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Team Leader – Adult & Community Learning

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £44,146 - £48,387 per annum, plus up to 53 days + Bank Holidays
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £44,146 - £48,387 per annum, plus up to 53 days + Bank Holidays
  • Salary: £44,146 - £48,387 per annum, plus up to 53 days + Bank Holidays

Website Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our School Management Team for a Team Leader – Adult & Community Learning. Supporting the Deputy Head and Head of School, you will support colleagues in the curriculum team to raise the quality of education for all provision.

The Team Leader will support the school and team by leading on a particular theme or area in relation to the school’s objectives or curriculum, such as safeguarding or progression. You will coordinate day-to-day operations of distance learning programs and schedule NCFE courses whilst ensuring that all courses meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including, Wandsworth Borough, Awarding Bodies and employers.

We’d like our Team Leader to hold a degree or relevant professional qualification in an appropriate subject and have excellent current teaching skills, recognised as a good or better teacher. You will demonstrate knowledge of the FE sector, including funding streams and the adult education agenda, and have a thorough understanding of quality assurance and improvement processes and how these can be used to enhance the student experience.

With high personal standards and expectations, you will have experience of managing, supporting and developing staff and of successfully monitoring and supporting ‘at-risk’ learners to achieve or exceed their potential.You will be receptive to new ideas and initiatives and have a creative approach to problem solving.

Please note that this post is funded for the 2024/25 academic year so the successful candidate would not be expected to commence in post prior to August 2024.

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 19th May 2024

Interviews to be held at the Tooting campus on 28th May 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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