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Head of Learning Centre

Orchard Hill College, Wyvern HouseHillingdon

Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, All year round

Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge, however travel to our other locations will be required

We are looking for a bright, diligent and enthusiastic Head of Learning Centre to manage our Wyvern House Centre in Uxbridge.

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist college. The college offers life-changing opportunities to students with a range of abilities in the heart of their communities. The college is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of students and a dynamic and supportive staff team. 

We operate out of centres across London and Surrey. The college are experts in the sector, leading the way with cutting edge, creative and innovative approaches, recently receiving a Natspec Award for Curriculum Innovation.  

Within this role you will be responsible for the management of the curriculum team. This will include daily organisation, timetabling and monitoring, mentoring, training, supervision and support of staff, as well as the management of internal communication systems. You will also have responsibility for departmental budgets for agency staff, learning resources and staff development. 

You will work under the direction of the Regional Lead and Principal to lead the staff team in the provision of high quality education within the remit of the policies adopted by governors.

You will need Qualified Teacher Status in Lifelong Learning, good/outstanding experience of teaching students with learning disabilities, and successful management experience.

There are many benefits to embarking on a career with us including: comprehensive in-house training, defined benefits pension scheme, family friendly policies, membership to Perkbox, Employee Assistance Programme and more.

To apply for this role please follow the quick apply process and contact jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk if you have any queries.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 3rd January 2022

We may close this advert and interview before the closing date if we receive applications from exceptional candidates. 

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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