Post: CREATIVE AND DIGITAL SKILLS BUSINESS CENTRE MANAGER
Hours: Full time, 37 hours
Ref No: J159/21
Closing Date: 5 December 2021
Interview Date: TBC
Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to appoint a Creative and Digital Skills Business Centre Manager to establish and be responsible for a creative and digital business centre at the college.
This unique role will support cross-sectoral collaboration between FE partners and creative and digital employers and innovators across the region to provide bespoke provision to close identified skills gaps. The incumbent will work closely with the Warrington digital enterprise hub by augmenting their support for digital entrepreneurship, business start-up and growth. The post holder will establish a steering group made up of local businesses and other stakeholders to drive curriculum design and delivery to ensure the college is delivering a curriculum that is essential to our economy and the communities we serve.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:
- A competitive salary
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Occupational pension scheme
- Employee benefits package
- Full programme of training and mentoring
- Induction programme and buddy scheme
- Flexible working, where appropriate
- Focus on sustainability
In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.
Suitable candidates will have an honours degree or equivalent, with a background in creative and digital media. Candidates should have a proven track record of success in teaching, learning and assessment and/or curriculum leadership, with FE/HE knowledge of funding frameworks, curriculum & sector developments and government policies and priorities.
For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.
The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.
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`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners’