Business Unit:
Canterbury College
Location:
Canterbury
Salary Details:
Fixed at £43,550 pro rata per annum
Hours Per Week:
37
Weeks Per Year:
52
Annual Leave:
38 days pro rata per annum (not including bank holidays)
Proposed Interview Date:
13/11/2020
Advertising End Date:
04/11/2020

About The Role

EKC Group are seeking a Head of Engineering and Motor Vehicle to join the Group at Canterbury College. As a Head of Engineering and Motor Vehicle, you will be responsible for managing a thriving curriculum area of over 300 students studying a variety or FE and full cost recovery programmes. You will be promoting high standards through a positive and supportive culture that aspires to be outstanding.

This is an exciting role leading on the Engineering and Motor Vehicle curriculum at Canterbury College alongside the deputy head and the programme directors. The position leads a department of 20 staff ensuring a coherent and well-planned provision  is delivered to students at all levels in the department. The role works closely with equivalent roles across the EKC Group family of colleges on a collaborative approach to the planning of a highly effective teaching, learning and assessment, including working with our apprenticeship teams to deliver the new apprenticeship standards in motor vehicle and engineering.

As the Head of Engineering and Motor vehicle your role will also include being responsible for the quality of programme provision, actively encouraging excellence in teaching, effectively managing a delegated budget. as well as a reduced teaching commitment that will include teaching advanced maths alongside electrical and mechanical science as an engineering specialist. Knowledge of motor vehicle curriculum will also be advantageous.

Working at EKC Group is extremely rewarding with excellent benefits, such as, competitive holiday entitlement, access to a range of discounts on many high street stores and a generous pension scheme.

About You

Our ambition is to find an experienced yet innovative and proactive individual to join our management team to continue the recent improvements in the departments provision including developing further links with industry partners. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum delivery is of the highest quality whilst ensuring the required support is in place to help all learners thrive and achieve in our dynamic teaching and learning environment.

The successful candidate will bring a track record and genuine passion for driving up standards and a can-do attitude that will inspire your team. Up to date industry knowledge and a good understanding of current industry practices are essential requirements for this role. So too is a commitment to excellence, a focus on delivery and strategic understanding.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a degree level qualification and a recognised teaching qualification (DET/PGCE/CertEd). With demonstrable teaching practice at good or outstanding level, you will also have experience of curriculum planning and development and a proven ability to manage and lead an experienced, professional team to deliver results.

 

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