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Role: Head of Construction and Sustainability
Salary: £45,906 - £55,908 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Stockport and Stretford (with the requirement to work across all campuses)
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced curriculum Head to lead our diverse and growing Construction provision at the Trafford College Group. This role will be responsible for driving forward the "Green" agenda and our recently launched "Sustainability Strategy" to realise our ambition to drive excellence in the sector. Based across two key sites at Stretford and Stockport, the provision includes a Commercial Gas Centre (ACS and AM2S) and a Cadent Gas and Renewable Technologies Hub alongside our extensive trade workshops and specialist facilities. This is an exciting time to join the Group and represents a fantastic opportunity to drive transformational change for the students, employers and communities of Stockport, Trafford, and the Greater Manchester region.
The Head of Construction and Sustainability is a new role and will be responsible for leading and managing a large curriculum team that delivers Construction Building trades, Building Services and Renewables. The curriculum covers levels 1 to 5 across all funding streams, including young learners, adults, higher education, and a substantial apprenticeship provision. Our qualifications include vocational, higher technical qualifications, higher national diplomas, and a new suite of T-levels. Your role will be to ensure the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment and to embed a culture of continuous improvement across the Construction department. You will also be responsible for the management and development of staff, departmental budgets, and physical resources across the department. A key part of this new role is to drive curriculum development in line with local skills needs and the requirements of our industry partners and the construction sector. The college is committed to investing significant resources in the development of green technologies and this area is a key strategic focus for growth.About youSubstantial experience of leading a large team of teaching staff, technicians and assessors within a further educational setting is essential. You should be experienced in curriculum design and development, departmental budgets and have a strong track record in sourcing and implementing industry relevant CPD which drives improvement in learner outcomes. Ideally you would have significant and up-to-date industry links and knowledge of the current national technical agenda and renewables strategy. Membership of professional bodies, industry sector forums or awarding body advisory panels would be highly desirable. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills, significant experience of raising standards of curriculum delivery, embedding effective quality assurance and delivering excellent outcomes for learners.About TCG:- A Great Place to WorkEvery year, thousands of students join us on courses that are designed to further their career prospects, enable transition to higher education or simply satisfy a desire to learn new skills and support well-being.
Employment at Trafford College Group brings many benefits including:
- 57 days annual leave (Inclusive of bank holidays)
- Generous contributory company pension scheme
- Childcare Vouchers
- Onsite Costa
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Continuous Professional Development
- Free Parking
Staff at Trafford College Group go above and beyond to ensure that our students get the best possible teaching and support to enable them to reach their ambitions. We expect the very highest standards for all of our students, and this is evidenced year after year by our achievement and progression outcomes.The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check. The Group will meet the costs associated with this.Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant. If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.