Faculty Manager - Landbased - Guildford
About the CompanyActivate Learning is a forward-thinking education group working across further and higher education, schools, apprenticeships and training. We transform lives through learning.
About the jobJob role:
You will be an inspiring leader, responsible for developing teachers and assessors to improve team performance, with a corresponding improvement in the student experience and outcomes. Embedding and creating a vision for your team you will work with the Faculty Coordinators to ensure high quality organisational planning and compliance with necessary administrative procedures. The post holder may undertake up to a 0.5 teaching commitment.
Travel across campuses within Surrey area will be required.
About you and what do you need to be successful?
You will an enigmatic leader, with previous experience of leading, managing and influencing a team to ensure a consistent outstanding teaching and the best student outcomes. You will have an aptitude for using technology to enhance learning coupled with good planning and organisational skills. Experience within horticulture, equine, employability, floristry, animal management or relevant industry experience is essential.
What are the benefits of this role?
You will be joining one of the largest Education Providers and will be provided with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success. We offer a buddy system, digital induction modules and a close-knit community of experts and managers across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to ensure working for home and flexible working options.
What are the benefits of working at Merrist Wood?
You will be working within a state-of-the-art £4 million animal management centre that is home to a wide range of species, on a 400-acre campus. Merrist Wood has a national and international reputation amongst employers and industry specialists and a long history of providing unrivalled education in the land-based sectors. You would be joining a well-established teaching team and will have the opportunity to help support study tours worldwide.
What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?
At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.
We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.
If you require assistance at any point throughout the application or interview process Activate Learning is committed to supporting applications from those with a disability and has committed to being a Disability Confident employer. Please do get in contact if require additional assistance in submitting your application.
If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.
Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Preferred SkillsExperience within horticulture, equine, employability, floristry, animal management or relevant industry experience is essential.
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