Further Education Adviser
The FE Commissioner is at the forefront of the Government’s drive to establish a strong, resilient Further Education sector that supports educational outcomes and economic growth. The FE Commissioner team is key to leading intervention in colleges facing significant and developing challenges in financial health or educational underperformance.
In July 2017, the Secretary of State for Education announced proposals for an expanded FE Adviser as part of a package of reforms for strengthening quality improvement in the Further Education sector. To help deliver these proposals we are looking to appoint one FE Adviser who will be a specialist in FE Finance.
Successful candidates for this position will be required to demonstrate their status as a qualified and experienced chartered accountant. You will have experience as an FE College Finance Director, successfully leading a finance team in a medium FE College. You will have exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at the highest levels, in addition to excellent management and interpersonal skills. You must also have the ability to work effectively with civil servants, college leaders and key stakeholders and will show resilience and the capacity to maintain a positive approach in challenging circumstances.
Appointments for this role will be on a two-year fixed term contract. FE Adviser’s are remunerated at £600 a day. The expected start dates for this role is autumn 2018.
Please submit your current CV with a cover letter to FE.COMMISSIONER@education.gov.uk
Closing date is Monday 30 July 2018