Plumpton College

Wine Skills Programme Manager

East Sussex, England

We are now seeking a Wine Skills Programme Manager for the Wine Skills Industry Training Programme to join our highly successful and growing wine division. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £29,613 - 34,322 per annum plus relocation contribution.

Plumpton College delivers first class wine training, teaching and research, delivering wine business and production programmes from WSET Level 2 through to Masters level. Facilities include commercial vineyards, a purpose-built wine centre with well-equipped laboratories, wine tasting room and a research winery and a commercial winery. Our high-calibre graduates gain positions of responsibility, not only in the UK, with its rapidly expanding industry developing a reputation for excellent sparkling wine, but throughout the world.

The Wine Skills Programme Manager Role:

The successful candidate will need to develop excellent links with the wine industry in order to provide appropriate, well-designed and challenging courses incorporating highly effective teaching, training, learning and assessment experiences. Part of the role will be to coordinate staff and resources, ensuring students gain excellent vocational skills and improve their personal, social and employability skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the future development of the UK's international centre of wine excellence.

Experience and knowledge of our Wine Skills Programme Manager;

  • A wine, viticulture or science related degree

  • Be a professional, hardworking and confident team player

  • Ability to lead the development of teaching, learning and assessment across programmes

  • A strong desire to see students succeed in their field of study.

    Benefits of becoming our Wine Skills Programme Manager:

  • Competitive salary

  • 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 7 efficiency closure days at Christmas)

  • Membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme

  • Free on-site parking

  • Relocation opportunities can be explored for the right candidate.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do - if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we'd like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th June at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 1st July

If you'd like to join our team as our new Wine Skills Programme Manager then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

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