Centre Director for English and Maths, Middleton

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Hopwood Hall CollegeMiddleton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £47,295 - £47,295.29 per year
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The Centre Director will focus on and be responsible for effectively leading and managing the delivery of the curriculum, new curriculum developments and quality and standards in the area. Designing efficient delivery methods and models to position the College as an outstanding, innovative and customer focussed provider that ensures growth in recruitment targets and delivers service excellence for all in line with the College’s strategic directions.  


1. To lead the effective development and delivery of teaching, learning and assessment of learners and employers.

2. To provide an innovative, effective and efficient curriculum offer that meets the needs of learners and employers in line with national, regional and local government agenda.

3. To work with curriculum teams and cross college service areas to ensure College recruitment targets are met and all associated funding streams are maximised.

4. Be fully responsible for student recruitment, retention, achievement and progression data and take action where required to ensure that improvements are made and targets are met. 

5. Ensure that the College’s quality assurance procedures are rigorously implemented across all programme areas to guarantee ongoing improvements, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

6. Lead on the preparation and development of T Levels within your curriculum area.

7. Develop processes that facilitate close and effective working relationships with the Director of Apprentices to ensure outstanding apprenticeship outcomes

8. To effectively manage all resources associated with the learner environments, the availability of materials and equipment. 

9. Maximising the use of modern technology within the framework of the learning process.

10. Promote the sharing of best practice across the College.

11. To ensure full and effective recording and collection of student information to satisfy internal and external requirements.

12. To effectively communicate all aspects of the College business both within curriculum teams, and other College services in line with the College Communication strategy.

13. To regularly update, review and interpret data pertaining to the work of the area, ensuring that all service areas have up to date data, and use the information for planning and decision making.

14. To build, develop and effectively manage the team using the college’s performance management system to ensure high performance and business efficiency

15. To manage appropriate budgets in accordance with the College’s Financial Regulations.

16. To work closely with cross college teams to promote, respond and deliver both internal and external initiatives as appropriate.

17. Take responsibility for fully preparing teams for both internal and external inspection in line with the Common Inspection Framework and colleges strategic directions

18. To work with curriculum teams to ensure that the learners’ experience is of the highest quality and that specialist services within the College are fully utilised.

19. To deliver 216 hours per year of scheduled teaching.

20. Work effectively with the College’s internal marketing team and partner agencies to promote and raise the profile of the area.

21. To produce relevant and informative management information and reports as required.

22. To maintain a safe and secure learning environment by undertaking regular risk assessments and informing the Assistant Principal of any concerns

23. Any other duties, of a similar level of responsibility, as may be required.

More about Hopwood Hall College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Rochdale, M24 6XH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6437560
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Hopwood Hall College is a further education college located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The college was first established in 1992, and since its founding has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation, including the installation of a brand-n...