FEjobs.com, the specialist job site for further education, announced this week the formation of a strategic partnership with the Network for Black Managers (NbM), the
high profile organisation set up to address the under representation of black managers in the Further Education sector.
Developed in association with the Association of Colleges (AoC), FEjobs.com is an online recruitment service for FE professionals and colleges which provides a real
alternative to traditional press advertising by using the Internet to cut costs and speed up the process. FEjobs.com is supported by the Association of Teachers and
Lecturers (ATL), UNISON and the Association for College Management (ACM) and now the NbM are the latest organisation to endorse the service.
Robin Landman, executive director of NBM explained ‘We have linked with FEjobs.com so our members can access job details online as soon as they are on the
market. They can register for email alerts of new vacancies and view job details as soon as they are posted. At the moment there are only 7 black principals of
colleges, just 1.8% of the total and yet more than 18% of FE students are from Black and minority and ethnic backgrounds. Any service that makes job seeking easier
for our members is very welcome. Through FEjobs.com candidates will be able to download application forms and in some cases complete and return them online.
NBM has over 300 individual members and more than 150 colleges and other institutional members.’
Eteach Sector manager, Mel Crabb, commented ‘We are delighted to be working with NBM - our service will enable NBM members to find and apply for suitable
vacancies more quickly and at no cost. Our collaboration will help colleges reach and recruit from ethnic minorities and increase the diversity of their teaching staff.’