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Head of Adult Community Learning

P08 £54,150 - £57,235 pa

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Children Employment and Skills Services
P08 £54,150 - £57,235 pa
Full time 35 hours per week
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222 Upper Street
P08 £54,150 - £57,235 pa
17/12/2018 23:59

Islington Council, judged by Ofsted as “good” (March 2016), is looking for a Head of Adult Community Learning.  Based in Islington, you will work closely with the Director of Employment, Skills and Culture, to help shape and deliver the Service. 

We are looking to appoint a candidate with significant experience at a senior level, either in an FE or Local Authority background, a track record of raising standards and delivering an outstanding service, whilst working collaboratively with a range of partners.  We are looking for a candidate who has the experience, knowledge and proven ability to deliver significant change and someone who will be able to lead the Service through Devolution, improve opportunities for learning, self-development and employment progression and create a curriculum offer and provision more reflective of the demands of the labour market.  In addition, the candidate will have demonstrable, in-depth knowledge and understanding of quality measures across the FE/Adult Education sector.

The post holder will be responsible for the line management of the Quality Manager, MIS Manager and Learning & Development Manager (Marketing & Recruitment).

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ann McTaggart on 0207 527 5680 or at


Closing date: Monday 17 December 2018 at 23:59

Interview date: Monday 07 January 2019

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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