Head of Land-Based

Suffolk New College


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Up to £43,662 per annum
35 hours per week (includes some teaching hours)

This is an excellent career opportunity to join the management team at Suffolk New College. This role will require you to lead on the operational and strategic aspects of the Land-based curriculum area. You should have a background in the area of horticulture or agriculture along with teaching experience accompanied by a teaching qualification.

Working closely with the Director, you will pro-actively support, lead and develop staff to deliver an exceptional learning experience.

You will therefore need to be able to demonstrate:

Excellent people management and development skills
Expertise in the curriculum areas of the role and have experience of working with young people aged 14+
Ability to build and develop sustainable relationships with employers and external agencies
Creative and innovative approaches to curriculum, which deliver an exceptional learner experience and learner outcomes

As part of this role you will also be required to undertake some teaching hours, therefore you should also be able to demonstrate proven teaching expertise in a related subject area and a lesson observation profile of good or better.

A relocation support package will be available for the right candidate, if re-locating from outside the area. This post is based at Suffolk New College, Rural Campus. Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses

For further information, please visit www.suffolk.ac.uk

Closing date: Monday 14th September 2020 at 12 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.


Suffolk New College



Ends on 14 Sep 2020

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