Head of Department - Vocational Professions, Salford

Closing date:Expiring soon

Salford City CollegeSalford

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary of £45,517
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Department - Vocational Professions

Reference Number: SCC181989

Salary:  Starting salary of £45,517 with incremental progression to £48,011

Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 24th February 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 25th February 2019

Location: Worsley College

 Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per Week: 1.0 FTE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual to become the Head of Department for Vocational Professions.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and have experience of implementing quality improvement strategies in teaching and learning at a departmental and cross college level.  Experience of delivering and co-ordinating a variety of teaching programmes in FE which widen participation and prepare students for further training, Higher Education or employment.

They will also demonstrate an excellent understanding and experience of monitoring and evaluating performance indicators in order to put in place strategies that will improve attendance, achievement rates and value added progress measures. 

They will be forward-thinking, creative and committed to providing the very best learning experiences for our students. They will also show that they have excellent communication and organisational skills and an ability to work well with others. They will also have an excellent understanding of 16-18 Study Programmes, and The Prince’s Trust Team Programme.

They will evidence experience of implementing strategies that will increase student recruitment, establishing meaningful and productive relationships with stakeholders and developing innovative and inspiring curriculum content.

The post will also suit an individual who is able to inspire and lead a talented and committed teaching team in support of the Head of Worsley College.

To apply for this job, please complete the registration and online application form via our website.

Reason to Join Us: 

• Sixth Form College’s Associations terms and conditions (195 days) and automatic enrolment on to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• A range of developmental & career opportunities

• A number of optional Salary Sacrifice Schemes including IT Equipment, Childcare Vouchers & Bikes

• Staff Discounts 

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships & confidential staff counselling via CareFirst

• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies

Commitment to Safeguarding 

As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post. 





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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Head Office, Frontier House, Merchant Quay, Salford, M50 3SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 631 5010
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