Director of IT Services

Job Roles:
Director, Executive Director, Head of Department, IT, Manager
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Information Technology
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£55,000 per annum
14th Feb 2018
Start Date:
Basingstoke College of Technology
Job Ref:

Director of IT Services
37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Skills Funding Agency.

BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships, the achievement rates of our apprentices are significantly above the sector average and we have set ambitious growth targets up to 2020.

BCoT has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and forward-thinking IT professional. Through the provision of high quality, resilient and reliable IT services you will help us enrich the lives and transform the futures of our learners.

BCoT is a leading college in the use of technology enhanced learning. We delivery all of our programmes using blended learning, and we expect our students to have access to the best available IT resources and industry standard equipment.

In this role you will be leading the delivery of IT services across the college. It is both a strategic and hands-on job. The post-holder will need to be both highly technically competent and an effective business partner. Working with managers to help deliver their vision is a crucial requirement.

There will be an opportunity for a handover with the current post-holder before he retires.

This is a great time to join BCoT. The college was rated as good by Ofsted in 2016 and it has outstanding financial health. The college has a strong and expanding business training division (Aspiral Learning) and has recently opened a new construction training centre in Bordon.

There is no closing date for this position. Early applications are encouraged and the advert will remain open until an appointment is made.

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BCOT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by candidate) as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Basingstoke College of Technology
Tel: 01256 306369
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