Curriculum Manager - Functional Skills Maths and English and Success Centres

  • Job Reference: BBC1046
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Website: http://www.onlyfe.co.uk
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire, England
  • Salary: £43,511
  • Sector: FE Lecturer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Curriculum Manager – Functional Skills Maths and English and Success Centres  

Salary: £43,511 per annum gross 
Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year (minimum of 331 teaching hours per annum) 
Contract Type: Permanent

Reference Number: CM FS M&E 

Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to become an integral part of a brilliant education business making a real impact on the lives and opportunities of young people? This could be the role for you! 

Blackburn College has nearly 700 people employed in a vast range of roles and feels more like a community than a workplace, and this sense of collaboration is just one of the benefits of working here.  

Blackburn College ensures its students have the latest skills, knowledge, and experience to excel in these fast-paced sectors.  

We believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification and aim to give all learners an opportunity to develop their full potential in a friendly and supportive environment. There has never been a better time to join us! 

As a member of the school management team, you will be responsible for leading and supporting the successful planning, implementation and delivery of all aspects of the Functional Skills Maths and English and Success Centres curriculum and commercial activity. This position involves extensive knowledge and understanding of the curriculum and will require subject specialism to ensure the successful implementation of quality assurance and standards. The role will include operational management of staff and students to achieve the curriculum, school and college key performance indicators. 

You will provide academic planning and operational support at curriculum level and have specific responsibility for developing and overseeing student progress and achievement practice, including supporting the Head of School: Maths and English in staffing, timetabling, curriculum planning and sequencing, alongside quality assurance practices within the colleges Quality Cycle. 

This post will be carried out in addition to your teaching post and teaching hours will be reduced accordingly. 

What we are looking for 

Applications are invited from candidates who have an up-to-date knowledge and experience of the curriculum area. This must include understanding of curriculum structures, sequencing and quality assurance processes.  

You must be qualified to degree level or have a relevant professional qualification at level 4 or above as well as a recognised teaching qualification at Level 4 or above. 

What makes Blackburn College an Employer of choice? 

You'll have access to a wide range of benefits and support, including, but not limited to: 

  • Salary band: Management point 40: £43,511 gross per annum 
  • Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support 
  • Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Family-friendly policies 
  • Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses 
  • Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices 
  • A full range of discounted professional Hair & Beauty services provided by the Academy Salon 
  • Professional bakery offering a variety of fresh breads, cakes, and ready meals. 

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to create a diverse workforceBlackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks, including satisfactory references, medical clearance, and an enhanced DBS check. 

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 20 May 2024 
Assessment Centre Date: Friday 7 June 2024 (TBC) 

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