Programme Leader in IT

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £32,475 per annum
Closing date: 28/06/2019

About Us:

Macclesfield College is a leading provider of Further Education and Higher Education in the North West of England. Macclesfield College is part of a modern, inspiring campus providing education to learners of all ages and abilities. Based in East Cheshire, the College offers free secure campus parking and excellent transport links.

Recognised as a ‘Good’ College at its November 2017 Ofsted inspection. Our mission is simple- “Empowerment through learning”.

Macclesfield College has just been confirmed as the overall best- performing FE institution within the key Cheshire and Warrington sub-region, according to the latest statistics published in the National Achievement Rate Tables.

Furthermore on 5th April 2019, Macclesfield College was proud to be awarded winners of the ‘Business and Education’ category of the East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.

The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Leader to join our IT Department.

This role will assist the Director of Curriculum with the operational day to day running of the area. The post holder will be expected to teach an appropriate caseload within the designated curriculum area. The post will involve line management.

Applicants should have a full teaching qualification to current national standards. A Degree or equivalent/professional qualification in the subject area is also essential.

The successful candidate will ideally have a specialism in either:

  • Hardware & networking (PC maintenance and support), IT system & troubleshooting, and network configuration and administration

OR

  • Software development and programming (ability to programme in Python, VB.net, C # or C++) with knowledge of advance database system, information systems and MIS systems

It would also be desirable for the candidate to hold vendor qualification (e.g. Microsoft Cisco).

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the operational day to day running of the area.
  • To coordinate the planning and timetabling for the specified curriculum area
  • To undertake line management duties as required, for example completion of appraisals with staff and student disciplinaries.
  • To ensure that team meetings, standardisation and other College processes are carried out to prescribed standards and deadlines, including carrying out learning walk caseload and capturing/ actionning regular learner voice feedback.
  • To work with the Director of Curriculum to develop and implement strategies to increase student success rates to outstanding and ensure that progression and destinations are excellent. To maximise the external work experience opportunities to enhance learner experience and preparation for future careers.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9.00 a.m. on Friday 28th June 2019

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.

The College is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from members of ethnic minority groups.

Contact Details: For any further details contact Human Resources – Tel: 01625 410007 Email: recruitment@macclesfield.ac.uk