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Caring Services Academy Section Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Closing date: 17th November 2021 00:00 am
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Post title: Health, Care and Childhood Section Manager

 (Reference: SMB209)


Hours: Full time – 37 hours


Salary: £37,625 – £41,125


Based at our Stephenson and Melton Campus


The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.


We are looking for a high quality and effective manager to lead the growth and provision for T levels and other qualifications for the newly established Health, Care and Childhood Section Manager ensuring excellence, innovation and sustainability in teaching, Learning and assessment ensuring excellent student success.


A key focus of the role will be to develop a:

  • Pre-Nursing and Paramedic Academy
  • Health and Social Care Academy
  • Childhood and Early Years Academy


This provision is an exciting opportunity for an individual to create an employer led provision that meets and exceeds the demands of the local area for skills and employment.  The role will work closely also with leading the development of the T level implementation.  The role will work closely with the Director of Curriculum and Deputy Principal in order to provide high standards and a coherent provision for Study Programmes, Adults and Access and HE over time.


As well as your relevant experience and current knowledge, you will also be willing to obtain a relevant teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent) if you do not already possess one.


We offer a wide range of benefits including:


  • Career Average Pension Scheme (Teacher’s Pension)
  • 40 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Professional Development
  • Onsite gym at Coalville and Brooksby


Our full range of employee benefits can be viewed on our website.


To apply for this position, please complete our online application form. Further details are available online from the College website.


Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Carol Barker, Director of Curriculum on  01664 850850 Ex 174.


We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.


Closing Date: 17th November 2021


We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.


As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.


The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Important information for applicants

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded below. Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully. Click here to download the guide (PDF).

Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

Word Application forms are available upon request, please email