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Assistant Principal - English & Maths

Manchester, Lancashire
£60,834 to £67,718
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
The LTE Group is a national, public-sector learning, training and education organisation with a clearly defined mission to 'improve lives and economic success through learning and skills.' Our valued 4,000 colleagues drive our delivery of specialist learning to over 100,000 learners in over 120 UK locations, across our businesses.

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At The Manchester College we have an exciting opportunity to join us as an Assistant Principal for Maths & English on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.

As the largest Further Education College in the UK, we're shaping an amazing future for our students. With our focus on careers and a work-ready Greater Manchester, we're creating greater opportunities in the heart of our city and leading the way in education. The LTE Group family encompasses the strengths of each of our individual organisations.

What the role entails

The Assistant Principal of English & Maths will take a strategic lead in the development of English and Maths (GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications) across the college to ensure outstanding outcomes for students. The suitable candidate will have a proven track record in improving English and maths provision and provide inspirational leadership, putting the student experience and student success at the forefront of everything they do.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience required for the role of Assistant Principal - English and Maths

A teaching qualification
Educated to degree level or relevant professional qualification
Proven track record of management of a large and diverse team
Evidence of ongoing continuous professional development
Considerable experience of working cross college with a range of services, stakeholders and departments to meet shared goals
Significant experience in leading & managing in a diverse, complex and rapidly changing environmentKey responsibilities in the role of Assistant Principal of English & Maths include:

Lead on the planning and delivery of English and maths provision, including functional skills and GCSEs, across all funding streams
Work closely with other Assistant Principals to ensure a high quality delivery model which enables students to achieve the best grades possible
Lead the development of a culture based around high standards and expectations of staff and students
Identify key developments in English and Maths representing the college at internal and external events and forums
Implement effective assessment and monitoring of students' progress in English and maths, with appropriate interventions taking place as required
The full job description can be found on The Manchester College careers page.Colleague Benefits

As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including:

Extensive annual leave circa 35 days depending on the contract type.
In-house 'Evolve' training programme offers you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications.
Career development opportunities.
We pride ourselves on offering a favourable pension scheme with a competitive contribution from the Group.
Discounts on your health care through Simply Health.
Free, confidential support service provided by an external organisation, PAM Assist.
Cycle to work scheme saving you 25% on your purchase.
Access to lots of offers with well-known retailers
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  • Job Reference: 661978737-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: The Manchester College
    The Manchester College
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £60,834 to £67,718
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent