Previous Opportunities

Director – Faculty of Care, Social Science & Education

Director: Faculty of Care, Social Science and Education
Salary: c. £62,000
Location: Fife / flexible

Fife College is one of the largest Colleges in Scotland and with five main campuses we operate within the heart of Fife’s communities. We have an exciting opportunity for an Academic Director to lead our Care, Social Science and Education Faculty. Working closely with the other Directors of Faculty and with internal and external stakeholders, you will support the Vice Principal Academic Strategy in the strategic leadership and development of an inclusive, high quality and dynamic curriculum portfolio for the Faculty.  Based across four of the campuses, the Faculty of Care, Social Science and Education is one of Fife College’s largest faculties.

From early years’ officers to midwifes, and from counsellors to youth workers – Fife College teaches a range of subjects which prepares our students for great careers where they will help people and change lives for the better.  Fife College offers courses across childcare, healthcare, social and community care, and social sciences that will get students ready for work or for future study including degree level.

As part of the Senior Leadership of the College, you will lead transformational change, drive growth and deliver real success for Fife. You will be responsible for providing vision, leadership and motivational management to specialist teams, as well as expanding both our curriculum offer and collaborative links with business.

You must be educated to Degree level or equivalent qualification and hold a qualification or qualifications relating to a subject area within the department. The successful candidate will also have experience at a senior level in relation to curriculum management and partnership work.  You will have proven experience of innovation and development of successful methodologies in support of learning as well as in-depth knowledge and understanding of key industry sectors relating to the Faculty.

For more information on this opportunity please visit  For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien or Lauren Crichton on 0141 212 7555.