Keighley College, a highly successful community college is part of the Luminate Education Group. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College.
Fixed Term contract until 1 November 2021.
We are looking for a dynamic individual who has a strong record of accomplishment and can work as part of a Business Engagement Team to rapidly grow Work-Based, Full-Cost and Commercial provision across key LEP priority areas at Keighley College. The successful candidate must be solutions focussed, target-driven and have experience at developing strong employer relations. The candidate will be responsible for sourcing new business leads, apprenticeship sales and working effectively with existing and prospective employers to quickly grow our work-based portfolio and business areas. Candidates must therefore be able to demonstrate a strong ability to market and sell apprenticeship opportunities and services, have lots of energy, a natural can-do attitude and be confident in negotiating and writing apprenticeship contracts. This post is funded through the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges through the Let‘s Talk Real Skills project that will ensure significant improvements in skills provision through a strong collaborative approach of active engagement with sectors and industry groups linked to FE & HE.
Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.
At Keighley College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values, guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering. You can read more about them here: https://keighleycollege.ac.uk/college-campus-information/mission-and-values.
Employees of Keighley College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached.
Keighley College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.
We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.