Deputy Head of A Levels (Science lead), Ashton-Under-Lyne

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Tameside CollegeAshton-Under-Lyne

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £34,663 plus £2,000 honorarium
Contract term: Permanent

Tameside College in Ashton-Under-Lyne Greater Manchester is a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of courses including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree level. 

We are a good College with a determination to become outstanding. To support this journey, the College is seeking an exceptional candidate to join us as Deputy Head of A Levels (Science lead).

Reporting to the Head of Department on a weekly basis with updates and concerns, you will lead on the development and participation cross-college in STEM activities and events and lead us to achieve STEM assured accreditation from the STEM Foundation.

As the Lead IV for BTEC Science new specification, you must work with the marketing department in the marketing and promotion of Science and provide trips/work experience/enrichment for all Science learners to enhance the learner experience; working with the curriculum leader in ensuring STEM activity are embedded across the department and the Futures programme.

This outstanding department contains 28 A Level subject areas (including BTEC equivalents) and 3 full time science courses. We provide dedicated study skill development time for all curriculum areas as well as A level specific pastoral development for every learner. The department, within a specialist Sixth form centre, benefits from state-of-the-art science laboratories, computer suites, an experienced technician, alongside excellent facilities for personal study and support.

With knowledge of the relevant subject specifications and a detailed knowledge of curriculum developments, the successful candidate will hold a relevant degree or equivalent, a teaching qualification and a successful track record of delivering the relevant subject area in a further education establishment. Experience in teaching A Levels and BTEC qualifications in Chemistry and Biology is desirable.

Come join us on our journey to outstanding!

Closing date for applicants: noon, 16th September

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More about Tameside College
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Beaufort Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6NX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 9086600
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Tameside College is a coeducational further education establishment. It is situated in the town of Ashton-under-Lyne, in Lancashire. It gives students a range of qualifications to choose from. This includes BTEC, Apprenticeships and degrees. The coll...