Plumpton College

Programme Manager, Food Industry Skills

Plumpton, Lewes
£29,613 to £34,322 per annum
07 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
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We are looking to recruit a full or part time Programme Manager in Food Industry Skills to develop and deliver our curriculum to meet the local and regional requirements in our growing range of further education and apprenticeship food manufacturing courses. This is an exciting time to join us and play a key role in our team developing this area of our provision.

This role combines operational management, curriculum development and teaching as well as ensuring the delivery of the best possible experience to students through consistently high teaching standards and services. The Programme Manager will support the Curriculum Manager to oversee the delivery of this developing curriculum within the division.

The ideal candidate will ideally come from a bakery background, although experience of butchery or dairy processing would also be advantageous. You will have a strong knowledge of new product development, food science principles and batch production, and be confident to teach a range of bakery techniques. You will be a professional, hardworking and confident team player with a proven track record. You will need to be well organised and ideally have some teaching experience or be keen to learn.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th November at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 3rd December 

For further information about the role please see attached job description.

Completed application forms should be returned via the apply link.