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Programme Manager Further Education

Ruskin College

Salary:   £38,000 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 08 September 2023
Closing Date:   Sunday 01 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   RUSK1

Who is Ruskin College? 

Ruskin is a unique place. Our story began two centuries ago in 1899 and today we have a well-earned reputation as a ground-breaking college, combining life-transforming education with an unerring commitment to social justice and a better world. 

Our mission is to provide the best level of education and inclusion opportunities to adults – particularly those who may be excluded or disadvantaged – and to transform the individuals concerned along with the communities, groups and societies from which they came. 

What will I be doing? 

The role of Programme Manager – FE provides overall leadership and management of; quality assurance and improvement, FE curriculum, performance management of academic teams, and the learning, teaching and assessment and all student outcomes.

We are looking for an experienced Further Educational Practitioner who can lead FE learning, teaching and assessment across the College and enable tutors to be skilled and confident in online and blended learning delivery.

The primary aim of the role is to achieve outstanding outcomes for learners and deliver excellent learning, teaching and assessment.

What do I need to apply? 

We are looking for individuals who possess the following:

  • A higher degree and relevant Teaching qualification 
  • Proven experience of teaching across programmes and courses
  • Previous experience of FE curriculum design
  • Proven substantial management experience in an FE environment.
  • Proven experience of leading professional development in terms of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Be a clear, concise and effective communicator 

Why should I apply to work for Ruskin College? 

At Ruskin, we pride ourselves on the great experience we offer our staff. Whatever job you are applying for, you’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of the college. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion are essential values at Ruskin and represent the very building blocks of our foundation. We aim to be a genuinely inclusive organisation for staff in the same way that we are for students and the wider community. 

What is the application process? 

Applicants must provide a covering letter which fully demonstrates their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the job description. In addition to the covering letter, we ask that all applicants send an updated CV. 

Please upload your CV and Covering letters by the closing date of Sunday 1st of October 2023.

All shortlisted applicants are required to complete a self-declaration and disclosure form prior to interview. Satisfactory references will be required for successful job candidates. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  

Please note this role is based at Ruskin College, Oxford.

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