Team Leader: MIS Development & Helpdesk

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.

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.

We are a collaborative community, which Ofsted recently recognised as Good with Outstanding features and TEF rated Gold.

As well as joining a creative, innovative leading London College focused on social justice and providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities for all, there are plenty of other rewards for working at Morley College London:

  • Generous annual leave allowance (30 days, more for teaching staff) plus Bank Holidays
  • Christmas closure period
  • Excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Access to an employee retail savings platform, offering significant discounts at most major retailers
  • 100% discount on the cost of undertaking a Morley course of your choice
  • Season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme
  • On site cafeterias
  • A busy events calendar, offering you the chance to attend regular Morley creative exhibitions, student awards, dances, concerts and more
  • A lovely work environment, surrounded by creative arts, music and friendly, helpful colleagues

About the Role

Morley College London is looking to appoint a Team Leader: MIS Development & Helpdesk to join the MIS team, and lead on one of the team’s core functions. If successful you would be overseeing a small team to cover a wide variety of functions within the MIS function at Morley.  These functions include the administration of timetabling and register information, administration of Morley’s student record system (UNIT-e), maintaining the curriculum catalogue and helping to respond to ad-hoc requests that come into the MIS team’s shared inbox/helpdesk, as well as driving the development of new systems and processes with the MIS Developer. 

You would primarily be based at the College’s Waterloo Centre, with some travel to other centres and some work from home available.  You will liaise with staff from throughout the College (Curriculum teams, Estates, Finance, etc.), gaining a good understanding of many parts of the College’s operation

Returning your Application

Completed application forms must be received by 10am on Friday 19th April 2024.

Late applications will not be considered.

Please note that applicants must apply using the application form and CVs will not be considered. We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants, who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form. Please contact the People Operations team by e-mail at recruitment@morleycollege.ac.uk

Important information 

Morley College London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all time. As such we undertake safeguarding checks on the suitability of all prospective staff, including their online presence and social media accounts. It is a requirement that all successful candidates disclose all social media platform accounts that they hold

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 please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.