Deputy Director, Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Deputy Director, Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Full Time:36 hours, 52 weeks per year

Salary: £51,741 incl. LW to £57,913 incl. LW            

Waltham Forest College is a forward-thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work.  We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top-performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.

We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success.  We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Director, Teaching, Learning and Assessment who will provide strategic and operational leadership and management of Teaching, Learning and Assessment standards, outcomes and employability. The post holder will work closely with the Quality team to ensure a well-coordinated and joined-up approach in delivering the overall vision. They will also deliver teaching, learning and assessment strategy to support the transition of curriculum towards T Levels.

The successful candidate will have a clear understanding to lead on current thinking and debate on Teaching, Learning and Assessment. They will demonstrate a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a ‘can do’ approach to addressing everyday challenges.  If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post at Waltham Forest College.

The ideal candidate will have a teaching qualification. They will have extensive knowledge and experience of Teaching, Learning & Assessment (TLA) and Quality systems and processes, ideally in an FE environment. Their role will include, but not limited to, leading the development, review and monitoring of college wide Teaching, Learning and assessment standards, including engaging with all internal and external stakeholders. They will prepare various Teaching, Learning and Assessment standards and quality reports, conducting quality checks, action planning and monitoring to ensure the highest level of service delivery.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in a professional team environment. You will also be entitled to a range of benefits including a pension scheme (TPS), employee assistance programme, discounted local gym membership, enhanced sick pay, NUS Employee discount, free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:   30th April 2021 at 5 pm.

Interview Date: TBC

Please download the application form, complete and return to by the closing date.

Please ensure you complete the supporting statement giving full details of how your skills, abilities and experience match the person specification of the attached Job Description.

Should you have any queries please contact Human Resources via email at

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