Head of Science & Mathematics - Sixth Form Centre

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£60,000 per annum
05 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £60,000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 31-03-2023 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Academic

UCB is creating a new Sixth Form Centre, opening to students in September 2024. This will present a new opportunity in central Birmingham to prepare for university in a university, and to take advantage of the excellent resources and expertise UCB has for teaching and learning in areas identified as priorities by regional and national leaders.

We are looking for key managers to work with our recently-appointed Principal to develop the Centre, to recruit students and staff to it and to oversee the £5.8M refurbishment which will create its home.

We are looking for experienced curriculum leaders with a proven ability to lead highly effective teaching and learning. Working with students with a wide range of prior experience and attainment, you will ensure that all of them make good progress, and a wide range of appropriate delivery methods are available to them.

This is an opportunity to steer the development of a growing and dynamic curriculum which will adapt to meet the needs of students, employers and regional and national priorities. You will need to be able to work well with a wide range of stakeholders and partners, including your colleagues involved with Higher Education at the University.

You will have excellent leadership and communication skills, a good grasp of data and student progress measures and a passion for teaching and learning.


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year (38 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Teachers Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking 
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities 
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 31 March 2023 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.  

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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