Birmingham City Council

Head of Faculty Community Learning

Aston Learning Centre 99 Whitehead Road B6 6 EJ
£44,863 - £56,075
22 Apr 2022
20 May 2022
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(Previous applicants need not apply)

Join our high achieving Birmingham Adult Education Service and help make a difference!

BAES is the largest adult learning provider in England. You will be joining a busy, friendly, and professional senior leadership team that sits within Birmingham City Council’s Education and Skills Directorate.

This is an exciting time for the service and its journey towards becoming an outstanding provider of adult and community learning. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

We are seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified, innovative and inspiring senior leader who will undertake a strategic role in shaping and creating a vibrant community learning curriculum and who utilises a variety of delivery models in order to engage learners in priority groups, including those that are the furthest away from learning or that are the hardest to reach, while ensuring the experience of every learner is the best that it can be.

This is an exciting new senior role reporting to the Head of Service/Principal. You will have the opportunity to manage a team dedicated to achieving and sustaining high levels of learner satisfaction and delivering a fit for purpose community learning curriculum that provides a high-quality learning experience for everyone, every day, both now and in the future. In return, we can offer you the opportunity to become a key member of an experienced, inclusive and professional Senior Leadership team who are focused on raising the achievement and aspirations of all learners across the service.

The post holder should bring knowledge, experience and expertise of post 19 funding, curriculum development, planning and delivery. You will have a strong track record of developing long-lasting partnerships with the third sector and community group that have made a difference to local communities. You will be expected to lead and motivate your team and have a proven track record that demonstrates an ability to lead on continuous quality improvement.

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Please contact for informal queries

Miguel Silva – Head of Programme Development and Strategic Partnerships



A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).











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