Head of Agriculture and Countryside

About the role

In a fantastic college where we already have a strong and successful education provision, can you use your excellent leadership and communication skills to inspire staff in your team to provide excellent teaching and learning to students?

We are looking for our next Head of Agriculture and Countryside!

This job offers a lot of scope, variety and responsibility. The key tasks you’ll be responsible for include the achievement of students in this learning area, staff management, curriculum planning, timetabling and budget for this department.

We would love to hear from candidates who are highly motivated with a commitment to succeed and can use this enthusiasm to successfully lead and manage a team.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours: 37 per week
Department: Curriculum 
Location: Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary: £35,819 - £45,333 per annum relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No HoA&C
Closing Date:Thursday 7 July 2022


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