Director of Institute of Technology (IOT) and Higher Technical Education (HTE)

The Director of Institute of Technology, (Higher Technical Education) primary function will be to coordinate the cross-college delivery of the functions required to establish the South Yorkshire Institute of Technology (SY IoT) to ensure a successful launch and opening of the IOT in September 2023 and success, thereafter, including employer engagement, marketing, curriculum, capital projects and Department of Education requirements.

You will have cross college responsibility for the Lincolnshire IOT (LIoT) which is already established. As an anchor partner in the LIoT and the lead partner in the South Yorkshire Institute of Technology, both of which seek to increase the number of students achieving higher technical qualifications at Levels 4 and 5 in a range of Engineering disciplines and Digital Technologies, the Director will be responsible for growing and developing new provision in these fields in order to meet the forecast outcomes and employer needs.  In this capacity, the role-holder will be expected to demonstrate subject level expertise to be able to engage with competence and gain employers’ confidence in both developing new courses and modifying existing ones to meet employer needs.

The role will involve developing effective relationships with all IOT partners and stakeholders, both internally and externally. To provide support to the Head and Project Managers for both Institute of Technology.

You will lead and support the development of Higher Technical Qualifications in line with national policy across all HE Schools working closely with the respective Heads creating internal progression pathways from IoT and technical level 3 provision at Doncaster College and North Lindsey College working closely with the FE Directors.

You will be a Graduate or have equivalent in a relevant STEM discipline with Qualified Teaching Status and have previous Experience of project management.

We are also looking for individuals with budget and financial management including capital projects.

For an informal chat about the role please contact to arrange a meeting.

Closing date for applications is the 20th Feb 2023, and interviews to commence on the 3rd March 2023 .

It is great to work for the DN Colleges Group, we offer an attractive salary plus many other benefits including DNCG Benefits (access to retail and leisure discounts), cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site nursery, health & fitness suite, generous annual leave, development opportunities and pension provisions.

The DN Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers must therefore be willing to apply for DBS clearance at an Enhanced level.

We are recognised as a Disability Confident employer, Mindful Employer and also positively encourage applications from all ethnic backgrounds.

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About us

At DN Colleges Group, we are working towards a common goal: to transform our communities through learning. This vision reflects our belief in our students and in our ability to transform their lives so positively. Our students are at the heart of everything we do.

Our educational hub spans Scunthorpe to Doncaster and beyond. We combine distinct, high quality teaching and learning with local, regional and global reach. We connect our students and staff with partners and employers across the east/west corridor from Sheffield City Region to the Humber and Lincolnshire, across the UK and internationally

Our values

This vision is supported by a set of values that underpin how we operate every day across our organisation.  Across every team and department, we follow core values that guide our decision making, our interactions and our approach to challenges and opportunities.

These values are a fundamental part of DN Colleges Group, as we aspire to deliver outstanding and inspirational teaching and learning for our students every day.

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