Deputy Head of School – Science, Technology, Engineering

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Posted on May 1, 2024 by CV-Library
Grove, Greater London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Education
Immediate Start
£52k - £59.7k Annual
Full-Time
Kingston College are now seeking a Deputy Head of School for the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Professional. The role combines leadership and management of the school with a wider operational role for the College. You will join the College Management Group (CMG) that consists of the Deputy Heads of School from each School and Managers from other areas of the College support services. This group will work together with the Director of Curriculum to ensure that we deliver our key priorities.

The Deputy Head of School will assist the Head of School and other members of the School Management Group in communicating the policies and procedures we agree and adopt, including by way of example, target setting, progress review calendars and Attendance, Behaviour & Conduct (ABC) policy, then ensuring that all staff deliver them to a high quality and comply with the expectations set. Critically, this post will have a focus on improving the outcomes of the programmes across the School, with a clear emphasis on securing high grades, improving the teaching, learning and assessment, monitoring and supporting the teaching team, ensuring all students have the opportunity to develop their employability skills through a period of work experience and other work related learning and activities, supporting them with progression to Higher Education.

We’d like our Deputy Head of School to hold relevant professional qualifications and have excellent teaching and/or pastoral skills, as well as a history of good student outcomes. You will have a strong record in identifying interventions for needed improvements before executing them effectively and have demonstrable experience of working with subject/courses that require improvement.

With proven effective experience of team work, both as the leader of a team and as part of a team, you will be comfortable managing change and have excellent knowledge of the Government policy context for the curriculum. You will have a strong awareness of future developments that influence the curriculum, in particular the needs of the local and regional economy, and have a thorough understanding of what makes for excellent evidence based teaching, learning and assessment and how to monitor it effectively.

Being qualified to work for awarding bodies (EV’s), Ofsted, QAA and the like is desirable, but not essential.

Please note that this post is funded for the 2024/25 academic year so the successful candidate would not be expected to commence in post prior to August 2024.

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 15th May 2024

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process

Reference: 221570969

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Deputy Head of School – Science, Technology, Engineering

CV-Library

Posted on May 1, 2024 by CV-Library

Grove, Greater London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Education
Immediate Start
£52k - £59.7k Annual
Full-Time
Kingston College are now seeking a Deputy Head of School for the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Professional. The role combines leadership and management of the school with a wider operational role for the College. You will join the College Management Group (CMG) that consists of the Deputy Heads of School from each School and Managers from other areas of the College support services. This group will work together with the Director of Curriculum to ensure that we deliver our key priorities.

The Deputy Head of School will assist the Head of School and other members of the School Management Group in communicating the policies and procedures we agree and adopt, including by way of example, target setting, progress review calendars and Attendance, Behaviour & Conduct (ABC) policy, then ensuring that all staff deliver them to a high quality and comply with the expectations set. Critically, this post will have a focus on improving the outcomes of the programmes across the School, with a clear emphasis on securing high grades, improving the teaching, learning and assessment, monitoring and supporting the teaching team, ensuring all students have the opportunity to develop their employability skills through a period of work experience and other work related learning and activities, supporting them with progression to Higher Education.

We’d like our Deputy Head of School to hold relevant professional qualifications and have excellent teaching and/or pastoral skills, as well as a history of good student outcomes. You will have a strong record in identifying interventions for needed improvements before executing them effectively and have demonstrable experience of working with subject/courses that require improvement.

With proven effective experience of team work, both as the leader of a team and as part of a team, you will be comfortable managing change and have excellent knowledge of the Government policy context for the curriculum. You will have a strong awareness of future developments that influence the curriculum, in particular the needs of the local and regional economy, and have a thorough understanding of what makes for excellent evidence based teaching, learning and assessment and how to monitor it effectively.

Being qualified to work for awarding bodies (EV’s), Ofsted, QAA and the like is desirable, but not essential.

Please note that this post is funded for the 2024/25 academic year so the successful candidate would not be expected to commence in post prior to August 2024.

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 15th May 2024

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process

Reference: 221570969

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