Head of Creative, Digital and IT

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Further Education, IT Support / Technicans, Department Head
South East England
£44,062 to £47,969 per annum
Salary Description:
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Job Ref:
WFC 82

Head of Creative, Digital and IT

Location: East London

Hours: 36 hours, 52 weeks per year

Salary range: £44,062 - £47,969 p.a. (Dependent on Experience)

Benefits: We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS/TPS), employee assistance programme and free onsite parking, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, hair & beauty salon, eyecare vouchers, enhnaced sick pay, and Sodexo benefits scheme,

We are a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work. We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted. We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success.

We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive curriculum specialist to join the College as Head of Creative, Digital and IT. This is a priority area for the College and covers several curriculum areas that are linked directly to the Mayors skills for Londoners strategy.

You will lead and manage the diverse team to ensure high quality teaching and learning, curriculum integration, support and inclusive learning leading to high attendance, participation and excellent achievement. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the College meets all related targets successfully.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree or equivalent professional qualification. You will be skilled and experienced in managing curriculum, teaching and learning, funding, budgets and meeting financial targets. You will have significant knowledge of awarding body frameworks, codes of practice and processes that pertain to the Creative, Digital and IT provisions. You will have the skills to ensure the College meets the needs of the learners well and that the support is innovative and responsive to emerging trends and needs. You will also have good interpersonal skills and experience of using information systems and databases. You must be committed to equality and diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our learners and have a flexible attitude to work.

The successful candidate will have a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a 'can do' approach to addressing everyday challenges. If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as p

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Sharron Probert

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