Head of School - Science, IT and Media

Harrow on the Hill and Harrow Weald
£45,882 to £51,377 per annum including London Weighting
11 May 2022
24 May 2022
Subject Area
Media Studies, Science
Contract Type
Full Time

HCUC is a merger between Harrow College and Uxbridge College.   The School of Science, IT and Media at Harrow College offers a range of courses at Levels 1 to 5.  We are now seeking to appoint a Head of School to build on our success.  

Leading the three teams of Science, ICT and Media, this is an exciting opportunity to work at the highest performing college in London for 16 – 18 Qualification Achievement Rate.  You will lead a team of two Section Managers (one in each of Science and ICT), one Course Team Leader in ICT and Media and teams of full and part-time Lecturers.  You will be responsible for the full range of provision on full and part time courses, including managing the quality of the provision and maintaining its high qualification achievement rates, alongside managing the developing commercial portfolio.

Qualified to degree level in a subject related to the School's scope of curriculum, preferably STEM related, with an advanced level teaching qualification, you should possess 3 years' teaching experience in Further Education, together with curriculum management and development experience.  You will be a skilled practitioner in teaching and learning, committed to driving attendance, retention and achievement, with a good understanding of quality improvement processes.  You will have a range of management skills including good planning and organisational abilities along with excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and motivate the team to enhance the School's success.

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Job Description 

Equal Opportunities

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.