Coleg Gwent are seeking to appoint a dynamic, forward thinking, inspiring Leader of Learning for English to lead and manage our excellent team of teachers.
We are looking for an excellent teacher of English who is passionate about their subject and can teach across the ability range. Someone who can show evidence of visible impact on learner outcomes in their current post and who will have the capacity to continue to raise attainment in a high performing department through motivating and inspiring learners and staff.
It is imperative that you have the ability to support your team, share best practice, lead by example, and raise standards in teaching, learning and assessment across the college.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge, along with good communication skills. This post is ideally suited for someone who is ambitious and is looking for the next step in his or her career. Good leadership skills, motivation and commitment will be required to achieve ambitious targets and exceed expectations. You will be someone thoroughly committed to making a difference to learners’ lives.
It is desirable that you have to have working knowledge and delivered Essential Skills Qualification (ESQ) Communication up to level 2, but not essential as training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.
Candidates will hold a subject specific degree and have significant successful experience of delivering GCSE English Language with a record of accomplishment of excellent outcomes that are above national comparators. You may have experience in leading a team, holding responsibility within your department, or be able to demonstrate the potential of being an effective leader at interview.
Over recent years, we have had significant success in appointing staff moving across from school settings. We understand that the move into FE can be daunting at first, but we provide significant support and guidance at every step of the way. If you wish to talk to staff who have made the transition from school to further education, or to receive further information about the post, you are welcome to contact the Head of English & Mathematics, Mark Harding.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.
The College is committed to safeguarding, ensuring the safety and welfare of children and young people. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and registration with the Education Workforce Council.
Please note that successful candidates will be expected to pay for the Enhanced Disclosure and registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
We particularly welcome applications from candidates who speak languages other than English and also from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion, in line with our Equality Opportunities policy. All campuses are accessible and facilities such as prayer rooms are available.
We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a Disability Confident Employer.
Closing Date – 1st March 2021
Interview Date – 10th and 11th March 2021
Coleg Gwent - Crosskeys Campus