Programme Area Manager for Health and Science (0.8)

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.

About the role

It’s an exciting time to join Morley College as we are looking for Programme Manager - Health and Science to join the Humanities and Applied Science School.

The successful post will be responsible for the leadership and co-ordination of accredited and non-accredited courses across all levels of provision, advising the students, quality assurance, and the management of lecturers and other departmental resources. You will also be responsible for leading the programme area’s curriculum development, with new course development and approval by the awarding organisation. As well as develop a very successful suite of science related Access to HE Diplomas to promote student progression to higher education.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Relevant subject specific qualification and/or expertise at degree level or above, such as DTLLS /PGCE / Cert Ed/ Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training or equivalent.
  • Enthusiasm for the subject taught with up to date subject knowledge and understanding of relevant pedagogical development in the teaching of STEM subjects.
  • Proven experience of leading Access to HE programmes and HE programmes.
  • A good understanding of quality assurance, current quality frameworks and commitment to customer care, with the ability to deliver quality improvement and an excellent learner experience.
  • Experience of curriculum development with the ability to develop the programme to increase market share.

If you are a highly motivated individual with previous experience working within FE, to deliver high quality teaching and learning on our science and health programmes please apply we would love you to join the team.

Returning your Application

Completed application forms must be received by 9am on Thursday 22nd June 2023. Late applications will not be considered.

Please note that applicants must apply using the application form and CVs will not be considered. 

The safety and welfare of our learners and staff is extremely important to us and this is why we pride ourselves on our safeguarding procedures. As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and Social Media background checks.

If applicable -Please note, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children.

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

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