Deputy Head of Division (English Specialist) – Foundation English and Maths

Job Roles:
Deputy/Vice/Assistant Principal, Deputy Head of Faculty
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
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Salary Description:
£38,285 per annum plus benefits
9th Mar 2018
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York College
Job Ref:
1718 / 129

About the College

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the major providers of education and training in Yorkshire and Humberside. We are one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships and Apprenticeships and work with over 1,000 employers, helping them to recruit apprentices and provide bespoke training for their employees. We also offer a range of Higher Education courses for full and part-time study as well as many Adult Learning opportunities.

We are proud of our outstanding success rates for students studying at all levels, which have been consistently above national averages for the last 21 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

We are proud to have been judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. We are also ‘outstanding’ in terms of our financial health. We have first-class resources designed with post-16 students in mind and recently opened a brand new Construction Centre. These, combined with the highest standards for individual student achievement, provides an outstanding environment for teaching and learning.

About the Role

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced individual to help lead our Foundation English and Maths Division.

The Deputy Head of Division will support the Head of Division in the improvement of attainment in English and maths subjects for all study programme students. They will lead their team to ensure student progress on English and Maths is tracked closely, GCSE high grade attainment improves and the teaching of English and Maths is of the very highest quality. They will support the Head of Division in working closely with Vocational Heads of Division and teams to ensure that these skills are developed in vocational lesson and that the importance of English and Maths is promoted to all students. They will also support the delivery of functional skills to apprentices at the college.

Possessing excellent leadership, communication and organisational skills, they will be able to bring together practitioners from across the College to provide high quality teaching and learning and success for the benefit of our students.

Please note we are interested in applicants who meet the criteria for the post and who have an English specialism.

For further information about the position please contact Sharon Smith, Deputy Principal on 01904 770236.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check.

Interviews and assessment centre: Tuesday 10th April 2018 (full day event)

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