Contract Type: Full Time
Deputy Head
Salary: LM2 Commencing at £35,745 with progression to £39,054 PA
School Type:
Further Education
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 14-99
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Park Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS3 1AA
Ofsted Ranking: Requires Improvement 3


Deputy Head Higher Education

Keighley College, a highly successful community college is part of the Luminate Education Group. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College.

We are looking to recruit a Deputy Head of Department who will be responsible to drive our Higher Education provision. The ideal candidate will be an experienced higher education practitioner and be confident to plan, deliver and design programmes to broaden and expand our offer within our Higher Education Centre. The ideal candidate will have a health or teaching and learning background, and have experience delivering, assessing, monitoring and tracking progress for groups. They will line manage a team of staff to provide first class, contemporary higher education experiences to all of our learners. The person will work closely with the Head of Dept and Leeds University Centre to develop new courses specific to the local area and need and help to drive our new leadership academy The ideal candidate will be experienced with course validation and moderations, as well as be confident with the examination and HE Quality processes

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect  all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

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About Leeds City College

College Mission & Values
"To be an exceptional and responsive college providing life changing education, skills and experiences for individuals, businesses and communities"

Our Values

Relentless pursuit of excellence in everything we do


Behaving with integrity, fairness and honesty at all times


Forward looking, supporting innovation and creativity, and seeking opportunities to enhance all aspects of the College business


Providing an environment that is safe, healthy and inclusive


Working as one College, whilst recognising the different, important contributions we all make


Taking personal responsibility for finding solutions