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Thank you for considering working with us, from teaching to support roles, we offer a variety of employment opportunities with fantastic progression routes in our campuses based in and around the borough of Southend on Sea. You can search job vacancies below, we also post our jobs on Southend Learning Network and other recruitment sites.

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Job Title: Interim Head of Adult Skills and Employability

Hours: 30 hours per x 52 weeks per year

Salary: FE pay scale 38 – 44 £41,101 – £49,052 (0.8 fte pro rata)

Job Description:

Southend Adult Community College is a vibrant and successful College, with 3 sites. Our main site is based in the Southchurch area, close to Southend East train station on the C2C line. The College has 2500 Learners annually supported by 150 established staff. The college has an annual turnover of £2.7m. and is looking to grow its income.

The provision includes community learning, SEN and high needs provision, adult skills, vocational pathways, apprenticeships and study programmes for young people.

What are our values?

Inclusive – we are respectful and put people at the heart of all we do
Collaborative – we work together to achieve the right outcomes for everyone
Honest – we are honest, fair and accountable for our decisions and actions
Proud – we are proud of all we do
Agile – we are flexible and responsive to needs of people, community partners and employers

Join our Team!

We have a new opportunity for an Interim Head of Adult Skills and Employability, whilst we recruit to the permanent post.

Reporting to the Principal you will be an experienced manager who has a track record of successfully growing, planning and delivering an innovative and agile curriculum for skills development, employment, enterprise and apprenticeships.

You will have experience of successfully working with internal and external stakeholders, responding to the needs of individuals, employers, communities and partners addressing local and regional priorities.

You will have excellent communication skills and experience of work with employers to grow and deliver an apprenticeship offer that meets skills and employment gaps locally. You will have excellent team leadership skills and will be responsible for the day to day management of staff in the skills and employability team to ensure that the provision reflects the breadth and depth of the College’s vocational curriculum offer. You will lead and direct a team of enthusiastic and talented Learning and Progression Coordinators and tutors.

The successful post holder will also have a cross college role for staff wellbeing and communication.

If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

This role will require an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Southend Adult Community college welcomes applications regardless of gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith.

Southend Adult Community College aims to achieve curriculum excellence by promoting consistently high standards of teaching, learning and assessment across all provision. We expect all academic staff to take responsibility for ensuring that we are successful in creating a high performing and caring culture where learners are at the heart of all we do.

Southend Adult Community College is committed to ensuring that all learners, apprentices and staff understand how to keep themselves and others safe in college, in the community and in the workplace. We ensure our College community promotes a safe place to work and learn and we will put appropriate measures in place to safeguard learners and apprentices in the context of our geographical areas. This includes our duty under PREVENT to protect learners from radicalisation.

This role is not involved in regulated activity with Children and or vulnerable adults. This role will require an appropriate clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Pre-employment checks and training will include safeguarding training and a sound understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Closing Date: 25th October 2021

To apply for this vacancy send your CV and expression of interest demonstrating how your skills and experience meet our values for this role. Please submit your application to HR@southend-adult.ac.uk

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