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Croydon College is a great place to work. Right in the heart of Croydon and with a diverse and lively student body, there’s always something going on. All our staff receive a great benefits package along with competitive salary ranges. And the College has recently been inspected by Investors in People and retained this prestigious quality mark, demonstrating our commitment to investing in our staff and their futures.

In addition to the appointments listed below we are always interested in hearing from those with talent and skills they might wish to use either in a voluntary or paid capacity within the College. Please email recruitment@croydon.ac.uk if you would like to register an interest and would welcome a discussion.

We have also collaborated with a number of stakeholders and external partners to produce a comprehensive Equality and Diversity policy, which applies to all areas of teaching, learning and working within Croydon College.

Application Guidance Notes

Application Guidance Notes

Application Form for Full and Part Time Staff

Self Assessment Report

Strategic Drivers 

 

Current Vacancies

 
Chief Operating Officer
 
Sessional Lecturer in Vocational Business
 
Assistant Principal: Curriculum
 
Lecturer - Foundation Learning

 

Chief Operating Officer

£100,000 + benefits

Croydon College’s vision is to inspire and support learners to achieve Further and Higher Education qualifications, develop employability skills and change lives. Passionate about teaching and learning and its ability to transform lives, it works increasingly closely with its local community, employers and businesses and with the aim of providing learning opportunities for all.

With over 8,000 students choosing to study with the College each year, they are one of the largest providers of Further and Higher Education courses in the South East. An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Chief Operating Officer to help ensure the College continues to go from strength to strength.

Reporting directly into the Principal and Chief Executive, you will be a key member of their dynamic executive team and your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and delivering the College’s financial strategy in support of the wider strategic plan
  • Leading the student and management information, Finance, Estates, IT and risk management strategies and providing inspirational leadership to these areas, ensuring both best practice and value for money are applied
  • Providing professional advice as required by the Principal and CEO, College senior managers and Governors.

The successful candidate must be an intelligent, analytical, qualified accountant with outstanding leadership skills (of finance and non-finance teams) and a track record of delivering change and ensuring significant improvements within challenging environments. You must have commercial acumen, ability to work with complex funding models, and first class communication skills to enable you to build effective relationships with, and influence Governors, stakeholders and external partners.

  COO Candidate Information Pack

To apply, please email your CV and supporting statement (including current remuneration) to cc@allenlane.co.uk by Sunday, 23 November 2014.

Alternatively, for further information or a confidential discussion, please call Maurice Goldstone or Michael Quest at Allen Lane on 020 3031 9638.

 

Sessional Lecturer in Vocational Business

Approximately 21 hours per week

Post Ref: 855

Sessional Hours - Hourly rate within the range of £19 - £29 per hour, inclusive of Outer London Weighting and holiday pay, dependent on qualifications and experience.

The School of Business is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and
flexible sessional lecturer, with good interpersonal skills, to teach, assess and tutor students, across a range of levels, to include levels 1 – 3 (BTEC), in Vocational Business subjects.

You will be required to deliver the curriculum effectively through a variety of different learning strategies, communicating effectively with students as appropriate and provide students with appropriate tutorial support in accordance with the programme and individual  requirements. Duties will also include contributing to the implementation of the College’s and academic area’s Quality Improvement Plans.

You must have a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification, or the willingness to achieve this. Literacy and Numeracy, at or above Level 2, is also needed.

If you would like an opportunity to be employed by an organisation that is working towards being an outstanding provider and where your continuous professional development will be supported, we would like to hear from you.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@croydon.ac.uk.

Sessional Lecturer - Vocational Business Job Description

Closing date: Monday 24 November 2014 at noon

Interview date: Interviews will be on Monday 1 December 2014

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

CVs are not accepted.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.

