Director of Studies Animal Management and Saddlery

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Higher Education, Further Education
South East England
£52,737 to £62,572 per annum
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Director of Studies Animal Management and Saddlery (Maternity Cover)

£52,737-£62,572pa inclusive of London Weighting. Salary based on Leadership and Management grade

Full Time, Maternity Cover

36 hours per week

Enfield with travel to other sites

Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational and environmental land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College "good" with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College's forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Director of Animal Management and Saddlery.

The Princess Royal College of Animal Management and Saddlery has a well-established reputation for delivering high quality courses, with extensive animal collections at 5 sites across Greater London including city farms, zoo licenced and BALAI listed collections. Capel's course tutors all have exceptional skills with extensive knowledge and experience of the animal management and leathercraft industries.

Capel Manor College has a truly unique and prestigious leathercraft offer supporting the historic UK Saddlery and Footwear industries, and is the only college in Europe to offer a full-time Saddlery course supported by the Worshipful Livery Companies.

Our Animal Management and leathercraft courses give young people and adults the opportunity to gain nationally and internationally recognised qualifications from entry level to Bachelor Degree with the prospect of progressing to further study, higher education, employment or starting their own business venture whilst learning in a unique and supportive environment.

The successful candidate will lead, develop, manage and co-ordinate the development and delivery of a high quality, cost effective curriculum area which progresses towards and achieves the College's Strategic and Operational objectives in the curriculum area.

The post holder will have professional leadership skills, be a strategic thinker, have outstanding communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong partnerships with regulatory bodies and awarding bodies

The ideal candidate will be innovative and have strong links to industry, with extensive knowledge of the curriculum specialisms offered within Animal Management and Saddlery. They will be expected to contribute fully to the collective delivery of the College's strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity allowing you to develop your skill set and confidence in driving quality and curriculum improvements.

What's in it for you?

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), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

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

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

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