Head of Department - Digital

Job Roles:
Head of Department
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Information Technology
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
7th May 2019
Start Date:
Barnsley College
Job Ref:

Barnsley College is rated outstanding by Ofsted and has over 8,000 students across a wide range of Vocational, Part-time and Higher Education courses as well as A-Levels and Apprenticeships.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our high performing management team to help us continue to deliver an outstanding experience for our students in the following key role:

Head of Department - Digital
Salary £42,551

This role is new to the college and has been created to ensure we maximise the opportunities created by Barnsley Council’s commitment to creating a ‘Digital Campus’ in the town centre and the inception of new digital curriculum through T-Levels. The Head of Digital will provide leadership and line management for this newly formed department and will drive both excellence and growth.

The department, based at our Old Mill Lane campus, will contain provision from Creative Industries (digital and media) and C-STEM (computing) and will provide an excellent opportunity for an innovative and dynamic leader to create new provision that meets local, regional and national priorities.

We are a brave and forward-thinking college that strives for the very best in everything we do. We are committed to developing our staff and we are proud of the number of senior leaders we have created for the sector.

Key benefits include 47 days’ annual leave entitlement (including public and directed holidays), access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and a commitment to support job related training and development.

Closing date for applications is 27 May 2019.

For further details for this post please download the job description and person specification and further details

For details of how to apply and for further details this and all our vacancies please visit our website at www.barnsley.ac.uk and look at our current vacancies.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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