‘Developing careers in Aerospace at FCoT’
Aviation is an important industry within Farnborough and the region. Farnborough College of Technology (FCoT) is therefore committed to effectively working with employers to prepare the next generation of skilled & expert engineers needed by the sector. As a result, we are transforming our Automotive and Aeronautical Academy to produce high calibre graduates with expertise in robotics, autonomous systems, advanced materials and manufacturing, avionics and other higher value added technologies. The successful Programme Manager will therefore lead on evolving the College’s aeronautical offer (aerospace & aviation) to be an outstanding learner and employer-centric provision.
If you would like to lead on this journey we would love to hear from you.
Proven and strong experience working with new and emerging technologies in advanced manufacturing
Up to date experience, knowledge and good understanding of different types of advanced manufacturing and materials, design software and production, manufacturing, design, maintenance processes
Experience with continuous improvement methodologies in industry and or education
Project management of projects from cradle to grave
Aeronautical Engineering Degree
Teaching experience is not essential; however candidates must have a commitment to continuous professional development and an ambition to shape engineering employees of the future.
FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Management responsibility for 9 staff and 200 students on further education, apprenticeships/work based learning and higher education programmes
Ensure the necessary staffing, equipment & work environment are ready for the start of each term
Work closely with other Programme Managers, to identify and offer common programmes/modules which meet existing and emerging employer needs and improve learners’ employability
Support the College in developing an employer-centric provision with a Product Design Centre and other simulation centres / zones for Inquiry and Project-Based learning
We will support you to lead by example as an outstanding teacher with outstanding results
You will be a key contact for external stakeholders, interpreting and communicating customer requirements to internal stakeholders
Teachers’ Pension Scheme (16.48% employer contribution)
37 days holidays plus bank holidays
The intrinsic and invaluable opportunity to help shape future employees in an exciting region with demonstrable growth, continuous investment and our focus on producing outstanding results, the future looks positive at FCoT. We place great importance on fostering a world-class working environment in which we encourage collegiality and fairness, along with individual responsibility for outstanding performance. We look forward to hearing from you.
Please go to the Farnborough College of Technology website for further information or to apply online.
Closing date: 17th August 2018
Interview Dates: w/c 27th August 2018