Head of Studies – Built Environment

35 hours per week

Based at Stretford Campus

Circa £50,000

At The Trafford College Group we have entered our next exciting phase of growth following a recent merger with Cheadle and Marple 6th Form College. If you share our passion for innovation and success, there has never been a better time to work for The Trafford College Group!

We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced, focussed and impactful Head of Studies, Built Environment, who can make a significant contribution to our vision of unlocking potential and fostering success.

The Trafford College Group serves over 10,000 students across the boroughs of Stockport, Trafford, Cheadle and Marple. We are proud to hold a unique position within Greater Manchester college sector having been appointed as a WorldSkills Centre of Excellence and a Microsoft Showcase College. We are also proud to lead the way in fostering community partnerships across both boroughs working with local councils, employers, and stakeholders to become an anchor institution for the region and achieve our goal of driving social and economic prosperity for all.

In this role you will lead a large curriculum department that delivers Building Services, Electrical Installation, and Plumbing for 16-19 Study Programmes, Apprentices and Managing Agents. You will ensure delivery of high quality, teaching learning and assessment and embed a culture of continuous improvement across the Built Environment department. The department Head of Study will also have responsibility for the management of our commercial AM2 and ACS centre.

Responsible for the line management of approximately 24 staff, departmental budgets, physical resources across the department you will have highly effective leadership skills, significant experience of raising standards of curriculum delivery and outcomes for learners as well as strategic curriculum planning.

Our offering in this area includes:

  • Electrical Installation (Full time provision for Level 1 through to Level 3)
  • Electrical Installation (Apprenticeships and Managing Agents)
  • Building Services (Full time provision for Level 3)
  • Building Services (Apprenticeships and Managing Agents)
  • Plumbing (Full time provision for Level 1 through to Level 3)
  • Plumbing (Apprenticeships and Managing Agents)
  • A detailed job description and person specification are available on our website.

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    This position is open to direct applicants only.

    To be considered for this position please visit our website to submit an application form.


    Interview and assessment date: 5 / 6 July 2021

    The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

    The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.

    Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant. If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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