Head of School Business - Ref 190381R

Vacancy Filler Limited
18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of School of Business - Ref 190381R

Salary: Up to £48,500 p.a.

Our college is one of the most successful colleges in the country, renowned locally and nationally for our outstanding results, friendly and supportive culture and focus on putting the student at the heart of all that we do.

We value our staff and students highly, and invest heavily in their development, support and wellbeing. Situated in Leyland, Lancashire, the College is near the M6, M61 and M65 and within commuting distance of Manchester, Liverpool and the Lake District.

We are seeking an outstanding teacher and leader to join our high-performing College Management Team as Head of School for Business. The successful candidate will have a proven track record as an outstanding classroom practitioner, and will have highly developed interpersonal skills to influence others and continually make improvements.

The School of Business is a large and extremely successful school, with outcomes consistently well above national benchmarks, and high levels of student satisfaction. The School of Business provides a very comprehensive range of high quality learning opportunities across all of the College's programmes; it offers provision from Levels 1-5. There are A Levels in Accounting, Business and Economics; Level 2 and 3 BTEC Vocational Business courses; a Foundation degree and HNC in Business; and a range of Adult courses and Apprenticeships. In total, over 1500 students study a Business course at Runshaw.

The teaching team in the School of Business includes 22 teachers across all of the Programmes, 1 of whom is an Advanced Lecturer and 4 apprenticeship assessors. Each course has its own highly effective and productive Continuous Improvement Team with excellent, highly experienced course leaders.

Students benefit from Academy activities as part of the wider college Horizons Programme, as well as a broad experience of work related activities. The department continually develops strong links with local employers across all courses. Employability skills, along with high grades, success and achievement, are great strengths of the school, with a wide and varied programme of enrichment and enhancement for all courses on all programmes.

Our Management Team has a reputation for excellence and high achievement. We are keen to welcome an individual with drive, ambition and the right blend of skills to succeed in this complex and rewarding role.

Closing date for this post is 12 noon Friday 10th May 2019.

We are committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the health and welfare of all our learners.

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