Assistant Learning Area Manager (ALAM) - Health and Care
37 days holiday, plus 5 closure days, Local Government Pension Membership, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking..
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Gower College Swansea for an innovative inspiring leader to join the highly successful Learning Area for Health and Care. This is a high performing area with many standards of excellence across the provision. One of the largest Learning Areas in the College, the curriculum includes programmes across levels 1 – 5, with exciting opportunities for further development in response to the Qualification Wales review. Staff based in both our Tycoch and Gorseinon campuses are passionate and committed in ensuring the 1000+ learners in this area achieve their full potential, through a holistic curriculum delivery supported by extensive links with stakeholders across the sector.
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 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, WBL, 14-16 and 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 relevant 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 couples 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.
A teaching commitment of 10 hours per week will be required.
To view more details and make your online application, please visit our vacancy page via the Apply link
Interviews to take place on Friday 31 August 2018.
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 could require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.