College wide role
Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications.
WE are delighted to confirm that following a recent funding allocation, we are investing heavily in our Engineering provisions at the College. We are looking for someone to join our team to push forward on our expansion plans and further grow this area of the College.
Located across four different campuses, Worcester, Redditch, Bromsgrove and Malvern, HoW College is a thriving organisation with a vast and diverse community of learners. Our learners and staff benefit from a range of modern facilities and some of the best employee development and training opportunities in the area.
Working in partnership with Worcestershire LEP, Heart of Worcestershire College are entering the first stage of a major capital project in Engineering.
Through £1.2million of investment HoW College Engineering Students are already starting to benefit from new advanced engineering and manufacturing equipment, newly created Electrical Installation workshops and a Centre of Computer Engineering.
Over the next 3 years a further £8 million will be invested into the curriculum area, commencing in early 2018 with the development of a new purpose built centre for Automotive Engineering and Plumbing and Heating Engineering. This project will give us an exciting opportunity to invest in new technologies, create world class facilities and outstanding learning opportunities within the area of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing.
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Engineering and Construction team within Heart of Worcestershire College.
To be considered for this role you must have:
• Experience of successful area and curriculum development with evidence of implementing innovative modes of delivery.
• A proven track record of people management and the ability to challenge poor performance
• Experience of successful project management from inception through to completion, with the ability to work with people at all levels
• Experience of the development of learners’ technical skills attainment, employability, work experience and progress
In return we offer a friendly, modern working environment, a diverse employee reward scheme, childcare voucher scheme, pension scheme, continued professional development and a generous holiday allowance, along with many other benefits.
Our vision is
‘To provide Worcestershire with high quality further and higher education and training.’
To do this we believe in raising students’ aspirations, self-confidence and significantly improving their employability prospects. We want our dynamic workforce to share our passion and enthusiasm. We believe in providing employers access to on the job training to develop their workforce. We are also committed to working with key stakeholders to enhance the economic prospects in the area.
As one of the largest employers in the area we pro-actively support and invest in our workforce to attack a wide range of specialist skills. We pride ourselves on our progressive and flexible approach and in our investment in our workforce, and as we enter the next phase of our growth strategy, there’s no better time to join us and to help us deliver our clear vision for the future of further and higher education.
Closing date for this post is: Monday 19 March 2018
Interview date: Monday 26 March 2018
To apply please visit www.howcollege.ac.uk
This College is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to complete and pay for a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The costs of this check will be deducted from the applicant’s first salary payment from the College.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.
HoW College is a Smoke Free environment from the effects of direct/indirect contact with smoking, and all smoking related products.