Director of Higher Education

Location: University Campus

37 hours per week

We are currently recruiting to the post of Director of Higher Education at B&FC. If you thrive in a dynamic and forward-thinking business, where new ideas and innovation are supported and encouraged, and you have the skills, experience and knowledge we seek, then we would be keen to hear from you.

Principle Duties:

  • Provide outstanding higher education leadership, further cementing B&FC’s position as one of the leading providers of college based higher education nationally.
  • Develop and deliver a HE Strategy aligned to B&FC’s vision, values and mission.
  • Ensure that academic standards are set and maintained across all HE provision through a culture of continuous improvement, accountability and excellence.
  • Lead the identification of opportunities to enhance the student experience, driving ongoing improvement in student outcomes.
  • Provide leadership for high quality learning and teaching in liaison with the Director of Quality and Standards, within a strong culture of scholarly research.
  • Manage the continuing development of the HE academic community through events such as the Research Symposium and the Learning & Teaching Conference and through the Scholarship Review publication, the scholarNet social scholarship website and the College’s internal Scholarship and Research Development Scheme.

Standard Responsibilities for all positions in B&FC:

  1. To fully adhere to all college policies and procedures.
  2. Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others.
  3. Pursue the achievement and integration of equality and diversity throughout all College activities.
  4. Blackpool and The Fylde College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
  5. To show commitment to the College and its internal and external customers.
  6. To work co-operatively with colleagues at all times.
  7. Undertake any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post.

For further information on this post please read the candidate pack.

To apply please submit a B&FC application form, an up to date CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria.

Closing date: 25th May 2018, 4pm. 

Interview date: 7th June 2018.