Deputy Curriculum Area Leader - Biology, Chemistry and Applied Science (0.8 FTE)

WQE and Regent College GroupLeicester

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life. The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

In this context, we are looking to appoint a well-qualified, self-motivated and enthusiastic Deputy Curriculum Area Leader to join the Biology, Chemistry and Applied Science department. The successful applicant will specialise in the teaching of Chemistry and Applied Science.  

The capacity to support the Curriculum Leader to lead and motivate staff, and students, will be essential, as the successful person will help us to provide the best possible learning experiences and outcomes for our students. 



The Biology, Chemistry and Applied Science (BCAS) team currently comprises fifteen highly experienced and dedicated teaching staff and seven laboratory technicians. 


Major laboratory refurbishment throughout the sciences has taken place recently.  We now have an exceptional well-resourced curriculum area. 

For our part we shall make every effort to support our new colleagues in making the best of the professional opportunities offered by this post.

What we can offer - 

• A permanent, part-time time role commencing asap.  

• A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Teacher pay scale which ranges from £24,765 to £41,732 pro rata, per annum. Plus a responsibility allowance starting at £3,061 and rising to £4,154.

• Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range

• A defined benefit pension scheme 

• Staff well-being programme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Annual flu vaccination

• Continual Professional Development

• Free on-site parking

• Eyecare voucher scheme


If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV. Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on 22nd September 2021. Short- listed applicants may be contacted via telephone and email, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers and email addresses are included within the application. Interviews will be held w/c 4th October 2021 and are planned to be on site. Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

Please return all completed applications to: HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail.

Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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