Director of Education and Quality at Luton Sixth Form College

Recruiter
Luton Sixth Form College
Location
Luton [Bedfordshire]
Salary
£61,023 - £67,377 Per Year
Posted
19 Jan 2023 12:00
Closes
06 Feb 2023 08:00
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Director
Specialism
Quality / Standards
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director of Education and Quality at Luton Sixth Form College

Luton Sixth Form College is exceptionally aspirational for the young people it currently serves and we are deeply committed to extending our work in order to have an even greater impact on educational outcomes for our young people. Established in 1966 as the first sixth form college in the country, we have an impressive track record for quality and educational excellence.  

Everyone at Luton Sixth Form College – students, staff and governors – embraces diversity and inspires our students to reach their full potential so they are well prepared for the next stage of their education. If you have an unshakeable commitment to improving the lives of young people, we encourage you to join us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented curriculum quality specialist to join our Leadership Team. In this key position you will have line management responsibility for the Curriculum Leadership Team and work with them to plan and shape the curriculum offer. You will use your expertise to ensure that our students receive the best teaching, learning and support possible, to enable them to fulfil their academic potential. This quality assurance and student support remit runs through the role, as the successful candidate will be the deputy College Nominee, working closely with the Vice Principal to lead on self-assessment and inspection preparation. You will have high expectations and standards along with a natural ability to lead by example to motivate both staff and students.  You will relish the opportunity to play an integral role in helping the College to become an outstanding provider.   

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have significant leadership experience in an education setting and a proven track record in raising standards.
  • Have an excellent record of successful curriculum leadership, attaining consistently good and outstanding outcomes for students within the 14-19 age groups.
  • Be systematic and possess excellent analytical skills to interpret data, identify trends and patterns, develop interventions and present findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences.
  • Possess the excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence necessary to lead and motivate a committed and highly skilled team of staff.
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of awarding body and examination compliance procedures.
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The successful candidate will be placed on a Spot Salary Point between College Leadership Spine Point 22 – 27 (£61,023 - £67,377) – Commensurate with experience plus an attractive benefits package including 38 days annual leave + bank holidays.

For an informal conversation with the Vice Principal about the role, please contact Kerry Rockall, Executive Assistant to the Principal and Vice Principal; [email protected] 

 

Start Date:  Summer Term 2023 

Closing date for all completed application forms: 8.00am on Monday 6th February 2023

Interviews planned for: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st February 2023   

 

 Luton Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All roles in the College have contact with children and as such anyone that is employed by the College is considered to be engaged in regulated activities.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.