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Head of Careers and Employment Courses

(£46,979 - £59,978 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: The post holder will need to work flexibly across the Orchard Hill College centres, as required Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, all year round

Closing Date: 24/05/2021


Job Description

Within this role you will be responsible for the strategic and professional leadership of the service, ensuring that strategies are in place to deliver the best employment outcomes for our students. You will also support the ongoing development and the implementation of our work placement strategy so that the highest impact and best employment outcomes are achieved for our students. You will need to provide leadership, develop courses and allocate resources, in line with the College statement of intent and core principles.

You will work under the direction of the Assistant Principal at the College to lead the staff team in the provision of high quality education within the remit of the policies adopted by governors.

Job Description & Person Specification – Head of Careers and Employment Courses

Person Specification

You will need Qualified Teacher Status in Lifelong Learning, outstanding experience of teaching students with learning disabilities, and proven successful management experience.

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is a National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, Sutton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell and Uxbridge.

Orchard Hill College is a dynamic, forward looking organisation. We provide a wide range of quality full-time and part-time courses for young people and adults with learning difficulties and/or barriers to learning. Employability courses currently take place in all the college regions.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 24th May 2021

Interview: Friday 28th May 2021

Orchard Hill 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.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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