Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
South Thames College are looking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Curriculum Manager for Basic Skills (English & Maths).
Joining the School Management Team in driving improvements forwards and managing a high performing teaching team, you will ensure all current and future students receive a first-class experience that enables them to progress and attain their qualifications, developing long-lasting learning and employability skills.
You will monitor and support subject specialists within the Basic Skills team to prioritise and meet deadlines, and coordinate Teaching, Learning and Assessment standards, including conducting lesson observations, learning walks, setting action plans to support staff in developing their teaching and learning profile as needed.
We’re looking for someone who holds a degree or relevant professional qualification in an appropriate subject and who has excellent current teaching skills, recognised as a good or outstanding teacher. You will have demonstrable experience of managing a team of teachers and have sound knowledge of the GCSE and Functional Skills English curriculum. Able to work collaboratively with teaching and management teams to further improve our achievement and retention, you will be comfortable working with adult learners and have excellent organisational skills to allow you to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced educational environment.
This is a fixed term contract for maternity cover, to start in January 2024.
Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 3rd December 2023
Interviews to be held on 13th December 2023 at the Wandsworth campus
The benefits package includes 37 days annual leave, plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.
As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.
When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.