Fareham College is seeking an outstanding Director of Student Experience to shape and lead our approach to supporting students as they gain the qualifications, skills and experience they need to be successful in their future careers. This role is critical in delivering a response to the challenges young people will face in a post-covid world.

The Director of Student Experience will lead a highly motivated, capable and professional team who all want the very best for the students Fareham College works for. The role is broad and includes the responsibility for SEND, Careers Information, Advice and Guidance and student health and well-being. Importantly the role also oversees the college response to safeguarding and is the college Designated Safeguarding Lead.

We welcome applicants with a track record of success in any education setting. You will be a strong leader and innovative; able to bring new ideas and see them through. You will be an associate member of the Senior Leadership team to consult with, advise and recommend on all matters relating to safeguarding and student-wellbeing.

Fareham College offers brand new state of the art facilities comprised of workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, a hair & beauty salon and associated facilities. In November 2017, the College received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in its latest Ofsted inspection, making it only one of very few recently judged outstanding college in the country. It doesn’t stop there; we were awarded FE College of Year 2018 and “Most Improved Workplace” in Britain’s Healthiest Workplace Awards 2017. In June 2020 we received an AoC Beacon Award for Employer Engagement.

Please see the link to our vacancy page: https://www.fareham.ac.uk/job-opportunities/


35 Days Annual Leave, Option for Local Government/Teachers Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, staff development opportunities, staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Interview Dates: TBC

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The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

We are not using recruitment agencies to recruit to this position.

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