Team Leader – Active Industries (Health & Social Care or Sport & Exercise Science teaching specialism)

Kingston College

  • £44,146 - £48,387 per annum
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Joining us as a Team Leader – Active Industries, you will be responsible for curriculum standards and outcomes for a number of programmes across the School, specifically in the curriculum area of Health & Social Care, Sport and Public Services.

You will monitor academic staff across the School, ensuring quality of teaching being delivered and ensure all the programmes meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including awarding bodies, employers and higher education institutions. This includes the writing and monitoring of self-assessment documentation and the coordination and attendance at self-assessment and validation meetings.

We’re looking for someone who holds a degree or relevant professional qualification in Sport/Sport & Exercise Science and someone who has excellent teaching skills, with experience of successfully monitoring and supporting ‘at-risk’ learners to achieve or exceed their potential. With experience of leading / managing FE & HE programmes, you will have a thorough understanding of quality assurance and improvement processes and how these can be used to enhance the student experience and have a strong vision for the improvement and development of the curriculum area.

Experience of managing, supporting and developing staff is desirable.

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 25th July 2024

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 40 days 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. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

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.

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.

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.

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