Head of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

The Role:

We are looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Head of Teaching, Learning & Assessment who demonstrates outstanding educational leadership. They will play a key role in the college leading on the promotion of excellent practice.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Lead on the newly launched TLA Strategy, monitor operational actions and engage with all areas across the college to achieve objectives.
  • Drive improvements in Teaching, Learning & Assessment leading to better outcomes for students and a successful Ofsted inspection.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of teaching pedagogy and assessment for learning
  • Successfully influence and engage with colleagues across the college in the implementation of the TLA strategy
  • To lead and manage with professionalism, credibility and authority and have the determination to achieve outstanding outcomes.
  • Demonstrate an excellent track record of outstanding teaching.

Jessica Criswell, Vice Principal Curriculum Teaching and Learning, says “This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about Teaching, Learning & Assessment. If you’re also on a mission to share this persuasively with others then we want to hear from you!” 

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:  

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre both offering staff discounts

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer.

But we want to deliver much more than this.  Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it.  We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities and new technology.

We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet. That’s true, by the way – ask almost anyone who has been here. Or come and see for yourself. 

If you want to be outstanding, and want to help us achieve the same thing, then please apply.

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

Attachments: Head of Teaching Learning Assessment JD (002).pdf

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