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Skills for Work Manager

Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Skills for Work Manager

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (0.2 teaching commitment) / 52 Weeks Per Year

Ref: 3904

Salary: Management Fixed Point 40, £39,665 gross per annum

The College

With over 10,000 students studying a range of programmes, Blackburn College is a large College with a rich heritage going back more than 125 years.Our first class, town centre campus has the perfect mix of state-of-the art classrooms, workshop facilities and town centre amenities.

This is an exciting time to join the College as staff and students work tirelessly to achieve the College's mission of "transforming students' lives and our community, through excellent education, training and support."

The Role

To have responsibility and oversight of the Skills for Work department for all adult programmes and study programmes where applicable, whilst also working in conjunction with Job Centre Plus and other external agencies; responding and developing provision to suit needs alongside any commercial opportunities.

The role is designed to manage and grow the Skills for Work department by continuing to work with, but not limited to, the local borough council, Job Centre Plus and the local communities to improve the lives of our learners by developing their employability skills and opportunities and further improve and promote the Skills for Work department for the College in the wider community as well as on site provision. The role includes the equivalent teaching of 1 day per week.

What we are looking for

Candidates must have a relevant degree or level 5 qualification as well as a recognised teaching qualification. A comprehensive understanding of Study Programmes and Adult Programmes and an ability to promote and curriculum build effectively for Employability qualifications is essential as is experience of effectively managing a team. Candidates must have a track of record of successful teaching in a relevant subject area and have excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Short listing Date: Thursday 23rd June 2022

Interview Date: Friday 1st July 2022
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