We are passionate about improving the life chances of our learners and meeting the needs of the vibrant and changing community in Croydon as it goes through massive redevelopment. Our recent Ofsted inspection (January 2018) confirmed that we are a Good college and we aim to be GREAT.
A new Executive team at the College are keen to develop inclusive and bottom up approaches to improving Quality and this role is available for an exceptional and inspiring leader of Learning and Quality to put that approach into practice. The College is undertaking a full review of its quality and improvement processes and the Head of Learning & Quality is to be instrumental in that review.
Reporting to the Vice Principal Education & Quality, you will be a key member of a dynamic curriculum leadership team and your role is: To raise standards towards excellence across the College by managing, developing, implementing and evaluating the College’s Quality and Improvement processes for FE, HE and Apprenticeships. This will include:
• Self Assessment, Review and Quality Improvement Planning processes across the College
• Ways of evaluating and improving teaching, learning and assessment (currently under Review)
• Collating, evaluating and supporting the use of stakeholder feedback to drive improvement
• Evaluating performance data and supporting curriculum managers to use these well to improve provision
• Management of the Continuous Professional Development & Learning budget and delivery of the programme to ensure the achievement of strategic objectives
• Managing those staff who work within the Learning & Quality Unit – to be determined following appointment and within budget
• Working with curriculum and relevant support managers, the Executive and Governors, to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the quality and improvement processes, maximising their impact towards achieving excellence.
The successful candidate must be an intelligent, analytical, qualified manager and teacher with outstanding leadership skills (of curriculum) and a track record of delivering successful student outcomes and ensuring significant quality improvements within challenging environments.
Please see the job description for more information.
Closing date for applications: midnight on Sunday 10 March 2019
Selection process: Week commencing 18 March 2019
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.
We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.
Croydon College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.