Functional Skills Programme Manager

Job Type
Job Category
Maths, English
Employment Basis
Full-time, part-time opportunities available
Salary Range
Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)
Closing Date

Functional Skills - Programme Manager

College location:                East Surrey College (Redhill)

Salary:                                Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)

Hours:                                 Full time (37 hours/week)


We are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Functional Skills - Programme Manager to manage and lead within our MET department.


In this exciting role you will support the Head of Department in managing and supervising a range of activities and staff in the Curriculum Area in their capacities as Lecturers and Personal Tutors.


You will help organise the efficient day to day running of the department, whilst ensuring that the student experience is maintained for all learners. You will plan learning programmes for students and guide them through the learning process. You will also carry out staff observations, maintain accurate records, support with timetabling and promote attendance.


Alongside these responsibilities you will also still act as a personal tutor and personally deliver an agreed amount of teaching hours, specifically within the English area.


The successful candidate must have:

  • A full teaching qualification
  • Relevant degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Knowledge of relevant subject curriculum
  • Experience of co-ordinating/managing a subject area or acting as a course leader


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 


 Closing Date:    Sunday 22nd September 2019*


(*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date.  We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment) 


Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.