Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body

Hull College

  • £38,309.00 per annum
  • Humberside / Humberside
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body


Salary: £38,309.00 per annum

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

As our Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body, you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Institute in the leadership and management  in Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body with a focus/specialism in Automotive.

The post holder will support leadership on cross-cutting themes such as student engagement, progress, assessment, and quality & may be expected to line manage and or coordinate the work of a team of staff within the department as required.

Hull College provides high-quality education & training for school leavers & adults, offering a wide range of vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships & degrees.

As one of the largest vocational institutes of its kind in the region, we have one focus – to create careers, not courses. We pride ourselves on this approach & are committed to ensuring our learners acquire the relevant skills, knowledge, attitudes & experience to progress in life, whether that is to seek employment in the industry of their choice or step up to higher education & university.

While dedicated to delivering the very best experiences to our learners, we also extend the same commitment to our staff. We have worked hard to create an environment where all of our staff, no matter what their role, are empowered to inspire & support our vision to create better futures for the people of Hull.

Responsibilities of our Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body:

  • Deliver teaching and learning, ensuring stretch, challenge and engagement of students of all ages and abilities including apprentices.
  • Plan, prepare and update all relevant teaching documentation including schemes of work, lesson plans and online learning materials, using Canvas.
  • Lead, coordinate and support course activities which will support the achievement of curriculum area targets. Accurately carry out the qualification completion process within the departmental systems in a timely manner
  • Take responsibility and facilitate academic tutorials for students.
  • Be involved in the marketing, promotion, recruitment and interviewing of students, including attending open events, enrolment events, amongst other activities.
  • Assess, monitor, and record feedback to students to facilitate their best achievement using the College’s data systems and processes, working to exam board guidelines and quality systems.
  • Lead, coordinate and support IV/IQA processes within the curriculum area.
  • Contribute to the quality assurance processes and curriculum design within the area.
  • Attend meetings and communicate with colleagues within the curriculum area as and when required.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of subject specialism by attending appropriate professional/vocational updating.

What we are looking for as our Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body:

  • Relevant teaching qualification and subject specialism. 
  • Experience of leading on cross-cutting themes such as student engagement, progress, assessment and IQA processes. 
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Significant experience of delivering good teaching and leading in further education. 
  • Understanding of current developments and trends in further education. 


If you have the skills and experience, we are looking for and would like to join us as our Assistant Head – Automotive, Fabrication & Welding & Paint & Body please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you!

Hull College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of their safeguarding strategy and values. In addition, these posts require the colleague to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that this post is subject to regulated activity.

We at Hull College prioritise digital proficiency; all new staff should either be skilled or open to training, looking forward to hearing from you on the last point.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier dependent on the level of applications received so if you do wish to be considered we recommend that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

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