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Faculty Head - Engineering & Automotive

Basingstoke College of Technology
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
28th September 2023 11:06 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1370729

Engineering & Automotive Department

Faculty Head

1.0 FTE (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

£60,000 per annum

We’re looking for a dynamic, experienced, inspiring leader with high expectations and ambition for students across a range of courses in engineering and automotive. You will be highly motivated with a strong track record of inspiring students to achieve their potential. You will have experience of managing curriculum areas and applications are particularly welcome from engineering specialists who have significant experience of managing engineering departments within an FE environment.

You will play a crucial leadership role in the evolution of our curriculum, the continual improvement in teaching, learning and assessment and the professional development of our staff to raise the achievements of our students.

You will have previous experience of working to deadlines and dealing with changing priorities, as well as a collaborative management style with experience of motivating teams to be engaged and highly perform. You will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills and high levels of accuracy and efficiency and you’ll know how to gather, analyse and interpret information to help you effect change and improvement

We will start to review applications 7 days after the vacancy is advertised. Interviews will be arranged as and when after this date, so please do not delay in applying.

Additional information

- Pension scheme: Teachers Pension.

- Generous annual leave entitlement, bank holidays (plus Christmas closure.) Retail Benefits scheme, free onsite parking, refectory/coffee shop, Gym and staff wellbeing day.

- DBS check is payable by candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Skills Funding Agency.

BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships and we have set ambitious growth targets.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.



Safeguarding Statement:

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.

Basingstoke College of Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology