Head of Faculty - Hair and Beauty

Nottingham College

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Update day: 09-11-2023

Location: Nottingham East Midlands

Category: Education / Training


Salary: £39,550 - £42,850 a year

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Contract: Permanent, Full time

Your future is here

A place to inspire

In a leadership role here at Nottingham College you will play a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. We are Nottingham’s College and together, we make a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here you will be at the forefront of curriculum development and innovation, ensuring our learners are equipped with the skills, behaviours and experiences to achieve at college and thrive in life. Here you will have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career, whilst leading in a large and vibrant college that puts its learners at the heart of everything it does.

Who we need

Nottingham College has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and dynamic leader to join the Curriculum Leadership Team at the Adams and Stoney Street Campus, as the Head of Faculty for Hair and Beauty. We are looking for someone who is able to inspire a large curriculum team to provide high quality teaching, learning and assessment for a diverse range of students. As part of this role, you will support the Assistant Principal and Head of Student Experience in providing outstanding leadership in all aspects of the development, management, and delivery of a fast paced, customer facing curriculum area. The Faculty Area covers a wide breadth of curriculum levels from pre-16 and entry level through to adult provision and apprenticeships. The Hair and Beauty Faculty Area includes full and part time courses, with provision running throughout the day and evening.

What you’ll bring

The Hair and Beauty Faculty is housed across a split provision, with most of the teaching and learning taking place within the Adams Building, and the practical assessments taking place within our commercial salon within the City Centre. A key focus of this role will be in driving the quality of the provision and enhancing the curriculum offer to meet the needs of our students, employers, and stake holders. Developing students’ opportunities for progression and developing readiness for employment will also be a critical factor of this role. The facility and resources include a number of hair and beauty training salon spaces, a fully operational commercial salon, an experienced dispensary, reception and dispensary team as well as a highly experience teaching team. The successful candidate will be required to liaise across other faculty areas; support services; admissions; English and maths and pastoral services to support the learner experience.

If you can demonstrate your ability to drive improvements in teaching and learning, resulting in good and better outcomes for students; lead curriculum innovations including the promotion of eLearning; have knowledge and experience of leading a commercial salon and you have strong people management and line management skills, then we look forward to receiving your application.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Vickie Nardoni by email Vickie.nardoni@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Interviews / Assessments are planned for week commencing 13th November 2023

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 39 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued. Here you can access a wide range of career development and leadership and management training opportunities. It’s a place where you can grow and develop, where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.


If you’re ready to be part of something special, the future is here. Visit nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/workwithus to apply.

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Deadline: 24-12-2023

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