Head of Foundation Learning, Greater London

£40000-£44000 per annum

Posted 4 months ago | ref: 203397

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Protocol is delighted to be working with an education provider in North West London to recruit their next Curriculum Manager for Foundation Studies.

The post-holder will teach on and manage the curriculum and staffing arrangements for courses within the Foundation Studies Section and ensure the recruitment, retention and achievements of students with a variety of learning difficulties and disabilities. 


Role responsibilities

  • To assist the Head of School in the management of staff, providing supervision to a staff team.
  • To act as Course Team Leader for specific course areas.
  • To carry out staff appraisal and teaching observations.
  • To act as a role model to Lecturers and Course Team Leaders.
  • To keep up-to-date with developments in your profession area and in the practices of teaching and learning.
  • To deputy for the Head of School. 
  • To teach on a range of programmes within Foundation Studies.
  • To co-ordinate and advise on the production of course materials, including schemes of work, lesson plans and assessment schedules.
  • To prepare course and staff timetables as directed by the Head of School.


The person & qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level.
  • An advanced level teaching qualification.
  • SENCO or other level 5 (or above) SEN qualification (desirable)
  • Management qualification (desirable)
  • Minimum of three years’ successful recent teaching experience in Foundation Studies.
  • Good knowledge of current provision for learners with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.
  • Understanding of quality assurance, curriculum and funding issues.
  • Curriculum management/co-ordination experience.
  • Team leadership/management experience.


About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.


The legal bit

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