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Adult Education Senior Manager (Head of Brent Start)
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 2100262
  • Published: Tue 06/04/2021, 17:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 20/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £59,009 - £66,308 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stonebridge Centre, Brent

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Adult Education Senior Manager (Head of Brent Start)

Salary range: £59,009 - £66,308 p.a. inc.   

Contract: Permanent;

Hours of work: 40 hours per week

Location: Stonebridge Centre and other locations from time to time

Can your enthusiasm and energy help us to deliver excellent services?   


Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.


The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.


The Post


We are looking for a leader with significant experience at a senior level in either an FE or Local Authority setting with a track record in raising standards and delivering an outstanding service.

You will have the ability to think strategically and translate strategic objectives into operational ones and have extensive knowledge of current national trends, policies and funding in adult learning.

You will also have experience of leading continuous quality improvement ensuring that quality standards and requirements of Ofsted and the Greater London Authority (GLA) are met.  A key aim for the service will be to move towards being judged as an Outstanding provider of adult learning by Ofsted.

The post holder will represent the Council in the Learning and Skills Sector and play a key part in the redevelopment of the main site of Brent Start at Morland Gardens.


The Person


We are seeking an individual who:

  • has strong leadership and management skills
  • is dynamic, creative and resilient
  • understands the needs of a wide range of adult learners
  • has demonstrable, in-depth knowledge and understanding of curriculum, funding and quality improvement across the FE/Adult Education sector
  • is educated to degree level or equivalent with an additional teaching/training qualification relevant for working in further education, preferably PGCE or equivalent

Closing Date: 20 April 2021 (23:00)


Additional Information


Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.


We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.


Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on

Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and only for the purpose of inviting you to interview if you meet the essential criteria and you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.