Foundation Learning – Section Manager, Greater London

£40000-£44000 per annum

Posted 4 days ago | ref: 220971

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Protocol is delighted to be working with an education provider in North West London in the recruitment to the position of Section Manager – Foundation Learning.
The post holder will teach on and manage the curriculum and staffing arrangements within the Foundation Studies section and will ensure the recruitment, retention and achievement of students with a variety of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. The post holder will also liaise with external bodies to ensure the Foundation curriculum develops in line with key national and local initiatives.

Role responsibilities
To ensure the implementation of the College’s Employability & Enrichment Strategies including the effective use of Departmental Administrators.
To ensure the implementation of the College’s Skills for Life strategy & SEND strategy.
To teach on a range or 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 implement the College’s Quality policy.
To provide leadership and direction in the implementation of sound practice in teaching and learning.
To prepare course and staff timetables as directed by the Head of School.
To assist the Head of School in the management of staff, and in inducting, supporting and development of staff.
To act as Course Team Leader for specific course areas.
To work with the Head of School to ensure that Annual Reviews for SEN learners are complete in a timely fashion.

The person & qualifications
Qualified to degree level.
An advanced level teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE/DTLLS).
SENCO or other level 5 or above SEN qualification (desirable).
Management qualification (desirable).
Minimum of 3 years’ successful recent teaching experience in Foundation Studies.
Good knowledge of current provision for learners with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.
Understanding or quality assurance, curriculum and funding issues.
Curriculum management/co-ordination experience.
Team leadership/management experience.

About Protocol

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The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.