Teaching and Learning Lead

The Teaching and Learning Lead is a key role within the college with a focus on promoting a culture of development and improvement in the overall effectiveness of teaching, learning and assessment, and positive outcomes for learners.

Work within an assigned directorate each Teaching and Learning Lead will also work collaboratively across college as part of the wider Teaching & Learning team.

The Teaching and Learning Leads are also required to lead on cross college projects to meet the needs of the organisation and to provide ongoing support, coaching and mentoring for new and existing staff.

Some key responsibilities:

● Foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, encouraging tutors and assessors to share best practices, exchange ideas, and learn from one another;

● Conduct classroom learning walks and observations, provide constructive feedback, and offer guidance on effective teaching strategies;

● Quality assurance activities: to include TLA observations, deep dives, work scrutiny, attendance and behaviours, and any other key themes as and when identified;

● Identify areas of strength and improvement in teaching practice to inform an action plan which will improve
outcomes for learners;

● Generate reports: highlighting areas of improvement and proposing evidence-based responsibilities

● Collaborate with tutors, assessors, Programme Leaders to develop strategies for improving learner outcomes.

For more details on this position please refer to the attached job description.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annually reviewed salary, but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • 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
  • Green Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. 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.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

Interviews will take place on Friday 23rd February 2024. 

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.