Head of School – Creative Industries

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KT1 2AQ, Kingston Upon Thames
Salary £54,673 - £65,026 per annum, including London Allowance
29 Apr 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of School – Creative Industries BLUH81301


Salary £54,673 - £65,026 per annum, including London Allowance

18 Month Fixed Term Contract (with potential of extending to 2 years)

The Head of School – Creative Industries will lead the strategic development and operational management of the School’s curriculum in line with College objectives and performance targets. You will identify and evaluate the strengths and the areas for improvement and translate this into operating plans with clear actions and targets to be met over a defined period of time. You will monitor this closely with the School Management Group and report on progress to College CMT.

Working with the College Principal, Assistant Principal and STCG Corporate Services is a key element of this role with specific regard to budgets and resources planning. This implies clarity of focus on growing income as well as managing costs in order that key financial imperatives such as reduction in overheads and improvements to facilities can be achieved.

To be considered for this role, candidates must hold a Degree or appropriate professional qualification in an area relevant to the work in the School and have substantial relevant teaching experience, recognised as a good or better teacher. You will have a proven track record of improving and managing a high quality curriculum along with strong leadership and management skills, identifying training and development needs of both teaching and support staff.

As Head of School, you will also have sound knowledge of the curriculum offered and a firm grasp of current and impending changes to the curriculum. Excellent attention to detail, a creative approach to problem solving and strong organisational skills are a must, as is previous success of

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 6th May 2019

Interviews to take place on 10th May 2019

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

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.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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