Head of Automotive & Engineering
Rush Green Campus

Job reference: 001670

Location: Rush Green Campus

Closing date: 02/12/2021

Interview Date: 05/01/2022

Salary: £46,260 - £52,060 pa plus London Weighting £1,812

Employment type: Full Time

Department: Automotive & Engineering

Hours per week: 36

About Us

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 7,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our Values

What are our values?

We are:

  • Learner Focused- ensuring they are at the heart of everything we do;
  • Respectful- valuing and treating all fairly as individuals;
  • Passionate- demonstrating energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential;
  • Collaborative- always working together to achieve excellence and growth;
  • Excellent- in learning, teaching and assessment, the key to our success.   

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College.

We are looking for motivated, learner- centered and outstanding Head of Automotive & Engineering, who can inspire students and staff alike, have a flexible and creative approach to their work; and foster the development of excellent technical learning and entrepreneurial skills.

The Head of Department (HoD) is responsible for the growth and performance of designated department(s) including teaching, learning and assessment practices and business planning.

Working closely with the Assistant Principal, the HoD will focus on the strategic growth,  operational development and continuous improvement of designated department(s), adopting an agile approach to ensure the curriculum reflects trends, LMI, industry reforms etc.

The HoD will liaise with relevant external partners to ensure the department maximises opportunities

If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

*Please note, that we have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline*


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