Subject Leader: English (Chelsea)

36 Hours per week

Morley College London, located in Waterloo, is one of the UK’s leading Institutes of Adult Learning.  Founded in 1889, we now provide learning opportunities to over 13,000 people every year, specialising in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences.  The College is a lively and exciting place to work, with a friendly and supportive working environment, where each staff member is encouraged to develop their skills and experience.

About the role:

Together with the Head of Essential skills, the post holder will have responsibility for the operational management of the programme area. This includes co-ordinating accredited and non-accredited English courses across all levels of provision, including GCSE and Functional Skills. The role also involves advising students on appropriate courses, quality assurance, and managing and developing tutors. The post holder will share responsibility for leading the development of the English curriculum, designing new programmes and courses and obtaining approval by the awarding organisation. 

The ideal candidate will have the following:  

  • Relevant subject specific qualification and/or expertise at degree level or above, such as DTLLS /PGCE / Cert Ed/ Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training or equivalent. 
  • Enthusiasm for the subject taught with up-to-date subject knowledge and understanding of relevant pedagogical developments. 
  • Solid experience of teaching a relevant subject the range of ability levels in Further Education, Adult Education or community education environments, at good or outstanding level.  
  • Experience of developing teaching materials and resources. 
  • An excellent understanding of the diverse needs of adult learners and the ability to respond to those needs to support progress. 
  • ​A good understanding of quality assurance and commitment to customer care, with the ability to deliver quality improvement and an excellent learner experience. 
  • The proven ability to effectively assess and advise students and place them in classes appropriate to their needs and ability. 
  • Experience of curriculum development with the ability to develop the programme to increase market share. 
  • Experience of effectively managing a team of academic staff with the proven ability to effectively recruit, induct, observe, support and manage the performance of a team of tutors. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire motivate and lead a team. 

Closing date:  Monday 6th June 2022 at 10.00 am 

Interviews taking place on: 9th-13th June 2022

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.