Subject Leader: Digital Innovation in Business and Enterprise

£38,805- £42,105 (incl. LWA) per annum AoC scale spine points 35 - 38. ). We will normally appoint at the bottom of the salary scale unless the successful candidate has relevant experience relating to the selection criteria over and above what is required.

36 per week FTE (to include some evenings and occasional weekends as required)

North Kensington Centre, Wornington Road, London W10 5QQ

About the role

  • Are you passionate about improving people’s life opportunities through education?
  • Are you forward thinking and interested in digital innovation in education and training?
  • Do you have experience of working with young people and adults in a further education setting?
  • Are you ready to join a growing team of enthusiastic educators in a thriving community setting?
  • Are you interested in curriculum and programme design working with communities, business and stakeholder partnerships?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Morley College’s North Kensington Centre is undergoing a large-scale £13 million refurbishment and will emerge as a state-of-the-art, community focused learning hub. We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and pro-active subject and programme leader who can help to shape our curriculum offer in the areas of Enterprise, Business and Finance with an emphasis on new technologies and digital innovation for business. An individual who is forward thinking and progressive in their approach to education and its possibilities for all.

Your role will be to grow our existing provision, and be part of new curriculum design, development and launch. This will include 16-18 study programmes, full-time adult provision, higher education and part-time courses. In addition, you will oversee specific programmes designed to inspire and motivate all learners. This is a once in a career opportunity to help shape the future of a newly merged organisation in a centre with brand new and renovated facilities.

You should have experience of working in a further education setting with both young people and adults as well as experience and/or an interest in designing curricula that meet a diverse range of learner needs. In addition, you should be an outstanding practitioner of teaching, learning and assessment with the ability to support others to develop their own professional skills.

Morley College London aims to have a workforce that is as reflective of the diverse population that it serves. The College particularly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented within the College at this level.

About Morley College London

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. We provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea. 

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.

Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with commitment and enthusiasm.

Benefits of working for Morley College London

The College offers a number of benefits to its staff including:

Benefits to support your wellbeing

  • Generous holiday entitlement of at least 37 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with a pro-rata entitlement for part time staff.
  • Access to College facilities including a subsidised refectory, staff room, library and access to a programme of exhibitions, performances and lectures that take place throughout the year.
  • A range of family friendly policies and procedures including childcare vouchers
  • Access to an online Wellbeing Centre providing a host of resources to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • An Employee Assistance Programme that provides access to 24h confidential counselling to support yourself and immediate family.

Benefits to support you financially

  • Access to defined benefits contributory pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme and Teacher’s Pension Scheme).
  • A 75% staff discount on Morley courses.
  • Access to hundreds of retail discounts from supermarkets and high street retailers both in store and online.
  • Access to discounted rates to shops, businesses and services in the local area. · Interest free season ticket loans.
  • Interest free loans to purchase a bicycle and equipment to cycle to work. We also offer the 3 “Cycle to Work” Scheme which is a scheme which allows you to “hire” a bike from the College and pay back through your salary to make tax savings of 32% or 42%.
  • Free access to Microsoft Office software for home use, and discounted rates on other software.

Closing date for applications12 noon Monday 28th February 2022

CV’s will not be accepted for this post.  Applicants should send a completed application form, giving names, addresses and telephone numbers of two professional referees, together with any supporting information by the closing date.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check

Please apply via the link