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Head of Apprenticeships and Skills (Maternity Cover) - based at Preston Campus

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

Recognised by Ofsted as a 'GOOD' college, this is an exciting opportunity to join one of the country’s best performing land-based colleges.  This is an interim position to cover maternity leave from 1 December 2020 to the end of August 2021.  As Head of Apprenticeships and Skills, you will lead a team of managers to proactively enhance this provision of the College, building on current success, increasing recruitment and delivering outstanding results.  A key focus of 2020/21 will be the quality of education building on the excellent work that has already taken place.

You will have experience in developing and overseeing the effective delivery of apprenticeship training and have a proven track record in demonstrating that each step of the learner journey is one of high quality.  You will also have sound knowledge of Full Cost Provision and AEB delivery.  You must have thorough knowledge of ESFA funding, audit requirements as well as a clear understanding of the new apprenticeship standards.  Under the leadership of the Assistant Principal Apprenticeships and Skills, you will be skilled in managing staff and working with other key stakeholders to achieve the department’s contractual, financial and other key performance indicators.

In return we can offer you:

  • Competitive terms and conditions including Teachers’ pension
  • Highly motivated and professional staff team
  • Effective senior leadership support
  • Friendly and welcoming environment
  • Impressive facilities
  • Access to funding for professional development
  • Free parking

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week.

The salary range is £34,264-£45,995 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience.

The closing date is Wednesday 30 September 2020.

It is anticipated the virtual interviews will be held on Friday 9 October 2020.

Please visit the College website or contact the HR team by email hr@myerscough.ac.uk for an application pack.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Apprenticeships & Skills
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Closing Date
Wednesday 30 September 2020
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