Team Leader – Early Years and Counselling (HE & FE), Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £37,516 - £40,890 per annum, including London Weighting
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Joining us as Team Leader, you will be responsible for curriculum standards and outcomes for Early Years and Counselling qualifications, with a focus on HE provision across the school. 

Monitoring academic staff within the Early Years and Counselling subjects, you will be responsible for the quality of teaching being delivered to students and for ensuring all the Early Years and Counselling qualifications meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including awarding bodies, employers and higher education institutions. The Team Leader will also coordinate schemes of work and assessment schedules, manage the curriculum area self-assessment and staff development, and mentor and support NQT’s.

So, if you are educated to Degree level or hold a professional qualification in an appropriate subject, then we want to hear from you! You’ll have excellent teaching skills, recognised as a good or better teacher, and have experience of leading and managing Early Years and Counselling FE and HE with a track record of making sustained improvements. You’ll have previous success of monitoring and supporting ‘at risk’ learners to achieve or exceed their potential and have current knowledge of impending curriculum changes and the implications for teaching and learning strategies.

Experience of managing, supporting and developing staff would be beneficial, but is not essential. We also ask that you hold a teaching qualification or are willing to gain one in line with current regulations. 

This position is based at Kingston College.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Tuesday 18th December 2018.

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.

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, 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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