Head of Section – Childcare, Professional Studies and Higher Education BLUH74949, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Carshalton CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £42,019 - £44,254 per annum, including London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

As a member of the School Management Team, the Head of Section will have responsibility for the Section and Improvement Plans, as well as, contributing to College Objectives and Improvement Plans.

You will recruit, conduct and progress all students on all programmes within the Section and ensure that success rates and value added performance improves towards outstanding. Ensuring that all Section programmes meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including employers and examination bodies, you will oversee performance management in order to deliver outstanding teaching and learning with high standards of student guidance, support and industry linked enrichment opportunities.

So, if you are educated to Degree level (or hold an appropriate professional qualification) in an area relevant to the work in the Section,  hold a recognised teaching qualification and possess experience in managing a Higher Education provision, then we would love to hear from you!

With substantial teaching experience and recognised as a good or better teacher, you will have demonstrable leadership and management skills in the context of curriculum and staff management, allowing you to implement a strong vision for improvement and development and to identify training and development needs for both teaching and support teams.

If you a trained lesson observer and hold or are willing to work towards a management qualification, then this would be advantageous, however it is not essential.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Monday 17th December 2018.

South Thames College 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.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Nightingale Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8544 4444
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Carshalton College is a co-educational further education college based in Sutton. It is a non-denominational school.

The college has been an education provider for over 60 years. It is a major provider of full-time, part-time, apprenticeships, access...