Programme Leader - Early Years

Job Roles:
Subject Leader
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Early Learning/Child Care
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£35,352 to £36,413 – benefits from a Golden Hello
13th Sep 2018
Start Date:
Oldham College
Job Ref:

Programme Leader - Early Years

Come and join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “Great Place to Learn and Work" and be part of our exciting Faculty of Caring Professions, commencing ASAP!

We are looking for experienced tutors with at least 4 years’ extensive experience in their chosen field to join us at this exciting time.

Programme Leader in Early Years (Salary scales £35,352 to £36,413 – benefits from a Golden Hello)

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “A Great Place to Learn and Work “.
We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and the provision of high level education and training at its heart.

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

The college is widely-regarded as one of the most improved colleges, based on students’ feedback, FE commissioner’s reports and reputation. Each year approximately 500 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or apprentice, a further 200 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 100 adult students. Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 700 in our University Campus.


When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities: •
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• On-site Day Nursery
• On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre
• Golden Hello scheme for hard to fill roles, (dependent on experience)


You will be part of the Health and Social Care or Early Years team that works within the Faculty of Caring Professions and also work alongside the Social Work, Midwifery and Child Development teams.
You will deliver and assess a variety of applied theoretical modules on the courses we deliver and any other college requirements.

You will be required to provide a supportive and professional environment that will aid the development of individual and groups of students. You will be expected to be organised with excellent time management and administrative skills. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and show a flexible and professional attitude.

You will be educated to at least degree level and possess a relevant teaching qualification and have extensive experience of teaching at levels 1 - 3.

You must also have extensive vocational experience working with a Health and Social Care or Early Years provider. The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

To apply for this vacancy please email an up to date CV and covering letter to before the closing date of 24th September 2018.

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