Head of Department - Construction

Up to £44489 per annum
22 Dec 2017
16 Jan 2018
Sharron Probert
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Department - Construction

Location: Fareham, Hampshire

Salary: £44,489 per annum

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closes on: Monday 15 January 2018

Fareham College has recently been awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted; shortlisted as College of the Year by the TES and thanked by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, during Prime Minister Questions for supporting young people to develop the skills needed for the jobs of the future. We pride ourselves on providing the very best technical and professional training which equips our students with the technical, professional and employability skills required for exciting and rewarding careers.

The Fareham College Group offers brand-new state-of-the-art facilities comprising of technical and professional workshops, high-spec teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, gym, sports hall and commercial facilities. The Fareham College Group are extremely proud of the extensive support we provide for our students through our staff expertise within our student support infrastructure. The successful candidate will be a member of a team of over 300 academic and business support staff.

We are looking to recruit an ambitious and dynamic Head of Department for Construction who will be responsible for the management and development of our multi-discipline, multi-site Construction department consisting of Construction and the Built Environment and Civil Engineering and Groundworks.

You will be required to manage teaching, learning and assessment activities, develop and enhance the curriculum and ensure all provision delivered by the department and College partners is delivered to the highest standard. You will be required to line manage all departmental academic and curriculum support staff, plan and develop the curriculum in line with effective resourcing models, conduct teaching, learning and assessment observations and complete staff appraisals for direct line reports.

In addition to a recent proven record of success in a similar role and relevant professional, technical and business experience, you will need to hold a relevant degree and/or management qualification and an advanced professional qualification in a construction/civil engineering/groundworks trade, a teaching qualification, Assessor/Verifier Awards and have successful proven experience of managing Apprenticeship provision.

Benefits package

35 Days Annual Leave (exclusive of Bank Holidays), Teacher's/Local Government Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, Staff lounge, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.