Head of Studies for Adult English, Maths, ESOL & Community Learning

Recruiter
Trafford College Group
Location
Stretford, Manchester [Greater Manchester]
Salary
£44,337 - £48,690 Per Year
Posted
01 Apr 2021 16:47
Closes
21 Apr 2021 23:59
Reference
TCHS107663
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Head of
Specialism
Adult Learning, English, ESOL, Mathematics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Head of Studies for Adult English, Maths, ESOL & Community Learning

Head of Studies for Adult English, Maths, ESOL & Community Learning

£44,337 - £48,690 per annum

35 hours per week

Stretford Campus (the successful candidate must have the flexibility to work across all campuses)


The Trafford College Group serves over 10,000 students across the boroughs of Stockport and Trafford.  We are proud to hold a unique position within Greater Manchester colleges’ sector having been appointed as a WorldSkills Centre of Excellence and a Microsoft Showcase College. 

We are also proud to lead the way in fostering community partnerships across both boroughs working with local councils, employers, and stakeholders to become an anchor institution for the region and achieve our goal of driving social and economic prosperity for all.

The Trafford College Group is entering the next exciting phase of its journey through the proposed merger with Cheadle and Marple 6th Form College. The merger will provide the Group with a unique opportunity to further shape and direct 16-19 and adult education across the borough of Stockport.

We are looking for a Head of Studies to join the Management Team to help us achieve our vision of unlocking potential and fostering success.  If you share our passion for innovation and success, there has never been a better time to work for the Trafford College Group!

In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of a curriculum offer that meets the needs of students, employers, the local community and regional economy and be the manager accountable for an identified set of objectives in respect of curriculum planning, quality of provision and outcomes for students.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • To be the lead manager for a dynamic curriculum area, ensuring the delivery of a curriculum offer that meets the needs of students, employers, the local community and regional economy 
  • To be the accountable manager for the curriculum area across all sites of the Trafford College Group in respect of curriculum planning, quality of provision and outcomes for students
  • To be the lead for the quality of teaching, learning and assessment (TLA) across agreed delivery teams/ subject areas, including leadership of maths and English for adults, ESOL and Community Learning across the Group.
  • To lead transformational change and continuous improvement across your areas of responsibility.
  • To collaboratively work with other Heads, enabling teams and the Senior Leadership team to ensure that the curriculum is aspirational and innovative, learner centric and delivered efficiently.
  • Effectively manage financial, physical and human resources across your area of responsibility
  • To support a model of stakeholder relationship management that builds the reputation of Trafford College Group and enables the development of new opportunities.

In order to be successful in this role you must have a relevant degree and/or equivalent professional qualification, a level 5 teaching qualification, numeracy and literacy at level 2 and evidence of continuing personal and professional development. Experience of working in Further Education in this sector area and management experience are essential.

A job description and person specification are available on our website.

Trafford College Group – New Group - New Opportunities - A Great Place to Work.

This position is open to direct applicants only.

To be considered for this position please visit our website to submit an application form.

https://trafford.ac.uk/about/job-opportunities/current-vacancies

Closing date for receipt of applications: 21st April 2021

Interview and assessment date:  29/30 April 2021

The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all.  As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.  Trafford College Group will meet the associated costs for this.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant.  If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

 

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