Interim Head of Section – Art and Design

KT1 2AQ, Kingston Upon Thames
Salary £42,019 - £44,254 per annum
28 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Head of Section – Art and Design – BLUI82826


Salary £42,019 - £44,254 per annum

2 Year Fixed Term Contract

The Creative Industries School provision currently includes Acting, Production Arts, Digital Arts, Art, Design, Media, Fashion, Dance, Music Technology, Games Design, 3D Design and Photography, with students on study programmes, access courses, apprenticeships and higher education courses. Our focus is on ensuring that current and future students receive a first class experience than enables them to progress and attain their qualifications at high levels and to develop long lasting learning and employability skills.

The Head of Section for Art and Design will lead and manage the Art and Design section and be a member of the School Management Group. Along with other members of the School Management Group, you will be responsible for communicating the policies and procedures we agree and adopt such as; target setting and progress review calendars, and then ensuring that all staff deliver them to a high quality and comply with the expectations set.

We’re looking for an individual who holds a Degree or appropriate professional qualification in an area relevant to the work in the section and who has substantial relevant teaching experience, recognised as a good or better teacher. You’ll have demonstrable leadership and management skills in the context of curriculum and staff management along with experience of leading and working within teams, identifying training and development needs for both teaching and support staff.

Those who are experienced lesson observers will be of distinct advantage, as will those who hold or who are working towards a management qualification.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Friday 7th June 2019.
Interviews to take place week commencing 10th June 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.