Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    20 August 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Food technology

Working pattern

Full time: Hours based on STPCD

Contract type


Pay scale

L3 - L7 Up to £63,745 (Inner London Pay Award)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint to this fantastic new post Head of Department of Service Industries to join our supportive, friendly, and highly experienced College Leadership Group for the start of the academic year 2024/2025 or soon after as we are looking for the right candidate. This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Head of Department/Curriculum Leader or for an outstanding, dedicated, and inspirational teacher looking for promotion to join our thriving college.

You will be leading our wonderful Catering and Hospitality and Hair and Beauty departments. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and learner-centered with the ability to lead and manage a team of committed staff delivering on our creative and comprehensive curriculum. You will have responsibility for leading quality improvement strategies designed to secure excellent outcomes and progression rates for all learners studying on our programmes and assessment to maximise students’ achievement and progression.

We recognise and value professional development, so a wide range of training opportunities will be made available to you throughout your career with us.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of high-quality teaching with the ability to secure excellent outcomes. They will be able to make a distinctive contribution to the college leadership group for the college.

We need you to inspire others, work collaboratively to help colleagues to develop and improve their practice for the benefit of the students to ensure the continued success of the departments and the college on our journey to ‘Outstanding’. You will embody the college’s values and ethos in transforming the lives of the young people we serve.

If you possess these attributes and you are looking for a new opportunity, then we look forward to hearing from you.

What the school offers its staff

What are the benefits of working for Shooters Hill Sixth Form College?

At Shooters Hill Sixth Form College we value our employees as they are vital to our continued success. We are a diverse, open, and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

Here are some of the attractive benefits we offer our employees:

  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Competitive pension scheme TPS
  • High quality professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free on-site parking and breakfast
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits including, private healthcare – Benenden Health, free flu voucher, free onsite gym, access to funded Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) available 24/7, 365 days a year including confidential staff counselling service, health cash plans (Credit Union)
  • Dedicated staff wellbeing days throughout the year, including a long wellbeing weekend
  • Rewards and recognition for employee outstanding service

And much more

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. As part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates we may carry out online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

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About Shooters Hill Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Email address
Phone number
020 83199793

I am delighted to welcome you to Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, where young people of all abilities can develop confidence in themselves, aspire and achieve. I really do believe in inclusivity for all and that everyone has an opportunity of success given the appropriate tools and environment.

As Principal, I am committed to ensure our young people are prepared for the rapidly changing global workplace and are encouraged to flourish as
creative, independent and confident individuals.

Staff enjoy working here and appreciate the many benefits of being at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, from the private health care plan to the physical exercise opportunities.

Our core values are fundamental in everything we do. We lead by example, with compassion, empathy and understanding. We work collaboratively, we value fairness, and we conduct ourselves with honesty, integrity and respect high-quality teaching to transform the lives of our students is at the heart of what we do. If these values resonate with you and you have the skills to empower and support students to achieve their full potential in a friendly, collaborative and supportive environment then this could be the college for you.

We are striving to be exceptional and I am proud of the work staff are undertaking to help the college achieve this. We fully support continued
professional development for all our staff in their journey towards excellence in a nurturing environment. This enables everyone to improve, progress and aspire to the next levels of their careers.

Our story is not complete, and I hope you will make an application so that together, we can continue on our incredible journey and you too can be part of that success.

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