Head of English and Maths

Job details
Posting date: 02 August 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £41429 - £41429 Per Year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 September 2020
Location: LS11 5DD
Company: AoC Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 83081

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Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1484 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays with both recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service. **

English and maths are thriving subjects within the college and this is an exciting opportunity for a Head of English and Maths to support our journey to outstanding across Luminate FE colleges. As the Head of English and Maths you will provide visionary and creative leadership in driving the English and maths strategy across the college, enabling high expectations and aspirations for our students. Candidates should have substantial teaching experience and knowledge of English and maths curriculum design and pedagogy used to ensure maximum impact in improving student outcomes You will have experience of successful staff management and the ability to lead and develop a central English and maths team, supporting their development, managing their performance to sustain standards of excellence and improve outcomes for learners. This is an exciting time for English and maths supporting and inspiring students to achieve their ambitions. It is intended that interviews will take place at the end of August.

For further information please contact Carol Layall at

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At Leeds City College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values, guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering.You can read more about them here:

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached.

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles.

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or worked overseas for three months or more in the the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the Government website:

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

The closing date for applications to this role is 16/08/2020

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