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Head of School - Digital Technologies and Professional Services

East Ham Campus, East Ham, London, Greater London, E6 6ER
Newham College of Further Education
Full Time
£49, 317-£50,808 + £4,000 retention allowance
27th July 2022
Start Date
27th July 2022
8th September 2022 12:00 AM
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Start date
27th July 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1259957

Salary: £49, 317-£50,808 + £4,000 Recruitment and Retention allowance 

At Newham college we build great careers by offering a range of vocational learning routes to create independent, socially inclusive, and economically active citizens to lead meaningful and prosperous lives. We are continually improving our delivery of service to our stakeholders so that Newham college becomes the first choice for young people and adults. In April 2016 Ofsted judged the college as “Good” in all that we do, and we are proud of the expert teaching and guidance provided by our highly skilled qualified staff which is crucial in preparing our Learners for future success.

We are looking for an inspirational Head of School for Digital Technologies and Professional Services who can take the lead on vocational and career focused provision which currently includes T levels, Business, Digital Technologies, and Accounting. The area provides curriculum for young people and adults.

This unique opportunity is for a collaborative, aspirational and motivated individual, forward thinking and visionary, looking to develop the school of Digital and Professional studies further.

Salary: £49, 317-£50,808 +4K retention allowance

Post: Head of School - Digital Technologies and Professional Services

The post holder will lead a team of staff and demonstrate excellent communication skills and have strong leadership capabilities. The post holder must be willing to support the College’s Digital strategy and eLearning initiatives. In addition, you should be an outstanding practitioner, expert in Digital technologies and be keen, enthused and motivated by new and emerging technologies and can motivate and engage students.

The department is well sourced, to meet the needs of all learners, having undergone a complete refurbishment and significant investment in new labs, resources, and digital facilities, incorporating VR/ AR, Design, Networking, Immersive linked rooms and Cyber learning areas. Digital and Professional services forms one of the core curriculum areas and is part of the College’s estate , curriculum, growth, and strategic plans. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual that wants to be part of the College’s exciting ambitions, wants to inspire learners and teams, and wants to take their next step in their career.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be forward thinking, visionary and maintains high standards and looking to develop the School of Digital Technologies and Professional Services further.
  • Ensure the smooth and effective running of the School of Digital and Professional Service.
  •  Ensure the team maintains high standards in Teaching and Learning and Learner Progress
  • Support the colleges Digital strategy and e learning initiatives.

In return you can expect: -

  • A well-resourced curriculum area with state of the heart classrooms, digital technology labs and equipment.
  • Personal laptop.
  • A wide range of opportunities for professional development.
  •  An open and honest professional culture and learning community.
  • Car parking on-site.

 If you are ready to take the next step in your career, please submit your application ASAP. Interviews will be arranged on application.

Equality of opportunity

The College has a strong commitment to working towards the implementation of equality of opportunity in both service delivery and employment. The College’s mission and strategic objectives directly support this aim. All employees are required to actively support the development, dissemination and implementation of this aim and related policies and programmes.

Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting all learners' welfare and expects its staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.


Safeguarding Statement:

Newham College of Further Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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