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  • Ref no: GKC00124
  • Published: 13/8/2020
  • Closes: 26/8/2020
  • Location: 123 Flemington Street, Glasgow, G21 4TD
  • Salary: £48,425.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Glasgow Kelvin College is the key provider of accessible vocational and core-skills learning in the north and east of the city. We deliver high-quality introductory to degree-level programmes to around 15,000 students each year from four campus buildings and through a large network of community-based centres. Engaging with communities which experience high levels of deprivation, the College works with partners to create inclusive progression opportunities in a vibrant and sustainable environment for the learners, communities and stakeholders which we serve.

Applications for the above post are invited from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to the ethos and vision of the College and help shape and develop a learning organisation which best serves the communities of north east Glasgow and beyond.

The post holder will lead and manage teaching and learning and the delivery of the curriculum, in line with the faculty’s learning and teaching plan, and will plan, evaluate and review provision in a process of on-going quality improvement.

You will:

  • Assist in the planning and development of the curriculum in line with college aims and priorities for the curricular area, ensuring best practice and developing excellence in learning and teaching
  • Line manage teaching staff including supporting induction, facilitating the development of effective programme and subject teams and promoting continuing professional development
  • Assist in the appointment of staff and their deployment, and oversee any staff cover requirements in your curriculum area
  • Ensure all subject staff are involved in annual planning and self-evaluation processes
  • Assist with the performance management of staff and resources to ensure operational targets are consistently met in an effective and efficient manner.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent or an appropriate vocational alternative
  • A recognised teaching qualification is essential
  • TESOL qualification; a TESOL diploma is preferred and TESOL Certificate is required
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to manage and motivate staff, and lead teams
  • Effective leadership skills to contribute to the development of curriculum delivery
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to initiate innovation and promote change
  • Ability to plan effective and responsive curriculum
  • Ability to undertake partnership work and raise the college’s profile externally


  • Experience in the leadership of teams;
  • Experience of developing innovative programmes of education and training

Experience within the area of ESOL through industry practice and educational delivery


Demonstrable knowledge of:

  • Further Education in Scotland
  • National priorities for education
  • The skills priorities locally

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