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Regional Events

WLN Annual Conference 17 June 2015

Our next annual conference will be held at the BIS Conference Centre,
Westminster, London. Book your place now!

Special rate for WLN members to the EMFEC Group Annual Conference 2015

Special rate for WLN members to the EMFEC Group Annual Conference 2015

WLN members have been offered a special rate of £125.00 for the EMFEC Group Annual Conference 2015. ‘Navigating the Future of Further Education and Skills’. As you will see from the conference details below, it should be a fascinating day. Just tell Bobby Upple that you are a WLN member when you book.

Regional meetups : spring dates announced

Regional meetups : spring dates announced

Come to a WLN meetup this spring. The latest dates for our regional events have now been published. You can now book online from this website via Eventbrite. So far events are planned for the Thames Valley, Southern Counties, Eastern Counties and the Midlands. The progamme at Aylesbury College looks particualrly exciting with guest speaker Sarah […]

New year, new look

New year, new look

The Women’s Leadership Network starts the year with a fresh new website and support team.The WLN is  pleased to announce that Coralesce Ltd www.coralesce.com  has been appointed to manage the back office services for the Women’s Leadership Network from 1st January 2015. The new logo has been designed by Coralesce’s Digital and Social Media specialist Catherine Sellars who […]

WLN regional network groups

WLN regional network groups

Our eight regional groups provide unique opportunities to get together with like-minded people, to learn about pertinent and new subjects, listen to engaging speakers, discuss and debate – and enjoy great networking. Word is spreading about how good these events are, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Research

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Women in senior roles: How are we doing? The state of play in the FE and Skills Sector

One of the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN)’s major objectives is to contribute to the closing of the gender gap at the most senior levels in the sector. The Network is the only national organisation to monitor the level of female representation at Principal / CEO level in FE colleges and has been tracking the gender […]

Gender, Leadership, and the Public Sector Equality Duty

Has the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) increased the level of women in senior leadership positions of English Further Education (F.E.) colleges? This research investigated the glass ceiling, culture and leadership style of F.E. colleges in England as well as the impact of the PSED on gender equality within senior management positions. Read the report.

Totally Wasted: The Crisis of Young Women’s Worklessness

Totally Wasted: The Crisis of Young Women’s Worklessness

The YWT Final Report 2014 includes some startling statitistics on young women and the world of work. Download the report here.  

Senior Sector Vacancies

Annual Conference Countdown

Location: London Number: 20156

Circa £80k per annum  – Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity to join the College Leadership Team to shape the strategic direction of the college.  This role will work closely with the Principal in steering the College through a very exciting and challenging agenda.  The role will play a critical part in ensuring delivery and operations to a consistently high standard, therefore we seek an individual who adopts a high quality approach.

The Vice Principal will be a proven leader with strong communication and motivational skills and have leadership responsibility for Curriculum, Learner Services, Student Recruitment and Safeguarding.

Further to our recent Ofsted Inspection, the successful candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing strategies to improves success rates, implement study programmes and employability, embed English & Maths as well as lead on creating a high performing, supportive and challenging culture for staff and learners, based upon our core values, mission and vision.

The Vice Principal will have a key role in ensuring high quality learner experiences and continuous improvement in teaching and learning and standards and performance.   You will be part of a team leading the ‘careers college’ vision.

Leading change and inspiring others, our ideal candidate will also have extensive curriculum management experience at a senior level in a FE College and experience of implementing growth strategies at a senior level.

This role is a Senior Post holder and attracts the terms and conditions related to such posts.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded from the intranet.

To apply for this vacancy please visit the vacancies page on our website:

Closing date:     6th February 2015             

Interview date:   13th February 2015          

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Lambeth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barred Service (DBS) disclosure.

Location: London Number: 20155

Circa £65K per annum

With over 10,000 learners, an income of over £30m and three sites in one of the most vibrant boroughs in London, Lambeth College has fantastic potential to become a leading light in education.

In order to deliver our ambitious strategies, we are seeking to appoint a Director of Quality to lead on the continuous improvement of quality across the college.

You will take the strategic lead for quality improvement, self assessment, teaching and learning and tutorial framework, ILPs and Equality and Diversity.

Our successful candidate will have a significant track record of securing and leading good or outstanding provision of Quality within the FE Sector.  Experience of effective performance management and quality improvement will demonstrate your leadership skills.

If you feel that you have the qualities and passion necessary to influence our future success, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply for this vacancy please visit the vacancies page on our website: www.lambethcollege.ac.uk/about-lambeth-college/vacancies

Closing date:              Thursday 12th February 2015

Interview date:          Thursday 26th February 2015

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Lambeth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barred Service (DBS) disclosure.

Location: Lambeth Number: 20154

£65k + PRP

You will be part of the senior team leading the ‘careers college’ vision. Responsible for ensuring high quality delivery of apprenticeships and employer liaison coupled with implementing income generation projects for the College.

Working closely with the Principal and College Leadership Group, you will manage ESF project funding, be a key link for regeneration and steer the College through a very exciting and challenging agenda.

With experience of developing credible external relationships with diverse partners, you will be a proven leader with strong communication and entrepreneurial skills.  With a track record of success in leading and managing complex projects you will have extensive management experience at a senior level.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded from the intranet.

To apply for this vacancy please visit the vacancies page on our website:

Closing date:             10th February 2015

Interview date:          24th February 2015

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Lambeth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barred Service (DBS) disclosure.

 

 

 

Location: London Number: 20153

Circa £65k per annum  

We have an exciting opportunity to join the College Leadership Team to shape the strategic direction of the college.  You will be leading the delivery of adult and function skills curriculum in line with the strategic aims of the College.  Driving forward our provision within Adult and Community Learning, English & Maths, ESOL, FMBS, JCP, Supported Learning, and the College’s HE Development.

You will have excellent leadership and curriculum management skills, with experience of managing English, Maths and ESOL.  In addition, you will have extensive experience of working with external partnerships, leading good or outstanding provision that will enable you to develop opportunities for the College.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded from the intranet.

To apply for this vacancy please visit the vacancies page on our website:

Closing date:     Tuesday 3rd February 2015         

Interview date: Wednesday 11th February 2015   

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Lambeth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barred Service (DBS) disclosure.

Location: Basingstoke Number: 20152

£46,103.00 to £48,549.00** – FTE 1.0 (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)
** For outstanding performance

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Location: Basingstoke Number: 20151

£55,000 per annum – FTE 1.0

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Location: Farnham Number:

Director of Farnham Sixth Form College – The Guildford College Group

Salary: c £60k plus benefits
All details can be found at: http://www.aocrecruit.co.uk/guildfordcollege/

Closing date: Sunday 7 December 2014

Please quote ‘WLN’ if you apply

Location: Consett, County Durham Number: 103

Salary: up to £76k plus an attractive benefits package

For full details and how to apply: http://www.aocrecruit.co.uk/derwentsidecollege/ >>

Closing date: Sunday 7 December 2014

Please quote ‘WLN’ if you apply.