Curriculum Manager South

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East Midlands
Other - Northamptonshire
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Geason Training
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The purpose of the role is to lead and inspire your teams to provide an outstanding experience for students, including excellent teaching, learning and assessment, highly effective support and guidance to enable them to achieve and progress. The success of students and the drive for continual improvement will be your key driver. To provide outstanding strategic and operational management of the delivery teams through effective leadership of the development, planning, delivery and monitoring of the curriculum and of the learner experience.

You will be part of the Operations Directorate management and team reporting directly to the Director Operations. You will be accountable for the success of the delivery service team. This success will be measured through high achievement rates, high quality teaching and learning, student satisfaction surveys and working with individuals to work towards achievement of qualifications to support individuals progression plans.

The post holder will be responsible for the development, growth and operational management of each of the programme areas to ensure that the curriculum not only meets the needs of employers and addresses local, regional and national skill needs but that students achieve at a high level and meet target grades. There will be an expectation of consistency of quality across all the courses with clear progression paths both within the College, into employment and into higher education. In doing so, the post holder will liaise closely with the Enrolment Manager, the Student Engagement Coach. the Lead for Smart Assessor/Student Progress and the Head of Quality

This post has a caseload commitment of 8 students.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:


• To work with the Director Operations to ensure that the curriculum offer and delivery plan meets the needs of diverse groups of students, employers, stakeholders and government agendas.

• To liaise with the Enrolment Team to ensure every student undertakes initial assessment for English and maths, diagnostic assessment and all relevant prior achievement are gathered and recorded in one standardised electronic system. Identify individual students who are exempt, based on evidence.

• Prepare an induction presentation to be delivered by the Curriculum Manager to ensure all students understand the requirements for Apprenticeship programmes, including maths and English, progress reviews, 20% off the job training, blended learning and end point assessments (where applicable) and understand progression pathways.

• Plan staff timetables/caseloads to ensure all programmes have suitable qualified staffing, whilst maximising staff utilisation. Provide staffing cover for absence to ensure continuity for students.

• To lead your teams to ensure that outstanding teaching, learning, training and assessment is provided in all sessions, and meets the needs of individuals based on group profiles, ensuring the requirements of the Framework for Learning are met.

• To ensure the curriculum delivery is varied, meets the requirements if 20% off the job training, has breadth and enables all students to reach their full potential.

• To ensure every student is enrolled to the appropriate English and/or maths qualification by the agreed deadlines, to meet the funding requirements of their Apprenticeship programme.

• Monitor and manage attendance and progress ensuring timely communication and follow up with relevant trainer/assessor.

• To ensure that SMART assessor is fully and consistently implemented and used by all assessors/trainers, including the setting of meaningful targets for development and timely progress reviews.

• To ensure the rigorous tracking of progress of individual students; identification of at risk students and ensuring appropriate support is in place in a timely manner.

• To lead team meetings and liaise with the Head of Quality to ensure all requirements are met.

• Support CPD and working practice of curriculum delivery staff to ensure that English and maths, equality, diversity and inclusion, the Prevent Duty and personal development, welfare and behaviour is embedded into the learner journey.

Education and Qualifications
• Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLs) or equivalent, e.g. Certificate in Education/PGCE
• Minimum Level 3 subject qualification
• English /Literacy level 3

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Geason Training
Tel: 07736278591
Contact: Pauline OBrien

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