Assistant Learning Area Manager - Engineering

Tycoch and Gorseinon, Swansea
£39,118-£40,397 per annum
12 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Subject Area
Job Level
Lecturer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

37 hours per week, with a teaching commitment of 10 hours per week. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Gower College Swansea for an innovative aspiring leader to join the Learning Area for Engineering. A diverse Learning Area, the curriculum includes programmes across Levels 1-5, with the possibility of offering full degree programmes (Level 6) in the future.  A strong work based learning provision forms part of the delivery activities. Staff are passionate and committed in ensuring the many learners in this area achieve their full potential, through innovative teaching styles and excellent outcomes.

The programmes are currently delivered at two campuses, Tycoch and Gorseinon, with circa 75% of the provision being delivered at the Tycoch campus.

Working closely with the Learning Area Manager, you will assist with the planning and management of the Learning Area to include curriculum, quality, budgeting, staff and learner management. The Assistant Learning Area Manager will support the Learning Area Manager in leading staff to ensure that the highest standards of quality are achieved with a clear focus on excellent teaching and learning, raising standards and responding to learner needs.

Already holding a degree or equivalent in a related discipline and a recognised teaching qualification (PGCE or equivalent) you will participate in a Leadership and Management development programme.

With knowledge of current issues facing FE Colleges, you will have an understanding of FE funding methodologies including HE experience of developing curriculum to enhance progression and employability prospects.

If you feel you possess the innovation and drive with an in depth knowledge of the Sector with relevant industry contacts coupled with a ‘can-do’ approach we would like to hear from you. In return we can offer an excellent salary and benefits package coupled with a commitment to staff continuous professional development. 

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Interviews to take place on Monday 30th July.

Closing date: Friday 20th July.