Head of Department – Construction Work Based Learning

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary |GBP 35,809 – GBP 37,993
12 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Department – Construction Work Based Learning


Salary |GBP 35,809 – GBP 37,993 

Contract | Full time and permanent

Location | Ashley Down Centre / SBSA

Closing date: 4 November 2018 (midnight) 

Interview date: 14 November 2018 


About the Role

You will be responsible for the leadership and management of work based and apprenticeship programmes in Construction, to lead and drive curriculum development, and delivery of Level 2-3 and higher Construction provision at Ashley Down Centre, South Bristol Skills Academy and Off-Site. 

You will be required:

  • To lead and manage the construction department, with oversight for securing and sustaining improvements in all aspects of curriculum and quality
  • To work in partnership with employers to effectively align current and future curriculum and qualifications to employer expectations and labour market demands
  • To lead the development of a high quality student experience, creating partnerships between employers,  academic and professional service teams
  • To work across the whole College as a member of the College Leadership Team promoting and actively demonstrating the College’s values of integrity, respect, ambition and pride, fostering a culture of high expectations for staff and students

Your past experience 

You will be qualified to degree level or hold an equivalent professional qualification. You will also hold a teaching and / or assessing qualification in further education. You will have experience of leading and managing engineering provision up to level 5 and of successfully leading and performance managing a team of teaching and assessing staff.

Life at City of Bristol College

We are one of the city’s largest employers based across four different sites. We offer a wide range of provision from entry to degree level and cater for students of all ages and backgrounds. Our success isn’t possible without the commitment and dedication every member of staff demonstrates. 

City of Bristol College offers generous holiday entitlement of 51 holiday days (including bank holiday and closure). In addition, we offer membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme as well as a range of other benefits including a supportive package of continuous professional development. 

So, if you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role and contribute to delivering on the College’s values of integrity, respect, ambition and pride, we look forward to receiving your application.  If this opportunity excites you, and you are ready for a challenge please see our website for details.

Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information about the post.

How to Apply

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You will be directed to City of Bristol College’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.