An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our University Centre team, including Southwest Institute of Technology provision, that responds to higher technical skill needs within the local workforce. This includes degree and higher-level qualifications in subjects such as: engineering, renewable technologies, space technologies, nursing, teaching, law, software engineering, cyber security and networking.
The college is passionate about developing and growing our University Centre provision, which is reflected in rising student numbers and positive student feedback. The college works with the University of Plymouth, University of Greenwich and Pearson EDEXCEL to deliver local provision at HNC, HND, Foundation Degree and Degree level as well as a Postgraduate Certificate of Education. We are passionate about our student experience, the team go above and beyond to support students receiving a 91.8% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey, the 2nd highest score in the Southwest.
We have a vision for higher education that has significant local employer ownership, where employers lead on aspects of delivery and students gain a network of career contacts. We continue to invest in specialist facilities and staff to ensure courses deliver on expectation and can match technological developments within industry.
We are looking for a dynamic leader, passionate about higher education, working with industry and meeting higher level skills needs. The successful candidate would have a track record of working within higher education and leading successful teams, as well as a good understanding of the requirements of the Office for Students and quality processes.
We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and awarded a Gold Standard in the previous TEF cycle.
We offer a generous package with benefits including 40 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts.
Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 2 December 2022
Curriculum Vitae are not accepted, Application Forms only.
Successful candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the closing date.
Truro and Penwith College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record (DBS) check and past employment checks.