Assistant Director: Academic Standards
HCUC (Harrow College and Uxbridge College) is a highly successful FE College in West London, presenting the highest 16-18 Achievement in London over three years and 14 of 14 Subject sector areas are now above national average. Work Based Learning and Construction pathways are on a journey. HCUC is proud to be delivering the only London T-Level and Transition Courses pilot across a growing number of pathways and has on the Uxbridge Campus the West London Institute of Technology targeting STEAM Levels 3 to 5.
Working alongside the Group Deputy CEO & Principal of Uxbridge College, you will provide strategic and operational leadership to HCUC’s curriculum & quality approaches, further develop and implement strategies for raising standards to maximise student achievement, and impact on learner outcomes. Working with key staff across HCUC, you will drive and inspire improvements in teaching and learning, ensuring quality procedures are both rigorous, completed uniformly and monitor their impact on HCUC’s expectation of being outstanding.
HCUC Assistant Principals, Heads of School and Managers are motivated, aspirational and running at pace and the successful applicant will be able to meet these standards. You will be an experienced teacher, with significant experience in implementing strategies for raising performance standards of teaching and learning across a large volume and complex provision. You will have a sound understanding of quality management processes and post-16 inspection requirements, be highly organised, an effective communicator, with the ability to lead others and influence a wide range of people across the organisation.
The College has recently introduced a Working from Home policy. You may be able to work a proportion of your work time from home. Working from Home may be possible where this does not adversely impact on the operational needs of the College.
Further Details: Job Description
HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.