SIXTH FORM CENTRE
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS FOR THE POST OF OPERATIONS MANAGER (Post Ref 3540)
This new full time, permanent post as part of the Sixth Form Centre Management Team is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and effective manager. Working with the Head of Centre, two Curriculum Managers and the Student Support Manager, you will ensure that a range of operational processes and events are efficient and effective in helping teachers provide an excellent service to students.
Specific responsibilities are varied and include: organising events such as open evenings and parents’ evenings, extracting and collating numerical data for other managers and teachers, monitoring budgets, ensuring high health and safety standards and line managing our technicians.
The successful candidate will be educated to at least Level 3 and have significant administrative, supervisory and/or managerial experience, possibly in an educational environment. He or she will be able to undertake the tasks identified in the job description, sometimes several at once and to tight deadlines, to use initiative and solve problems and to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues inside and outside the Sixth Form Centre.
We recognise that he or she may not be able to carry out all parts of the role immediately and we will provide training in any areas where it is needed.
Our staff work hard and deliver good outcomes for students. In return, we offer:
• A competitive salary (currently £ 25,125 to £26,787 for this post)
• A full induction
• On-going support and staff development opportunities
• A friendly and informal working environment
• Some of the nicest students and colleagues around!
A full job description and person specification for the post are enclosed.
The Sixth Form Centre
City College’s Sixth Form Centre, opened in September 2007, represents a key strategic decision by the College to develop and expand its academic provision for young people in Norwich and Norfolk. With around 450 mainly full time 16-18 year old students, the Centre is one of the largest providers of AS, A Level and post-16 GCSE courses in Norfolk.
Key features of the Centre include:
• A strong identity as a specialist and expert provider of academic education for full time 16-18 year old students
• Accessibility to a wide range of students, with a minimum entry requirement of five A*-C grades at GCSE for A Level programmes
• A wide range of courses, combined flexibly to meet individual students’ needs
• An expectation that students will achieve their full potential through work hard and effective teaching and tutorial support
• Access to good facilities within the Sixth Form Centre and the wider college
You can find out more about us at: www.norwichsixthform.co.uk
City College Norwich
The Sixth Form Centre is part of City College Norwich, a large college of further and higher education, and is based on the College’s main campus close to Norwich city centre.
The College offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses across and is an Associate College of the University of East Anglia (UEA).
More information about the College can be found at: www.ccn.ac.uk
Working in Norwich
For applicants from other areas of the country, working in Norwich offers an exceptional range of benefits. The city centre combines historic architecture with excellent shops and leisure facilities, all within a few minutes walk of the college. Local schools are good and the city hosts the University of East Anglia. Housing within easy reach of the college is often competitively priced and ranges from urban and contemporary to rural and traditional.
Applications and Selection
Applications for this post must be received by Human Resources Services at City College Norwich by 12.00 noon on Friday 1st February 2013.
Applications should be made on-line at:
You will be asked there to complete an on-line form which includes a supporting statement outlining how your qualifications, experience and skills meet the requirements of the person specification for the post. Additional material such as a CV can be attached but is not required.
Interviews will be on 7th and/or 8th February 2013.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steve Guratsky, Head of Sixth Form Centre, on 01603 – 773259 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.