Deputy Head of Learning - ESOL, Employability and Foundation Learning, Sheffield

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The Sheffield CollegeSheffield

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Start date: After pre-employment checks have been completed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,948 - £37,305
Contract term: Permanent


Deputy Head of Learning – Directorate of ESOL, EFL, Employability and Foundation Learning

MPS2, £31,948 - £37,305 (up to £41,131 for exceptional performance)

37 hours x 52 weeks

The Sheffield College 


If so, then join us and be part of our success.

At The Sheffield College we believe that effective leadership of excellent staff is the key to continuing our journey to excellence and outstanding learning, teaching and assessment, at the same time as delivering an ambitious growth agenda.

The Sheffield College is all about people, whether that is our students, our staff or our partners. Through their engagement and development, we are committed to playing our part in developing the economic prosperity of the Sheffield City Region. Our students come from many different backgrounds and we’re proud to support them in achieving the greatest of success. To do this we need the right kind of people working with us. We know that the right people make a difference. So we’re committed to recruiting talented individuals who share our values and can help us achieve our plans for the future.

In this key role, you will work alongside another Deputy Head to run the day to day curriculum operations in the Directorate of ESOL, EFL, Employability and Foundation Learning.  You will have a passion for excellent teaching, learning and assessment and as a key aspect of this role, ensure a high standard of learning experiences and outcomes across the directorate.  You will also lead and support innovative curriculum development, growth and diversification of the programme, contribute to the overall development and success of the College and help to ensure that corporate and strategic aims are met.

You will also have teaching responsibilities within your section of the department. The section includes a variety of courses from entry level to level 5 across the following subject areas: ESOL Entry to Level 2, EFL from Elementary to Advanced, IELTS, Employability form Entry 2 to Level 1 and the Trinity CertTESOL qualification. Your teaching would need to be within any one or more of these subject groups dependent upon your specialism and experience. 

You will take responsibility for all aspects of workload and performance management of a group of staff within your section and promote a student driven culture of high performance and excellent teaching, learning and assessment. 

Reporting to the Director you will have responsibility for implementing and maintaining excellent working relationships with national businesses and industries for the benefit of students and growth of curriculum development.

This role will provide many an opportunity to develop wider leadership skills and a potential pathway to more senior leadership roles within the college.

 Closing date: 26th October 2017    

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More about The Sheffield College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: City Campus, Granville Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 260 2600
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The Sheffield College is looking to recruit talented individuals to fill a high number of new vacancies. We are investing in the future, by aligning our curriculum to provide the latest skills training and qu...