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Higher Education Administrator (Marketing and Events)
Sarah completed BA (Hons) Photography at Staffordshire University.
Sarah is responsible for HE Course Enquiries, Open Events, Marketing Support and Work Placement Administration.
Higher Education Academic Services Officer
Don came to the College last year as an LSA working with the Motor Vehicle, Maths, and English departments. Prior to that he taught various Business Studies and Economics courses at GCSE and A level.
Don has a BA(Hons) Business Studies from Oxford Brookes University, and a PGCE from Nottingham Trent University.
Dons responsibilities now include widening participation and student access, organisation of HE exams, organisation of graduation ceremonies, management of the Student Assistance Fund, organisation of assessment boards, compilation of the academic calendar, and various aspects of HE management support.
Outside College Don runs the Nantwich Boardgames Club.
Assistant Principal and Dean of Higher Education
Peter joined Reaseheath College in September 2018, having previously worked at Blackpool and The Fylde College as the Head of Higher Education where he led and managed curriculum development, scholarship, research, quality assurance, enhancement, academic standards, regulation, student engagement and work based/placement learning. Peter also spent nearly 3 years as a staff governor on the corporation board of Blackpool and The Fylde College, and 4 years as a school governor.
Peter has a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from Lancaster University, MA Education (Leadership and Management) from The Open University, and PGCE (Post Compulsory Education) from Lancaster University.
As the Assistant Principal and Dean of Higher Education, Peter leads and manages the development, delivery and continuous enhancement of Higher Education at University Centre Reaseheath, and sits as a member of the Executive group of the College management team. Peter also plays a significant role in the College’s strategic partnership with the University of Chester, and sits on the University Senate and Deans Group as the Dean of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. Peter actively represents University Centre Reaseheath at the Association of Colleges Higher Education Policy Group and the Landex Higher Education Committee.
PA to the Assistant Principal and Dean of Higher Education
Liz has a variety of retail management experience, moving into HR, administration and PA work when her son came along. This is Liz’s first post in the Education sector.
Liz is responsible for the diary management of the Assistant Principal and Dean of Higher Education, organising Graduation Events, travel bookings, and a variety of admin tasks.
She is also the Staff Partnership Forum Rep for Higher Education.
Liz has a Cockerpoo called Bailey who is a valuable learning resource at the college. Liz also helps support her son’s football team with many an hour being spent wet and cold on the side lines of her son’s football matches.
Higher Education Curriculum Area Manager
Originally from Northamptonshire, Jane began her career at Reaseheath as a part time lecturer in Animal Sciences in 2002, and made the move to the Agriculture department 6 years later. There she lectured on and course managed the HE Agriculture programmes, as well as having management responsibility for FE and Apprenticeship programmes. In January 2017 she moved into the HE faculty to become Curriculum Area Manager. Her qualifications include BSc (Hons) Animal Science, MSc Animal Nutrition and a PhD in Ruminant Nutrition. Jane also holds a PGCE and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Mum to two teenagers, Jane likes to get outside as much as possible in her spare time, and recently cycled across Wales to raise money for charity.
Higher Education Faculty Administrator
Caz completed PGCert in Digital Marketing Management at Staffordshire University in 2017 and has a variety of business experience in local government contracts, health and social care, events and marketing.
Caz is responsible for supporting the Higher Education Faculty with course and assessment administration, procurement, student absence reporting, general student enquiries and signposting, supporting open events, and programming/event managing the public lecture series.
Caz enjoys Sci-Fi, Music and Reading in her spare time.
HE Student Data and Records Assistant
Ian started his career in Youth and Community Work, achieving a Ba(Hons) in Community and Youth Studies in Lancaster in the mid 90’s. He then moved into teaching, working his way up to Assistant Principal at a high school in Stoke-on-Trent, before ill health forced him to to retire from teaching. He then took a brief job as an invigilator before starting work at Reaseheath College.
Ian enjoys cooking, reading Fantasy and Sci-Fi books and playing games with his family. He used to enjoy mountain biking until April 2017 when he fell off his bike and tore all of the ligaments in his right knee. He spent 4 weeks in hospital and very nearly lost his right leg – his cycling days are over!
Higher Education Quality Manager
Shaun oversees academic standards and quality assurance across the Higher Education programmes at the college. He obtained an MSc in Zoology and Behavioural Ecology from the University of Bristol in 2003 and has since conducted behavioural research in Madagascar, Ecuador and North America, from which he has five individual published papers and two joint papers to his name. He has keen interests in the biology and ecology of prosimians and is an associate fellow of the Lemur Conservation Foundation.
Higher Education Data and Student Records Officer
Shane is responsible for ensuring we hold accurate and up to date student information within our college systems. Shane has been with Reaseheath for six years, starting in the Exams Office before moving to Higher Education four years ago. Shane is responsible for all student registry concerns from admissions, enrolment, student loans, council tax exemption certificates and change of circumstances (i.e. withdrawals, transfers, interruption of studies and mitigating circumstances).