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Head of Department (Ashford & Dover) - Full-time

East Kent College - EKC Group, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-80188018-8T
  • Posted:22/09/2023
  • Pay:£44,196 - £44,696
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/10/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:12/10/2023


About The Role

EKC Group are seeking for two Heads of Department (English and Maths) to join Ashford and Dover Colleges. As a Head of Curriculum, you will be responsible for managing a programme area and promoting high standards in a positive and supportive culture that aspires to be outstanding.

In the role of Head of Department your role responsibilities will also include being responsible for the quality of programme provision and to actively encourage excellence in teaching and to effectively manage a delegated budget.

Working as a Head of Department at EKC Group is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits:
  • Genuine rewarding role
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Store, retail and gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Opportunity to progress, train and develop
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Laptop/tablet provided to every staff member 

About You

Our ambition is to find an experienced yet innovative and proactive individual to join our management team to take forward and shape the future of the department, A subject specialism in English or Maths. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that curriculum delivery is of the highest quality whilst ensuring the required support being in place to help all learners thrive and achieve in our dynamic teaching and learning environment.

The successful candidate will bring a track record and genuine passion for driving up standards and a can-do attitude that will inspire your team. Up to date industry knowledge and a good understanding of current industry practices are essential requirements for this role. So too is a commitment to excellence, a focus on delivery and strategic understanding. 

To be successful in this role, you will hold a degree level qualification and a recognised teaching qualification (DET/PGCE/CertEd). With demonstrable teaching practice at good or outstanding level, you will also have experience of curriculum planning and development and a proven ability to manage and lead an experienced, professional team to deliver results.
If you have any queries about our recruitment process or need help with your application, please contact the Resourcing team – jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk  

Information about the school

Please note: this position is based at our Canterbury College campus.

If you are thinking about working with EKC Group, we want you to understand what drives us. So, read on to find out why we are passionate about delivering outstanding outcomes for the communities we serve.

EKC Group is one of the largest further education providers in the South East, with more than 1,400 staff delivering education to 13,000 students. We are relentless in our drive to deliver an inspirational education experience for young people and adults across our family of six Colleges (Broadstairs, Canterbury, Folkestone, Dover, Ashford and Sheppey), three Business Units and three nurseries.

At the heart of everything we do is community, which is critical for us as one of the largest employers in East Kent. As an education provider, we are committed to ensuring the very best for students who choose to study with us, as well as providing opportunities for those who need them most.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Resourcing Team - East Kent College Group
  • Address:Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs, Broadstairs, CT10 1PN
  • Telephone: 01227605011
  • Email: jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.