Head of Teaching and Learning

Recruiter
Westminster Kingsway College
Location
King's Cross, Camden, London [Greater London]
Salary
£59,156 - £59,156 Per Year
Posted
19 Apr 2021 16:22
Closes
19 May 2021 23:59
Reference
R001522
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Head of Teaching and Learning

About the role:

The Head of Teaching, Learning and Compliance will be a key member, reporting directly to the Vice Principal, working closely with other members of the Senior Management Team. The main role is to monitor, evaluate and develop the curriculum, the teaching, and the assessment practices across the whole college.

We’re looking for a Head of Teaching, Learning and Compliance to:

• Identify and develop actions to help the improvement of teaching and learning, alongside appropriate managers, and teams.

• Develop and implement a strategy for high-quality programmes that support the improvement of teaching, learning and assessment.

• Support practitioners and middle managers in designing and delivering curriculum that delivers good and outstanding learner outcomes.

• Ensure high quality delivery of programmes, contributing to governance, quality assurance and continuous quality improvement processes.

• Monitor the outcomes from the College’s quality assurance systems.

There is also a responsibility for the development and implementation of an effective staff development programme including leading the teaching and learning coaches to support this and the College’s e-learning strategy through our TEL Group. You will act as the College awarding body nominee and work closely with the Vice Principal and SMT to support quality reviews and support SAR curriculum panels. This role is pivotal to the development of teaching and learning as we move forward to meeting the needs of our students in new learning environments and equip them, and our teachers, with the skills required to realise their capabilities.

About you:
With appropriate experience and qualifications reflecting a strong background in quality assurance in education, you will have a teaching qualification and the drive to deliver improvements in teaching and learning. You will have a history of managing quality systems relevant to our College activities and proven success in leading quality review visits from external agencies and stakeholders. You must have the ability to communicate with managers, teachers, support staff students and to motivate and support them in their development.

About us:
We are the largest college group in London.  Our colleges include City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College, and The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London.  We are committed to success through equality and diversity.

About Westminster Kingsway College:
Westminster Kingsway College is a further education college in central London with centres in Camden and Westminster. It offers a huge array of academic and vocational courses for 16-18 year olds and adult learners, such as A-Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships, Foundation Degrees, Access to Higher Education, employability training and short courses. It also offers bespoke training for employers and specialist programmes delivered in conjunction with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

Westminster Kingsway is an award-winning provider of hospitality and culinary arts courses. For over a century it has been at the forefront of culinary arts education in the UK, providing UK restaurants with highly-skilled chefs, front-of-house staff and management. The college can count among its alumni Jamie Oliver, Ainsley Harriot and Selin Kiazim.


CLOSING DATE: Monday 3rd May 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: TBC.

Strictly no agencies.

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