Sector Lead - Access and A Levels, Portsmouth

Highbury CollegePortsmouth
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sector Lead - Access & A Levels

Duration:  Permanent

Salary:  £40,000 per annum

Hours:  37 per week

Location:  Based at Highbury Campus

Close Date:  29 April 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and develop the Access & A Level sector at Highbury College. At Highbury College, you will work alongside students from all over the world aiming to go to both local UK universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Durham, as well as leading US and European universities. 

A Level and Access classes have a high staff to student ratio, with small classes and a friendly and supportive academic atmosphere delivered from the Sixth Form Academy. Further information on our A Level courses can be found on our website at 

Access classes are specifically designed for students aged 19+ who are preparing for higher education. Access students have 3 routes to follow – Access Business Studies, Access Health and Human Sciences or Access Pharmacy and Biomedical Science. For further information, please see our website at 

The successful candidate will have:

· A degree in a relevant subject

· A recognised teaching qualification

· Recent experience of teaching a relevant subject

· Experience of effective leadership of learning and teams

· A track record of growing student numbers and improving student retention, success and progression

Highbury College offers extensive support to new staff including: 

- Regular support and coaching throughout your first year 

- A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College 

- A thorough Induction programme 

- Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher 

- Support from the College to focus on CPD 

What we can offer you: 

- A fantastic benefits package including a competitive pension scheme where the 

College contributes around 19% 

- 35 days annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays

- A canteen, hair and beauty salon and nursery 

- A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff 

- Employee Assistance Programme 

- Childcare voucher scheme and access to an online discount website

- Discounted travel on the Isle of Wight Hovercraft between Southsea and Ryde 

The working environment: 

- You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts 

- You will be working for a Grade 1 Outstanding College which has over 50 years of

teaching and learning experience 

So if you think you have the technical skills and experience we look forward to receiving your application. Further information about this role can be found in the Job Description.

Please note: If you require any additional support with the completion of your application please contact the HR department on 02392 328910 or   

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