Website Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)
Located on the edge of the Lake District, Furness College is the largest FE College in Cumbria offering an extensive range of courses with a particular emphasis on technical learning, apprenticeships and Higher Education, in addition to the broadest A’ level offer in Cumbria. We are a community of staff dedicated to creating a positive and inclusive environment for all.
• Competitive salaries
• Generous annual leave
• Flexi scheme
• Family friendly policies
• Fantastic facilities and resources
• Training opportunities
• Free onsite parking
• Onsite gym
• Funded Flu vaccinations
• Funded eye tests
• A great working environment!
Head of Sixth Form
We are seeking a Head of Sixth Form (HoSF) to join the college management team, the ideal candidate will provide inspirational leadership and management to all staff within The Sixth Form, ensuring a high quality experience with outstanding outcomes for students.
The HoSF will have a critical role to play working with colleagues across the organisation, developing strategies to develop, attract, recruit and retain students in line with corporate objectives. The HoSF will play a key role in developing the curriculum to ensure The Sixth Form offer is attractive to future students and meets the skills needs of the local and regional area.
Responsible for a large team, the suitable candidate will be a proven people manager with the ability to delegate and lead deputies being a critical part of the role. It is essential that applicants have a passion for education, want to make a difference and can contribute to meeting the strategic vision and values of the college.
Closing Date: 5 March 2024
Interview Date: 13 March 2024
Furness College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and staff. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken, including an enhanced DBS check with barred lists and references.
Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying this post is ‘exempt’ from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975 as amended by the ROA 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order 1986.