Deputy Head of Department – Engineering

Job Roles:
Head of Department
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Construction and Engineering Trades
South West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£34,510 + Specialist Skills Payment
8th Nov 2018
Start Date:
Job Ref:

We are delighted to be assisting an further education provider with the appointment of their next Deputy Head of Engineering.

Role responsibilities
• To coordinate and monitor the work of the campus delivery team.
• To work with the Head of Department to develop the curriculum strategy for the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment to ensure continuous improvement.
• To attend regular cross-campus activities with curriculum teams from each campus, sharing practice and reviewing performance data, student and staff feedback as directed by the Head of Department.
• To coordinate arrangements for cover for absence within the team.
• To support the Head of Department in monitoring and improving the quality of teaching, learning and assessment; including involvement in lesson observations, learning walks and learner voice activity.
• To play a key role in monitoring student performance such as attendance, behaviour, retention, success, progression and destination.
• To take a key role in exam scheduling arrangements, communicating and coordinating exams with the exams team.
• Working closely with the Head of Department, carry out part of the induction of new staff within the team, monitor and review new staff during probationary periods, and undertake staff appraisals as required.

The person & qualifications
• To hold a minimum level 3 qualification in the appropriate subject and/or significant experience in relevant area
• To be a qualified teacher with substantial teaching experience in the appropriate subject area
• To have an excellent teaching grade profile
• To have knowledge and understanding of assessment within post 16 environment

For a full job description or an informal discussion please contact Emily on 0115 911 1123 or

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