Team Leader – Adult & Community Learning

South Thames College, Wandsworth
£37,870 - £41,244 per annum, incl LA + 49 Days + Bank Holidays
26 Jul 2021
23 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

South Thames College are now looking for two Team Leaders to support colleagues in the curriculum team to raise the quality of education for all provision.

Leading on a theme or priority within the area as agreed with the Deputy Head of School/Head of School, you will monitor academic staff teaching on qualifications within the Community Learning team and ensure that all qualifications meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including the Borough, Awarding Bodies and employers. As Team Leader, you will support subject Lecturers within the team to prioritise and meet deadlines and carry out lesson visits / learning walks, supporting staff in developmental and performance processes.

To join us as Team Leader, you will hold a Degree or relevant professional qualification in an appropriate subject and have excellent teaching skills, recognised as a good or better teacher. Hardworking and flexible, you will have current knowledge of impending curriculum changes and the implications for teaching and learning strategies and have experience of successfully monitoring and supporting ‘at-risk’ learners to achieve or exceed their potential. Experience of managing, supporting and developing staff is desirable.

A teaching qualification is not essential; however, we do ask that you are willing to achieve one in line with current regulations.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 22nd August.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. 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.

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 achieve and progress.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.