Head of Department - English

Recruiter
College of North West London
Location
London
Salary
4045.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Department - English
C GBP40 - 45K per annum


CNWL is moving forward rapidly on every conceivable area of our work. It is a very exciting time to join us, and as a member of our senior team, work with like-minded peers, to move your career onto the next level. We are therefore looking for an exceptional person who is keen to fulfil their potential, alongside that of our learners and colleagues, through your creativity, tenacity and resilience. If you are passionate about learning, an inspirational practitioner, and aspire to achieve and maintain the highest possible standards, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity to head up the Department of English and lead a team of experienced and committed staff in delivering a range of English courses. You'll ensure that in doing so we continue to offer the best possible learning experience to our learner by keeping course content current and relevant, and by your own example of excellence in the classroom.


You will have:

  • a full teaching qualification
  • experience of teaching/training from Entry Level to Level 2/3
  • significant successful experience of quality improvement strategies linked to teaching, learning and assessment
  • operational experience of performance management, SAR and QIP processes
  • experience of developing high performing teachers and sharing good practice
  • experience of developmental observation processes, to support sustained high performance and improvement, alongside a knowledge of what constitutes highly effective teaching, learning and assessment.

This position offers generous paid annual leave, in addition to public holidays, occupational pension plan and support with your further education and career development.


This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to obtain a satisfactory enhanced criminal record disclosure.


Working towards equality of opportunity.


Should you wish to discuss this opportunity then please contact Bridget Gallagher on .


Closing Date: 9am, 3rd November 2016
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th November 2016

Deputy Director of Curriculum
Circa GBP47,500


Applicants for the Head of English role may also wish to be considered for the Deputy Director of Curriculum role.


We are looking to appoint a Deputy Director of Curriculum, working closely with the Assistant Principal and Heads of Department to ensure that we are providing an outstanding learning experience to all the students who are studying within the Directorate.


You will work collaboratively, both with senior colleagues and curriculum teams and bring outstanding management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate your team.


You will also be committed to working with colleagues to raise standards across the College and will be given a cross college role which will be decided based on your skills and experience.


There are four Departments within the Directorate and one of the Heads of Department has the additional role of Deputy Director of Curriculum, which is currently vacant. Along with the Department of English, the Directorate also hosts ESOL, Supported Learning and Learning Support and Early Years, Health and Social Care. Although not a requirement, experience in one of these other areas would certainly be an advantage.


Information about this post is in the information pack, and potential applicants are welcome to discuss the role further with Marc Jordan, Assistant Principal on .


This position offers generous paid annual leave, in addition to public holidays, occupational pension plan and support with your further education and career development.


This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to obtain a satisfactory enhanced criminal record disclosure.


Working towards equality of opportunity.


Closing Date: 9am, 3rd November 2016
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th November 2016