Department Team Leader (Foundation Learning) – Manchester

Department Team Leader (Foundation Learning)

The Manchester College



Job title
Department Team Leader (Foundation Learning)
Job reference
Date posted
Application closing date
£33,302.73 – £39,127.32
Competitive Benefits
Contractual hours
Full time
Job category/type
Teaching and Assessment
Job description

The Manchester College has many Campus locations across Greater Manchester, each with its own specialist cutting-edge facilities within a friendly and supportive environment. We are the largest Further Education College in the UK providing education and training to a wide range of learners. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Department Team Leader in the Foundation Learning Department on a permanent, full-time basis (37 hours per week). This role will have responsibility for leading our 14/15 Alternative and Pupil Referral Unit provision as well as our 16-18 provision for learners with particular support requirements around their social, emotional and mental health.

As a member of the College Management Team and one of a team of Departmental Team Leaders within your area, you will report to the Director of Curriculum in the management and operation of the Department. You will be required to deliver and promote high quality, student focused teaching and learning. You will be required to co-ordinate and monitor internal and external standards. You will be responsible for line management of teaching and support staff as allocated by the Director to ensure delivery of an outstanding quality focused education.

You will work with the Director for Curriculum to ensure the effective management and deployment of resources is in line with budget allocations. Your role will include the collection, analysis and reporting of data.


  • Degree Level Qualification or relevant industrial experience or professional qualification
  • Numeracy and literacy skills (to level 2 or equivalent)
  • Experience of delivering provision to similar groups of learners
  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • Qualified to deliver curriculum, internally verify and moderate qualifications and awards

The Manchester College is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please click on the ‘Apply online’ button below.

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the job description.

Salaries are based on skills, qualifications and experience.

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme, Simply Health scheme.

The closing date for this job advert is 28/03/2023. However, sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!


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