Learning Resource Team Leader

You will maintain and enhance resources and utilisation of all Learning Resource Centres across the Oldham College campus. The students will work independently on projects; however, you will continue to support learners with completing assignments providing a suitable environment in the Centre for certain tasks/skills to be performed and assessed.

Your knowledge of IT, and how to use Excel, PowerPoint etc… will need to be of a high standard as you will be delivering personal development sessions to expand the student’s knowledge of IT.

Manage resources for students and support the development and use of assistive technology. This will include monitoring impact measures, liaising with admin and other student service colleagues.

You will lead your team and support them in their work, leading weekly meetings and working with the college to achieve our goal in becoming outstanding.

Ensure there is a smooth day to day running of the Centre, including general administrative and clerical duties including record keeping.

Deliver outstanding learning support assistance to students and staff in a fast-paced customer focused environment.

Emma Coppinger, Head of ISS, says “We are looking for an enthusiastic,  Team Leader who can take our department to outstanding, supporting students to achieve their full potential, by creating new and innovative ways of working and learning, in a fast paced environment”

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:  

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre both offering staff discounts

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer. 

But we want to deliver much more than this.  Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it.  We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities and new technology. 

We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.

Oldham College is a medium sized general further education college, with a turnover of almost £25m. It has one main campus in the centre of town, and this in the third phases of a £40m redevelopment which began in 2012.   Higher education is taught on a second, dedicated campus, a short walk away.   The College delivers a full range of work related education and training, including 16-18 programmes of study, T levels, apprenticeships, adult learning and higher education.  It has over 5000 full-time students and 600 undergraduates.   

If you want to be outstanding, and want to help us achieve the same thing, then please apply. 

Interviews will be held on Friday 19th August 2022

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.