The English, Maths and Employability Team has been established at Kingston College to enable all GCSE's and Functional Skills to be taught in a single department.
Joining us as Team Leader, you will ensure the quality of teaching delivered to students studying GCSE Maths and Functional Skills Maths is of the highest standard and ensure that all the Maths qualifications meet the needs, standards and requirements of all partners, including awarding bodies, employers and higher education institutions.
Co-ordinating the Schemes of Work and Assessment Schedules, you will manage the curriculum area Self-Assessment and staff development and take part in lesson observations including supporting staff in the capability process. You will also teach on Maths qualifications delivered within the Team.
Are you recognised as a good or better teacher? Do you have excellent teaching skills in at least one Maths qualification taught within 6th Form? Do you have experience of leading / managing A Level Maths, GCSE Maths and/or Functional Skills Maths? If so, we'd be delighted to hear from you!
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. We'd like you to have good planning, preparation, organisational and administrative skills and be able to work well under pressure and to agreed deadlines. You'll need to have experience of managing, supporting and developing staff and have a thorough understanding of quality assurance and improvement processes and how these can be used to enhance the student experience.
Closing date for the return of completed applications is 23rd April 2021
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. The benefits package is pro-rated for all part-time staff.
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 progress and achieve.
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.