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  • Ref no: DAC00368
  • Published: 13/8/19
  • Closes: 23/8/19
  • Location: Kingsway Campus, Old Glamis Road, DD3 8LE
  • Salary: £48,425.00
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

HEAD OF CURRICULUM AND QUALITY - ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Multi-Campus
Salary: £48,425 per annum (Promoted Academic Band 2)

Dundee and Angus College is a highly respected educational institution with an enviable reputation for the quality of the learning, teaching and services it provides, and the sector leading outcomes that our students achieve.

As a part of a major restructure designed to build on our past successes and take us forward in our next stage of development, we are now looking for a Head of Curriculum and Quality to lead our Essential Skills team.

If you are an effective leader, have a passion for high quality learning and teaching, that can ensure the development, delivery and enhancement of the curriculum and services provided by your team, then we are interested in hearing from you.

Providing effective leadership and direction for your Curriculum and Quality Leader, you will also be first line manager for all team staff, and will play a key role in ensuring that collaborative team working and a clear focus on learning are at the heart of team operations.

You will have the analytical and horizon scanning skills needed to develop your curriculum area effectively, engaging, motivating and involving your team to deliver innovative, effective, successful and sustainable learning that meets the learner, regional and commercial needs of your subject areas.

Due to the team structure currently in place, we are looking for a professional individual who has experience in the delivery of National Qualifications in Mathematics along with a proven track record in delivering high quality learning and teaching in the Maths and Numeracy subject areas.
Educated to degree level (SCQF level 9) in a Mathematics or related subject area and holding a teaching qualification, you must be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills coupled with clear evidence of success within recent roles.

Calm, organised, motivated and solution focussed, you will have a demonstrable commitment to your own professional development (CPD) and that of your team.

You must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication, negotiation, networking and presentation skills, supported by good ICT skills and the flexibility, commitment and track record needed to lead innovative curricular change; manage and develop staff; plan and oversee resources; achieve commercial targets; and ensure the delivery of high quality learning, teaching and related services.

This is a diverse and exciting role, and our ideal candidate will have the track record and credibility needed to take the College forward from an already strong position.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 23 August 2019.

Interviews and assessment activities are planned to take place during week beginning 2 September 2019.