Executive Director – Employer Responsive Delivery

Barnsley College

  • Competitive
  • Barnsley / Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Barnsley College
Senior Leadership Team
Competitive Salary

At Barnsley College, our students are at the heart of everything we do. Our vision, purpose, values and strategic priorities ensure that our focus is inspiring our learners and transforming lives. We encourage all our staff and students to dream big and we are proud to say that each passionate member of our outstanding organisation is always striving for excellence, and this positive culture has a real impact on the aspirations of our students.

Our new Executive Director will play a visible role in the leadership of the college, reporting directly to the Principal and CEO. This post requires someone with excellent project management skills and possess the ability to forecast and respond rapidly to the ever-changing landscape within FE, ensuring the College is well positioned for the future to maximise opportunities and to grow apprenticeship provision in line with local and regional requirements.

Company benefits

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (Up to 47 days per year including bank and public holidays)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Exclusive discounts for high street and online stores
  • Access to healthcare as members of the Westfield Health Scheme or Health Shield
  • Funded CPD opportunities, regular staff development days and paid volunteering days
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted gym membership (Onsite facilities)
  • Northern Rail Season Ticket Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Microsoft Office 365 for personal use on up to five machines
  • Discounted hair and beauty therapies available at our onsite salon
  • On site subsidised Starbucks

The Executive Director will have responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the College’s apprenticeship delivery in all aspects, ensuring that any issues are anticipated and/or managed effectively to the satisfaction of the College’s clients and customers. They will also develop strong relationships with employers and sector bodies, ensuring high levels of stakeholder engagement and satisfaction.

We are committed to putting the needs of our students first and promote a positive working environment across everything we do. The Executive Director will work with colleagues to deliver an offer that meets stakeholder’s needs both now and with a view to 2030. As such, we are looking for an Executive Director who can drive the college strategy in becoming leaders locally, regionally, and nationally in employer led skills provision.

Please see our Information Pack, Job Description and Person Specification for more information on this role.

Closing date for applications Monday 4th December 2023 – We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest.

Please note interviews will be held Monday 18th December 2023.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from DBS.

Please be aware that it is a Criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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