Head of School - Computing & IT

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Further Education
South West England
Other Gloucestershire
£35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Protocol Excellence in FE
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Protocol are working with a large FE college who due to large student numbers are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable FE manager to join them as Head of School - IT & Computing.

Main duties and responsibilities
- Manage the effective delivery of the curriculum for all students (within area of responsibility) to ensure the delivery of an appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost-effective curriculum programme which supports future employment and meets employers’ needs.
- Deliver an outstanding department, which has an excellent reputation with local partners and is the first choice for learners and parents.
- Continually review the curriculum to ensure the curriculum offer meets both student and
employer needs and achieves income targets.
- Embrace the challenges of providing a value added provision, delivering maths and English,
tackling new assessment regimes and developing e-learning.
- Manage students’ programmes and set aspirational targets to ensure they are equipped for their future lives with the prospect of securing the best possible employment or study options.
- Ensure that excellent customer service is provided at all times to students, internal and external partners and parents.
- Manage and implement changes in the curriculum that offer flexibility, creativity and
opportunities to meet the needs of the students’ lifestyle, local business growth plans and
Government priorities.
- Build a high performing team, manage effective and appropriate communication and implement
succession planning.
- Manage all aspects of staff performance through appraisals that are clearly linked to the
College’s strategic plan, KPI’s and ambitious teaching, learning and assessment targets.
Transforming lives, supporting business
- Undertake activities that improve teaching, learning and assessment, including learning walks observation of staff.
- Develop the knowledge and skills of staff through organising purposeful and effective CPD
- Manage delegated budgets appropriately and meet financial targets.
- Develop growth and a diverse portfolio of curriculum delivery that meets the needs of a range of students.
- Develop an annual business plan and Self Assessment Report, ensuring clear linkages with the College’s Strategic Plan.
- Promote and develop the College’s reputation through meeting learners’, internal and external partner’s and parent’s needs.
- Promote GC as a valued destination of choice and progression pathway.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and knowledge to undertake this role with success please apply with your updated CV.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Protocol Excellence in FE
Tel: 0115 911 1268
Fax: 0115 9111212
Contact: Protocol

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