Head of English (Maternity Cover)

We have a great opportunity based at our Bedford campus for a Head of English to become a key member of our English and Maths department.

As a Head of English, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

Leading the management of all aspects of the operation and development of the Department working within the College’s management framework to deliver high quality learning programmes with high levels of student success and an unbeatable student experience

  • Proactively contribute to achieving the College’s Strategic Plan

Our ideal candidates will have recent experience of teaching and assessing GCSE English courses and knowledge of current issues and current and future developments in relation to English specifically in FE and in general, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Relevant degree and/or level 5 qualification in English
  • Certificate in Education/PGCE or equivalent
  • GSCE Maths and English (grades A– C) or equivalent

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College

Fixed-term, Maternity Cover

37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year

318.2 holiday per annum

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on the 8th February 2021.

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group has made the decision to conduct out interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information on Microsoft Teams interviews will be discussed at interview stage.

Please apply via the link