Deputy Head of Camden Adult Community Learning

London (Greater)
£40,028 - £46,431
22 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £40,028 - £46,431

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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Deputy Head of Camden Adult Community Learning

Camden Adult Community Learning is a free at the point of access Local Authority Adult Community Learning Service targeting learners at most need in Camden. Our programs include Digital Inclusion, ESOL, Employability, Health and Well Being, Family Learning and English and Maths. All our learning is at entry level and delivered in the community where people live. In order to better facilitate the ongoing challenges of this way of working Camden Adult Community Learning is moving to becoming a direct delivery Service next academic year. Currently around half of the service is sub-contracted to local colleges. The successful candidate/s will be responsible for the quality of provision across Camden’s Adult Community Learning service whilst leading on the strategic overview of the curriculum offer.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

The London Borough of Camden needs a senior quality and curriculum manager/s to help steer the Service on its next exciting phase of development. To be considered for this post it is essential the post holder has gained a Level 4/5 teaching qualification alongside a Level 2 in literacy and numeracy. The successful candidate/s will be familiar with all aspects of curriculum and quality management as well as being an experienced and effective leader and manager in the post 16/19 sector. A good understanding of the differences between FE and ACL is essential, as is experience at managing during a successful OFSTED. Additionally the candidate/s should have experience of producing effective SAR and Quality Improvement Plans.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

How to Apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profileattached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: TBC

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 1900000J

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