Department: Access and Continuing Education
Campus: Seasiders Learning Centre
Salary: £39,950 - £43,657 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Closing Date: 01/04/2019 - 23:59
Interview Date: 25/04/2019
Come and work at Blackpool & the Fylde College where you can enjoy a generous benefits package:
- Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
- Free courses*
- Competitive pension scheme
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Flexible working hours
- Free 'healthy' breakfast
- Family friendly policies
- Access to mental health support and advice
- Free eye tests and healthcare schemes
- Free car parking
- Starbucks - dependant on campus
- Food outlets catering for a variety of choices
About the College:
One of the UK’s leading Further Education colleges, B&FC offers high quality technical and professional routes to professional and skilled employment facilitated through strong relationships with industry. Academic standards at B&FC are consistently rated as amongst the best in the sector. We are graded outstanding by Ofsted and the Skills Funding Agency’s Education and Training National Success Rate Tables show us as the highest performing large college for student success rates for four consecutive years.
Our Higher Education provision has earned commendations from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). B&FC was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of the bespoke professional degree provision, co-created with both regional and national employers. In September 2016, we were the sixth college in the country to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers.
We are a customer centric organisation. We work closely with industry partners to develop their workforce of the future, whilst ensuring our students have the opportunity to secure sustainable employment.
We have invested c£50m in learning infrastructure in the last 5 years.
We focus on those aspects of education and training which are needed to drive the economy, deliver a skilled workforce for industry, secure employment for students and promote social mobility
More than 1,000 businesses locally, regionally and nationally chose B&FC to deliver education and training programmes for their employees with High levels of repeat business
Annual planned investment in industry-standard equipment and facilities, dual professional staffing and industry placement for students to ensure employer partners get the highly skilled workforce they need to drive their business forward
Access & Continuing Education:
Seasiders’ Learning Centre is based in the heart of the community in one of Blackpool’s highest area of social deprivation. The centre engages and works with a diverse community across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. Customers include the short and long term unemployed, lone parents and students for whom English is a second language (ESOL), all of whom are the hardest to reach and have multiple challenges and barriers to work, life and social inclusion.
Key to the success is the strong working relationship with a range of employers to develop and create bespoke training programmes which provides opportunities to take the unemployed into employment. The Centre strives to be a single point of contact for employers providing an outstanding candidate skills matching service.
The centre offers different delivery models, to capture a wider audience and to facilitate employability learning programmes that incorporate an innovative and creative blended learning approach. The programmes provide an opportunity for all to participate in learning and creating a stronger, healthier and more resilient community workforce.
Seasiders’ Learning Centre forms the hub for community engagement in courses to support the development of employability skills, including English, maths and ESOL. Courses are offered on a part time basis, taking into account adult students’ other commitments, and to ensure a wider audience can access the courses.
Summary of Responsibilities:
To effectively lead and manage the full student experience, resources, staffing, curriculum design and delivery (learning, teaching and assessment) which delivers outstanding outcomes for all students.
Please download the application support form to view the full job description and person specification.
Standard Responsibilities for all positions in B&FC
- To fully adhere to all college policies and procedures.
- Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others.
- Pursue the achievement and integration of equality and diversity throughout all College activities.
- Blackpool and The Fylde College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
- To show commitment to the College and its internal and external customers.
- To work co-operatively with colleagues at all times.
- Undertake any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post.
Reward and Benefit Package
To view our full reward and benefit package, please visit our Benefits section.
How to Apply
To apply for this post please complete an Application Form and Application Support Form, once completed please send to email@example.com. Please also consider the closing date of this vacancy. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.