Leeds City College

Deputy Head of English and Maths, (Ref: LCC2487)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
LM2 Commencing at £35,745 with progression to £39,054 PA
Posted
30 Nov 2020
Closes
14 Dec 2020
Ref
LCC2487
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the 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.**

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 

WHAT WE DO 

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1440 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. As the College embarks upon on an exciting and ambitious journey to be an outstanding provider, the College is searching for a highly motivated and quality focused Deputy Head of English and Maths.

Our managers work with few rules but clear boundaries and enjoy autonomy to independently lead and shape their areas of responsibility. We are looking for an individual with a background in English and Maths provision including quality improvement and innovative practice. They will have lots of enthusiasm, will embrace change and will provide strong operational and developmental leadership that empowers our staff and students to achieve outstanding outcomes.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • You will drive the English and Maths strategy, support curriculum management and teams to improve TLA and improve the progress and outcomes for every learner studying English and/or Maths
  • You will be an ambassador for English and Maths for the organisation, represent the college both internally and externally and lead on future bids and current projects

YOUR PROFILE 

  • We are looking for those who are: Innovative and can demonstrate significant experience of working successfully with staff Continually seeks to raise standards and prove resourceful and embraces change

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 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. 

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension scheme with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to the vacancy.  

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to 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 all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in 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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Head of English and Maths Jonathan Diamond

jonathan.diamond@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

To apply for this post, please follow the link.