Director of Higher Education

Brighton, East Sussex (GB)
£58,561 per annum
14 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Higher Education at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 

Transforming our Higher Education (HE) provision is a significant priority for the College and we are recruiting to the following position to drive our ambitions in this area:

Director of Higher Education

Salary - £58,561 per annum (Incremental range £58,561 to £63,991)

Job reference – GBM153

If you are passionate about providing high quality opportunities for students who thrive in a Further Education environment, join us on the vibrant and beautiful South Coast. We have state of the art facilities across our campuses and will be opening a new £16 million Centre for Creative and Digital Industries in 2020 that will train the next generation of creative and digital workers.

We have a long and proud tradition of providing HE, primarily through Foundation and Bachelor degrees, but have expanded the ways in which students and apprentices can achieve higher level skills and knowledge by incorporating Higher National Certificates and Diplomas and Higher Apprenticeships into our offer. We have excellent progression into employment at 95%.

Creative Industries make up the majority of programmes including Theatre Arts, Music, Art, Design and Media but Business, Computing and Service Industries, Health Care, Engineering, and Teacher Training are also included in our portfolio, and we have every intention to develop this further. This is an opportunity to join a growing college at an incredibly exciting time and be part of shaping its future.

Our HE strategy focuses on:

  • Providing an outstanding student experience
  • Improving student engagement
  • Developing a rich curriculum which provides progression routes to employment and meets labour market demands
  • Recruiting and retaining leaders who can create a culture of high performance
  • Ensuring marketing and student recruitment activities maximise internal progression and promote the MET locally, nationally and internationally

Apply today if you have the expertise, skills and enthusiasm to create an exceptional experience for HE students at our TEF Silver institution.

For further details and how to apply, please click here

Closing date for completed applications is 30 September 2018

Interviews will be scheduled for 11 October 2018.