Director of Curriculum - Vocational Programmes and Progression, Harrow

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Start date: August/September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £62k
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Harrow College, part of HCUC College Group, is situated in the London Borough of Harrow and aims to meet the needs of learners and employers in the West London area.  HCUC is now ranked first amongst FE colleges in London for its 16-18 achievement rates, which places HCUC among the best Further Education Colleges in the country.  Harrow College has improved significantly over the last three years and since merger has been able to further improve its estate to ensure it is well positioned to meet new opportunities and face the demands of the future.  

We are now seeking to fill this challenging and rewarding role in supporting the College as we move into the third year of our merger with Uxbridge College.  Reporting to the Principal at Harrow, this post presents an excellent career opportunity for applicants who possess a robust understanding of the curriculum issues associated with vocational and GCSE, AS and A2 provision, and Higher Education contexts, specifically with regard to qualification reform and implications for portfolio planning.  

The successful applicant will also line manage Heads of School drawn from a range of curriculum areas, specifically the school of SIM (Science, ICT, Media), the school of EEM (ESOL, English & Maths) and the Student Services area (HC Student Finance, Careers & Admissions).  In addition, the successful applicant will act as the strategic lead for English and Maths, tutorial & enrichment, and value-added measures at Harrow College. 

We are seeking an experienced FE professional with substantial and relevant management experience across a breadth of curriculum areas.  In addition you must command excellent communication, analytical and a data focused skillset.  You should also be a good people manager able to motivate and lead your team to deliver and maintain high standards within the College.

More about HCUC
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Uxbridge Campus, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1895 853333
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