Head of School - Business, Sport, Hair and Beauty

Harrow on the Hill, Harrow Weald, Harrow
£50,331 - £56,359 pa, including London Weighting
25 Jan 2024
13 Feb 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

HRUC is a newly merged College Group, bringing together Richmond Upon Thames College and HCUC (2017 merger of Harrow College and Uxbridge College) in January 2023.   We are now seeking to appoint a Head of School - Business, Sport, Hair and Beauty.  

Reporting to the Assistant Principal for Student Aspiration and Projects, you will lead a team of 2 Section Managers, a Course Team Leader and full and part-time Lecturers. You will be responsible for the full range of provision on full and part time courses, including managing the quality of the provision and maintaining its high qualification achievement rates, alongside the developing commercial portfolio. You will lead on development planning in the area, including supporting the team with preparations for qualification changes and continuing to drive towards a skill based and employer focused curriculum. 

We are seeking an individual with management experience gained within Further Education with a strong record of achievement, preferably within one of the above curriculum areas. You will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject area and will have a good understanding of the needs of the sectors within the remit of this post, together with experience of curriculum design with employers to meet their needs. You should have good knowledge of relevant awarding body regulations and experience of quality improvement in an FE environment. You should also have good team leadership and management, and the drive and commitment to continue our excellent record of student retention, achievement and progression. 

Further details:    Job Description    

Equal Opportunities

HRUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks 

HRUC (Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.  

Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.

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