Head of Education
Digital Skills Solutions
Digital Skills Solutions is a subsidiary company of Newham College London.
Digital Skills Solutions provides exciting opportunities for school leavers, and individuals seeking to gain employability skills and qualifications accredited by a global leader in skills development. Working in collaboration with Samsung Digital Academy we offer a fantastic range of Courses, Apprenticeships, Traineeships and relevant Work Experience.
We also support businesses to strengthen their workforce by providing work-ready apprentices as well as tailored development programmes for existing staff.
The Head of Education is responsible for the performance of the Education training area and leadership, development and clear strategic direction.
The Head of Education is expected to take the lead in developing and delivering outstanding teaching and learning and will act as a role model to all other staff within their area.
The successful candidate will implement quality assurance procedures and have management oversight of the self-assessment process and quality improvement plans according to DSS requirements and deadlines You will increase levels of student and employer satisfaction of provision and drive a ‘business approach’ that identifies opportunities for new curriculum innovation and growth and monitor and improve student enrolment, attendance, retention and achievement.
We are looking for a Head of Education who is qualified to at least graduate level (or equivalent professional qualification) and holds a teaching or assessing qualification.
The ideal candidate has knowledge and understanding of curriculum and qualifications with teaching experience. An understanding of the FE sector and the administrative demands required to ensure the maximisation of student success is very key.
If you have the ability to build and sustain effective relationships, proactive leaderships skills and can perform to tight deadlines, then we welcome your application.
Please send your CV and Covering Letter to: DSSHumanResources@newham.ac.uk
Closing Date: 29 April 2018
Interview Date 04 May 2018
This position is subject to DBS clearance. DSS is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. DSS is an equal opportunities employer.