Head of Building Services

Tresham College, are currently recruiting for a Head of Building Services based at our Corby Campus, overseeing provision in both Corby and Wellingborough.

As Head of our Building Services department, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Providing Leadership and management across the designated Directorate of The Bedford College Group (TBCG)
  • Leasing the management of all aspects of the operation and development of the Department across the Group working within the Group’s management framework
  • Delivering high quality learning programmes with high levels of student success and an unbeatable student experience across the group
  • Ensuring effective management and performance of your team within the directorate and oversee a high-quality provision from the team
  • Ensuring the achievement of both TBCG and departmental strategies and workplans
  • Ensuring all Statutory requirements, policies and procedures are in place and effectively communicated, implemented and followed by all employees of TBCG
  • Keeping the student experience at the heart of everything your Directorate does

Ideal candidates will have recent experience of successful leadership and management role within Further/Higher Education, with demonstrable experience of implement strategy and policy development alongside the following qualifications:

  • Degree and/or vocational training at an equivalent level
  • GCSE Maths and English (Grade A-C) or equivalent (Level 2)
  • Full teaching qualification (PCGE, Cert Ed, QTS)

Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational VISION values:

  • Valuing Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Improving Continuously - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on practice and learning from others.
  • Student Centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.
  • Open and Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage with and support each other.
  • Nurturing Education Excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.

About Tresham College

Tresham College has three main sites in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough, each with impressive modern buildings. Across our sites we offer a range of subjects including art & design, construction, engineering, motor vehicle, hairdressing and beauty therapy and more in support of our local communities.

About The Bedford College Group

The Bedford College Group was formed in 2017 following the merger of Bedford College and Tresham College and is now the largest provider of education in the South East Midlands, with over 15,000 students passing through our doors each year.

Today, the Group is made up of a family of colleges across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire: Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College and Tresham College in the towns of Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough; Shuttleworth College, a specialist land-based college; The Bedford Sixth Form, (the only dedicated sixth form in Bedford); The Corby Sixth Form, (opened in September 2023); and the National College for Motorsport alongside Silverstone race circuit. To widen accessibility to education and training, the Group also has community-based Learning Centres in Bedford, Corby and Kettering which offer IT training.

Safeguarding our Students

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.
Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

Terms and Conditions - Bedford College

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • 35 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking (subject to availability)
  • Retail and leisure discounts

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