Head of English, Maths and Employability, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,137 - £49,039 per annum, including London Allowance
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

As our Head of English, Maths and Employability, you will be a key member of the College Management Group which consists of one Deputy Head of School from each School and Managers from other areas of the college support service. The group will work together with the Assistant Principal to ensure that we deliver on our key priorities. You will also work closely with South Thames College Group (STCG) and Kingston College Senior Management Team colleagues to deliver a robust cross Kingston College/STCG service.


We’re looking for an individual who holds a relevant professional qualification and who has excellent teaching and/or pastoral skills along with a history of good students’ outcomes. With a track record of leading and managing change, you will have demonstrable experience of working with subjects/courses that required improvement and achieving improvement and have an understanding of managing students who are under-achieving and/or showing high risk behaviours and conduct.


Qualifications that allow you to work for awarding bodies (EVs), Ofsted, AQQ and the like would be advantageous, as would experience of secondments and/or placements with relevant employers.


This position is for maternity cover and is based at Kingston College.


Closing date for the return of an online application form is Monday 25th February 2019.


South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.


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.


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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 2151
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Kingston College is a major provider of further and higher education in Kingston upon Thames. Situated in a thriving riverside town centre, Kingston College provides students with a friendly and stimulating environment for study.

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