Learning Manager – Media, Digital and Computing

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £42, 931 per annum
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a Learning Manager – Media, Digital and Computing a full-time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.

The Role:

 As our Learning Manager – Media, Digital and Computing you will support commercial businesses and public sector organizations in recruiting and training skilled employees, magnifying and extending Crea8TECH’s impact. The Learning Manager will also maintain and develop partnerships with universities, schools, colleges, and training providers to create valuable opportunities and support the local community through arts, charitable work, and partnerships.

 The Learning Manager’s role will be underpinned by four core themes: Diversity, Sustainability, Digital Technology, and Leadership. These themes are integrated into the curriculum to promote awareness, action, and critical reflection. The curriculum design, guided by principles of innovation, relevance, and inclusivity, offers diverse courses and pathways to meet individual learning needs, ensuring Crea8TECH remains at the forefront of educational excellence.

Responsibilities as our Learning Manager – Media, Digital and Computing:

  • Subject specialist teaching
  • Expand the current HE curriculum
  • Develop and expand the apprenticeship offer
  • Lead the delivery of an outstanding student experience
  • Support and manage the implementation of quality improvements within curriculum delivery
  • Manage, organise and motivate staff to ensure they meet their contractual duties
  • Monitor key indicators (e.g. in year retention, attendance, learner progress) to track performance and act here required to resolve issues
  • Lead the creation of area’s annual self-assessment review, then develop and manage the implementation of the quality improvement plan in a timely and effective manner
  • Lead and manage staff, set clear objectives, carry out regular 1:2:1 meetings and appraisals, and support continual personal development
  • Lead and participate in team meetings and be an active member of the college management team
  • Manage day to day occurrences to maintain a good quality student experience
  • Amend timetables for staff and students to ensure parameters and funding requirements are met
  • Ensure the curriculum delivery develops employability skills
  • Liaise with the Student Support team and ensure effective strategies are in place to ensure student retention
  • Ensure college systems are used effectively by team members e.g. Promonitor
  • Champion the promotion of positive student behaviour and implement the student disciplinary process where appropriate
  • Compile data and carry out analysis/reporting regarding students
  • Provide academic and pastoral support to students if necessary and making referrals where required
  • Lead, organise and attend parents’ evenings and open events

As our Learning Manager – Media, Digital and Computing, you’ll ideally have:

  • A degree level qualification
  • A teaching qualification relevant to post-16 education
  • Evidence of relevant continued professional development and/or training
  • An excellent teacher / lecturer with a track record of success
  • Leadership experience in industry or education 
  • Effectively building and leading teams to success
  • Successful curriculum management, development and innovation
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • An understanding of issues that may impact student engagement with education and their learning
  • A broad understanding of national education policy which reflects opportunities and challenges within the current post-16, adult, higher apprenticeship landscape

Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

36.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays
up to 4 days leave during the Christmas closure period
Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
Pension options
Excellent support and career development with the help of our Teaching and Learning Coaches and Quality department

Closing Date: 11th August 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Learning Manager role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.


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