Programme Manager, English and Maths (Ref: HC038)
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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
Harrogate College is situated in the town of Harrogate and serves the district within North Yorkshire. The vision for the college is to be the provider of choice for technical and vocational education in the Harrogate District. This vision will be built on high quality education delivered by industry trained professionals to meet the needs of the community it serves.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached. Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners. Manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans. Manage the process of creation of individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential. Manage the recording of student progress and to ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met. Lead activities to ensure effective planning, preparation & development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching & learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified courses is being undertaken. Ensure effective delivery of sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods, for identified courses. Lead and manage the development & employment of assessment activities for identified courses.
The English and Maths Programme Manager will manage a team of teachers who teach English and maths across the college to fulltime, part time and apprentice learners. The post holder will manage the entire learner journey including, enrolment, exam entries and on course performance including managing appropriate interventions to achieve strong progress in English and maths. The role could be the first management position for a teacher, but evidence of having a positive impact on curriculum would be essential. The appointed person will feel comfortable building relationships with staff to create a performance based working environment, led by the college values, which results in a high performing team and high levels of achievement and progression for the students at the college.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT HARROGATE COLLEGE
Harrogate Colleges offers a broad curriculum where we encourage our students to grow as individuals, dare to dream and have a great time. To achieve that, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Harrogate College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments.
BENEFITS & REWARDS
We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Harrogate College, including:
Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas
Excellent pension schemes 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
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:
Proof of right to work in the UK
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
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.
RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK
The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process
Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.
If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021.
There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens.
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:
Anna Crossland Anna.email@example.com
Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.
We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread.