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Head of Occupational Studies (Truro & Penwith)

Appointment from September 2023

Full Time

We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our Occupational areas including Construction, Automotive, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Hospitality and Catering programmes including Future Skills in a cross-site role with responsibility across all campuses.

The College has a large provision of occupational areas with approximately 500 students currently studying across the full-time programmes.  The Future Skills Programme area incorporates our apprenticeships, adult and project delivery with 600 apprentices, 2000 adult learners and facilitates our funding bids to enable us to invest in our teaching and training provision and update our facilities to support individuals, employers and the wider county.

The Head of Occupational Studies will be responsible for the quality of provision within the occupational area, this includes the curriculum offer and content, teaching and learning, pastoral support, learning resources, recruitment and the overall student experience. It is essential that they lead, support and motivate staff members and build good relationships with stakeholders and employers.

We are seeking applicants with good academic and professional qualifications, appropriate lecturing experience and experience of leadership in an educational context. The successful candidate will be a committed professional who is able to share their enthusiasm with students and staff to deliver a cohesive programme across all courses in the programme area.

A commitment to curriculum development and a flexible approach to teaching and learning are required. They will also need to work with confidence with a wide variety of ability levels and project enthusiasm for all aspects of the subjects.

If you are interested in this position and would like the opportunity for a phone conversation with the Principal, please email hr@truro-penwith.ac.uk and we will arrange a time. Interviews for this position will take place week commencing Monday 5 June 2023.

 We offer a generous package with benefits including 40 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts.

Job Details

Salary - £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Closing date - 19/05/2023 12pm
Location - Penzance, Truro

Curriculum Vitae are not accepted, Application Forms only. Successful candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the closing date.

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