 

Assistant Principal: Curriculum 

Post Ref: 856

£80,000 + benefits

Croydon College’s vision is to inspire and support learners to achieve Further and Higher Education qualifications, develop employability
skills and change lives. Passionate about teaching and learning and its ability to transform lives, it works increasingly closely with its local community, employers and businesses and with the aim of providing learning opportunities for all.

With over 8,000 students choosing to study with the College each year, we are one of the largest providers of Further and Higher Education courses in the South East. An excellent opportunity has arisen for an exceptional curriculum leader to manage a portfolio of Further and Higher Education programmes to help ensure the College continues to go from strength to strength.

Reporting directly into the Deputy Chief Executive, you will be a key member of a dynamic and collaborative team and your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for the planning and delivery of a portfolio of further and higher education programmes which meet the needs of students and employers, developing the skills and knowledge of students to enable them to progress to the next stage of their career with confidence and delivering success rates above the provider group and national averages;
  • Line management of Heads of School and working closely with fellow members of the Senior Management Team and Wider College Management Team;
  • A significant cross-college responsibility which will be determined according to the appointee’s experience and qualifications;
  • Ensuring effective operation of quality systems to ensure these are used to continuously improve learning and performance; and
  • Ensuring student performance and resource efficiency targets are set, owned and met by academic managers and staff.

The successful candidate must be an intelligent, analytical curriculum manager who has a good knowledge of education funding methodology, quality improvement and quality assurance. With strong management skills and a track record of delivering change and ensuring significant improvements within challenging environments. You must have excellent communication skills to enable you to build effective relationships with colleagues and other stakeholders.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@croydon.ac.uk

Assistant Principal: Curriculum Job Description

  Assistant Principal: Curriculum Applicant's Letter

Assistant Principal: Curriculum Organisation Structure Chart

About Croydon College

Closing date: Monday 24 November 2014 at noon

Interview date: Thursday 11 December 2014

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

CVs are not accepted.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community,
to reflect our diverse student population.

 

Lecturer - Foundation Learning

Full-time

Post Ref: 857

£25,183 - £35,088 per annum inclusive

The College is seeking a highly-motivated and student-focused lecturer with good interpersonal skills to teach, assess and tutor students in foundation learning.  

You must have an appropriate teaching qualification and suitable experience of teaching learners with declared learning needs, ESOL and NEETS. You must be able to teach entry level BTEC Awards in vocational tasters, functional skills Maths, English and IT to Level 1.

You will be required to deliver the curriculum effectively through a variety of different learning strategies, communicating effectively with students as appropriate and provide students with appropriate tutorial support in accordance with the programme and individual requirements. Duties will also include contributing to the implementation of the College’s and academic area’s Quality Improvement Plans.

If you would like an opportunity to be employed by an organisation that is working towards being an outstanding provider and where your continuous professional development will be supported, we would like to hear from you.

The salary on appointment is within the range of £25,183 - £35,088 pa inclusive, dependent on qualifications and experience. Progression within the scale is performance related.

For further details and to apply please visit the Croydon College website at www.croydon.ac.uk. Completed application forms should be e-mailed to recruitment@croydon.ac.uk

 

  Lecturer - Foundation Learning Job Description

Closing date: Monday 8 December at 5pm.

Interview date: Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 16 December 2014.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

CVs are not accepted. 

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.

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Our Mission Statement

Inspiring our community through high quality education and training, maximising learners’ potential to have successful lives and careers.

Our Values

Everything we do has a Learner Focus, with the following core values:

Creativity
Respect
Employability
Aspiration
Integrity
Empowerment
Responsibility and Accountability

Our Vision Statement

Inspiring and supporting learners through outstanding Teaching and Learning to achieve Further and Higher Education qualifications, developing Employability Skills and changing lives.

Our Public Value Statement

Croydon College is ambitious for its community and seeks to provide outstanding education and training opportunities for all.  We strive to raise aspirations and change lives of the people living, working and learning around us. Our focus is on actively working in partnership to invest, grow and shape the services within the community, supporting economic growth through delivering skills for employment and enterprise.