Programme Area Manager - Fashion

About Morley College

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.

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.

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

Experienced candidate wanted for Programme Area Manager in Fashion at Morley College London’s Waterloo Centre. We are looking for the right candidate to oversee our programme of highly specialised non-accredited courses in fashion, costume and accessories alongside our ground-breaking HE Fashion provision. You will have a background in delivering fashion education across a range of related specialisms including non-accredited adult education as well as Level 3 through Level 6 qualifications. You will have the knowledge and experience to embed current and emerging practice across both accredited and non-accredited provisions. You will have experience of working in a high performing team to develop and deliver quality teaching and learning to adult students in centre and through a relevant VLE. Management experience is desired but not mandatory. Potential job share for the right candidates. 

How to Apply

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2024 at 10am. Late applications will not be considered.

Interview date: Tuesday 11th June 2024

Please note that applicants should 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  for further details. If you wish to apply for more than one job you will need to complete a separate application form for each position.

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.

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.