Head of Learning (STEM)

Location: Palmers College (Grays)

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

This is an exciting time to join the newly merged Seevic and Palmer’s. The post will be based at the Palmer’s Campus. We are looking for an experienced and inspirational Head of Learning to join our community and to lead and manage our science and computing departments through the next phase of their development. 

The College is going through a period of accelerated change and this new post, as part of the management team, will be instrumental in the delivery of the new strategic vision. We believe in exciting everyone about the possibilities in life and exist to equip students with the edge they need to succeed. 

The post requires someone who will be innovative in approach, passionate about the needs of students and be a motivational leader. The role requires management of teaching staff and technician support staff, budgets (staffing and resources) and timetabling.  

The department of STEM currently offers a wide choice of A levels and Vocational courses. 

The successful candidate will: 

·         Have a proven track record of raising standards and can demonstrate                        inspirational teaching and learning

·         Have experience of managing a department and managing innovative change

·         Be resilient and capable of working in a changing environment

·         Be able to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and commitment to working as                part of a team

·         Be able to assess and develop further the current curriculum offer

·         Have excellent time management skills

·         Have a degree in a related subject to the area

 In return we offer:

·         A real opportunity to make a contribution to the local community.

·         A generous pension scheme

·         35 days holiday entitlement plus statutory UK Bank Holidays

·         Child care voucher scheme.

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Paid time off for community activities and well- being initiatives

·         Excellent CPD opportunities

The Closing date for the above post will be 2 March 2018

To apply online please click here 

The college has a policy of contacting successful candidates for shortlisting only.

Seevic College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. All appointments are based solely on the merit and abilities of each applicant regardless of age, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or disability. The welfare of our students and staff is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding (including the prevention of radicalisation). The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment and knowledge in these areas and will be required to undertake appropriate checks as part of the recruitment process including DBS and referencing, as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.

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