Suffolk County Council
Adult Learning Service Manager
Suffolk County Council is responsible for leading and commissioning an Ofsted rated 'Good' and significantly sized learning offer, accessed by nearly 5,000 adult residents across the county. Due to recent changes within the service infrastructure, the council is now seeking to appoint two exceptional adult learning professionals to drive forward adult learning in Suffolk.
Reporting to the Head of Skills, this role will lead an ambitious and compelling strategic business plan for the Adult Learning service which supports and drives the council's organisational strategy for inclusive economic growth.
You will lead a financially sustainable, high-quality service which delivers skills and lifelong learning in support of local businesses whilst also responding to local community learning needs.
The council is seeking an exceptional and talented leader with significant experience within the further education or adult learning sector.
You will have:
* significant experience in the UK skills system and commercially challenging environments
* demonstrable experience in systems leadership, quality assurance and building powerful mutually beneficial external relationships
* proven influencing and negotiating skills to proactively lead and deliver change.
You will be required to participate in the interview process for the Deputy Adult Learning Service Manager appointment which will be on 1 August 2018.
For an informal discussion only, please contact Andrea Wood on 07885 203479.
Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.
Closing date: 18 July 2018.
Interview date: 26 July 2018.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.
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