Director of Pedagogy and Insight

This is an exciting new role within the College which offers the chance to strengthen and clarify the focus of pedagogy, insight and end-to-end student experience through research informed pedagogy, not just UK based but using research from international best practice building work class skills through innovation and securing our position as a leader of lifeline learning. The City of Liverpool College currently serves more than a third of all 16-18 year olds in Liverpool, and educates almost 12,000 learners each year. WE offer the widest choice of subjects in the city, with our students engaged in a broad range of academic and vocational courses at all levels, all delivered to the highest standard of learning. The size and breadth of the college puts us at the heard of the city and brings us in contact with partners and stakeholders of all kinds, including large corporations with familiar household names as well as ongoing collaborations with Liverpool City Council. WE work closely with local training providers and employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors, offering the widest range of further education course, all offering practical experience as part of the programme. The postholder will be responsible to the Deputy Principal, it will line manage an established team within the department and be a member of the Strategic Leadership Team which drives a culture of high performance and expectations across all areas of the college. The postholder will, form time to time, deputise for the Deputy Principal as required, and provide appropriate support and challenge to SLT colleagues to ensure consistent and outstanding approaches to research informed pedagogy and end-to-end experiences for all students. The successful postholder will have proven, consistent delivery of success as the accountable person, a good understanding of OFSTED and SAR and a robust knowledge of research-informed approaches to addressing disadvantage and support leaners to succeed. Applicants must also have extensive experience of successfully leading Quality and Performance assurance and improvement activities, along with the ability to bring about strategic change. For further information on the role and personal attributes, qualifications and experience required please see the role profile. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignments, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age adhering to the requirements of Quality Act 2010. We are proud of the diversity within our city and want to ensure that the city’s diversity is reflected at all levels within our workforce. To help achieve this we are guaranteeing an interview for all BAME applicants who meet the essential criteria for all management roles.” The college also follow a blind shortlisting process. The City of Liverpool College Group serves 12,000 learners each year from a diverse variety of backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities, TEF Silver status for Higher Education provision, the College is home to ground breaking innovation and involved in a wide variety of exciting new developments across the city. The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all required DFE pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including Enhanced DBS Disclosure including a Barred List Check
Liverpool, England, UK
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