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West Lothian College, Almondvale Crescent, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 7EP
£55,000 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

35 hours per week

£55,000 per annum (subject to pending job evaluation)


A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Care, Health and Sport faculty for an exceptional Director to lead the team.  This is an excellent development opportunity if you are seeking to take the next step in your career and wish to join the team at one of Scotland’s most modern and innovative colleges.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced leader who brings an inclusive, collaborative approach and can evidence values–based leadership. You will have a strong track record in curriculum delivery in a relevant discipline, and be able to influence and persuade others. You will provide leadership and motivational management to specialist teams; including learning and skills managers, ensuring optimal performance and student success through efficient and effective resourcing, delivery, guidance and support. 

As a member of the senior leadership team, you will have demonstrable ability to operate at a senior level of the college, contributing to institutional direction, as well as leading and strategically collaborating positive internal and external stakeholder engagement at all levels.

This is a key role and requires an individual who can provide strategic, creative and responsive leadership to develop an inclusive, high quality and innovative curriculum portfolio within aligned areas and for the wider college.  Working with other senior colleagues, benefitting the wider economy and community as a whole, to deliver an innovative and dynamic curriculum portfolio and delivering the best possible learning experience and a culture in which staff can thrive, both professionally and personally.

West Lothian College has a values–led approach to teaching, leadership, and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally our college goals are to:

  • Inspire and enable success for all
  • Support economic recovery and growth
  • Strengthen our communities
  • Lead with vision and empathy

Candidates should also be qualified to SCQF Level 9, with evidence of continuous professional development, preferably with a teaching qualification and/or management qualification.

Working for the college, you’ll work hard to ensure the college continues to move in the right direction both operationally and strategically and in return you will benefit from generous leave entitlement, career average pension scheme, the opportunity to develop a well-rounded work life balance, excellent on-site facilities such as gym and restaurant, together with transport, health, wellbeing benefits and retail discounts. The college is located within the town centre with an array of shops and restaurants all within a few minutes walking distance.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills. In fact, one of our core values at West Lothian College is being welcoming to all. We recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation, so we encourage all to apply who are interested in the post.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to complete a Thomas International personal profile assessment, deliver a presentation to the panel and undertake a competency based interview.

West Lothian College is a Living Wage accredited employer.

Closing date for applications is 23:59hrs 12 Dec 2021


Interviews will take place on  Wednesday 19 Jan 2022

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