Learning Area Manager - External Focus, Creative and Innovation

Stroud, Gloucestershire
£29,172 - £32,358 per annum
06 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Fixed-Term until 31st August 2020.

37 hours per week.

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection.

SGS College’s highly successful Creative and innovation Faculty, have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Area Manager, for external focus provision, developing and extending, part-time courses, continual professional development, fulfilling the adult funding target; extending business pathways for Creative and Innovation Faculty, SGS.

The departments are based at our Stroud, Queens Road and Wise Campuses. The Stroud Campus has been delivering arts education for 158 years, delivering courses at levels 1-6 part-time and full-time; Queens Road campus also has longevity, it has operated as an Art School for 160 years, we deliver a highly successful large Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and a suite of Foundation Degrees and Degree courses, part-time and full-time provision. The Wise campus delivers a variety of Art and Design Courses, Level 1 – Level 3/4 courses.

All campuses have the potential to grow further adult & external focus provision.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified strategic, creative educator/project manager/learning area manager, who can lead and manage, develop provision and business, extend community, creative industries and schools partnerships. Offer advice, guidance and development to lecturers and technicians to promote and deliver transformative creative education to support progression for our students/participants into higher education and the creative industries. They will need to be able to ensure evidence meets the requirements of the awarding bodies and are in line with the Colleges own strategic goals of being Outstanding. The role will require an excellent communicator who can understand what is required to drive quality improvements to benefit both learners and staff.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

Expected Interview Date: Friday 23 November 2018.

Please apply via the link.


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