Head of English

Buckinghamshire College Group
Aylesbury [Buckinghamshire]
£40,175 to £46,576 per annum plus an Industry Sector Payment of up to £3,000.00 is available
19 Jan 2023 11:30
14 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Head of
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of English

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise, have a desire to make a difference and want to be involved in educating young people?


We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, forward thinking individual as our Head of English, to join our dedicated English and Maths team at Buckinghamshire College Group.


By joining our College your expertise will play a real part in shaping young people’s development and transforming their lives. We believe that education should inspire and develop our future generations.


Key purpose of the role:

  • To lead on curriculum development, innovation and coordination of achievement and progression outcomes for all learners.
  • To support outstanding student success by raising levels of student retention and achievement by identifying, exemplifying, and promoting within team best practice in the delivery of teaching and learning.
  • To lead and develop an English curriculum offer that meets the needs of students, employers and stakeholders now and in the future.
  • To embed an aspirational culture with students and staff across the curriculum department.

We will encourage you to develop new skills and expand your opportunities within the college.  We are also flexible and accommodating, allowing you to be as productive as possible.  While working at Buckinghamshire College Group you can also take advantage of a host of employee benefits including:

  • Pension scheme
  • 30 holiday entitlement & Additional annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • A wide range of learning - access to free training & continuous professional development
  • Discounts in the Aylesbury Day Nursery & Aylesbury Salon Intuition
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes

Here at Buckinghamshire College Group, we are passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities to achieve their learning goals and life aspirations. You will find a warm welcome at all of our campuses in; Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, where  we are a thriving community of over 590 Staff and 7,000 students and we are sure that whatever your aspirations and career goals, we can help you to achieve them.


This College does one of the most important jobs in the country - educating people of all ages to help them to succeed in life and create the skills society needs. Moreover, we do it well. We have high standards, with good success rates for students and more students joining us each year.


Our staff are the most important resource that the College has in securing this success. We therefore value our staff highly and offer a competitive reward and benefits package.

We hope you will want to be part of Buckinghamshire College Group and we very much look forward to welcoming you.

Closing date for applications is the 14th February 2023 with interviews taking place on 23rd  February.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive sufficient applications or source a suitable candidate. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


For more information on the role please contact HR directly.