Furness College

Head of Maths and English - Furness College

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Up to £45,656
16 Jun 2017
28 Jun 2017
Job Level
Head of
English, Mathematics
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Be part of a newly merged, dynamic college.

Furness College and Barrow Sixth Form College have recently merged enabling us to offer the full breadth of professional, technical and academic qualifications from entry to degree level.  We have outstanding facilities over two campuses, experienced tutors and a wide network of employer partners which enable us to deliver the highest quality provision to young people, adults and employers in South Cumbria and beyond.  We were rated as good by Ofsted in 2015, with outstanding provision in Engineering and Law, and our financial health in 2015-2016 was outstanding.  We also became one of the first members of the Institution for Further Education earlier this year.

We are committed to providing students with a safe and secure environment that gives all the support and guidance services they need to make their time at Furness College an enjoyable and productive one, and to enable them to achieve their future aspirations, and therefore all appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.  We currently have some unique opportunities to join our committed management and teaching teams, and we are looking for exceptional candidates who will take a leading role in achieving our ambitious corporate objectives.

Head of Maths and English

Head of Maths and English (35hpw)

Maths and English skills are crucial to the success and progression of our students who often arrive at the college without a relevant qualification, and the growth, ongoing development and further improvement of Maths and English throughout our curriculum offer remain high on our agenda.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced manager to lead our Maths and English curriculum team, working towards outstanding.  Experience of teaching Maths or English would be an advantage but is not essential.

Salary: Up to £45,656

Annual Leave: 35 days, plus bank holidays, plus Christmas closure period.

Closing Date: 28th June, midday