Head of Employability Courses

Job Roles:
Head of Department
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
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Salary Description:
HoLC Grade £45,722 - £58,373 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
13th Jan 2020
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Orchard Hill College
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Salary: HoLC Grade £45,722 - £58,373 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, All year round
Location: The postholder will need to work flexibly across the Orchard Hill College centres, as required.

Orchard Hill College is a National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge and were graded Outstanding by Ofsted in November 2019.

Orchard Hill College is a dynamic, forward-looking organisation. We provide a wide range of quality full-time and part-time courses for young people and adults with learning difficulties and/or barriers to learning. Employability course currently take place in Camberwell, Carshalton and Kingston.

We are looking for a bright, diligent and enthusiastic Head of Employability Courses to manage a staff team that work across different college centre locations.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the strategic and professional leadership of the service, ensuring that strategies are in place to deliver the best employment outcomes for our students. You will also support the ongoing development and the implementation of our work placement strategy so that the highest impact and best employment outcomes are achieved for our students. You will need to provide leadership, develop courses and allocate resources, in line with the College statement of intent and core principles.

You will work under the direction of the Assistant Head of College to lead the staff team in the provision of high quality education within the remit of the policies adopted by governors.

You will need Qualified Teacher Status in Lifelong Learning, good/outstanding experience of teaching students with learning disabilities, and successful management experience.

You are welcome to visit the College prior to making an application for employment, if you wish.

To apply for this role please visit https://orchardhill.ac.uk/vacancies/ to download an application form. Please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 28th January 2020

Orchard Hill College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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