Curriculum Manager - North East (Maternity Cover)

  • Job Reference: VPFB230B5D
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2024
  • Recruiter: SCL Education Group
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Secondary Teacher
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SCL is the UK's largest provider of education and skills training within the sports sector working with grassroots Academies through to Premiership Football Clubs such as Charlton Athletic, West Ham Foundation, Borehamwood FC, Yorkshire Cricket, Hull RFL and Tranmere Rovers, positively impacting the future prospects of children and young people.

Our fantastic Teacher Talent Pathway (TTP) recognises the importance of high-quality teaching staff. The TTP programme supports our new talent to becoming the best educators to our students. As we know, we are #StrongerTogether. The purpose of the TTP is to provide transparency to teaching staff, to build a positive culture with a strong focus on behaviours, and to provide a pipeline of staff progression.

In addition, SCL provides a unique opportunity for all its teachers to rapidly develop the knowledge, skills and experience for progression into curriculum and/or other operational leadership roles due to the unique nature of our education sites and how we empower teacher ownership and site management.  This is a really exciting part of our offer, especially for high quality, aspirational teachers who have a desire to have a life changing impact on young people's futures as well as progress within their education career.  This is what makes us different to any other traditional education providers. 

Staying true to our purpose we are using the power of sport to deliver exceptional educational programs. There is no doubt about it, SCL is a fast paced and growing business, that is committed to offering internal opportunities for development and progression throughout the business.

Our staff also get to enjoy attractive benefits such as  Simply Health Cash Plan, Lifetime Insurance, income insurance and a range of other benefits.

Key responsibilities & duties

Quality of Education

  • Consistently deliver SCL's unique Curriculum Intent', playing a vital role in achieving the following for each individual learner:

We use the Power' and Principles' of Sport to engage individuals into education so that they can:

  • Rapidly improve their academic skills, emotional wellbeing, mental toughness, and physical health ( stand out from the crowd').
  • Enhance their preparation for higher level study and/or work.
  • Inspire them to make positive decisions for life.
  • Have a clear and ambitious vision for providing high-quality, inclusive education and training to all.
  • Focus on improving teachers' subject and teaching knowledge to enhance the teaching of the curriculum and the appropriate use of assessment.
  • Ensure that all learners, including those with SEND and high needs, and disadvantaged learners, get the information, advice, guidance, and support to achieve their next steps and progress to positive destinations. Provide the support for staff to make this possible.
  • Engage effectively with their community, including, where relevant, with parents/carers, employers, local services, and organisations responsible for local and regional economic planning.
  • Engage with their staff and are aware and take account of the main pressures on them. Have realistic and constructive way to manage staff, including their workload.
  • Protect staff and learners from harassment, bullying and discrimination.
  • Ensure an effective culture of safeguarding that enables staff to: identify, help and protect learners who may need early help or who are at risk of neglect, abuse, grooming, exploitation, radicalisation or extremism; help learners to reduce their risk of harm by securing the support they need, or referring in a timely way to those who have the expertise to help; and manage safe recruitment and allegations about adults and learners who may be a risk to other learners and vulnerable adults.
  • Effectively lead and manage the team to ensure all teachers and progress coaches achieve and exceed Quality of Education KPI's.

People/ Team Management

  • Ensure the Region is operationally sound, resourced, and functional as per contract requirements.
  • Constantly monitor, support, inspire and manage teacher and progress coach performance to ensure the quality of education at each site is outstanding'.
  • Be responsible for monitoring any training needs as identified and ensuring that the relevant level of training, development and coaching is available to all team members.
  • Ensure that company policies are implemented consistently and fairly.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of all team members ensuring high performance and productivity levels are always maintained and targets are met.
  • Monitor staff development action plans to ensure all tutors are engaging with and meeting their own individual.
  • Control and keep to expenditure budget and make cost savings where appropriate.
  • Ensure Appraisals and PDPs are completed, actioned, and recorded appropriately.
  • Ensure all teacher and progress coach admin is completed accurately and on time.
  • Work with other managers within the department to ensure the department functions smoothly as one.

Management Information

  • Monitor and utilise performance data effectively to recognise strong practice and/or implement immediate interventions where underperformance or risk is identified.
  • Develop and deliver reports which show how the operations function within the region is performing.
  • Undertake internal process reviews and produce recommendations to ensure service delivery is optimised.
  • Report to the Head of Education and Training on a monthly basis, ensuring operational performance is monitored and where necessary improved.
  • Collate, analyse, and report on the regions KPI's, ensuring targets are achieved.


  • To contribute to the development of innovation in the design and delivery of the curriculum in relation to government policy and business needs
  • Implement strategies to achieve excellence in teaching and learning on all programmes within region.
  • To monitor and formally review the curriculum, its delivery and effectiveness within your region.
  • Ensure the continued improvement of achievement rates, high grades, and positive destinations to be inline and above national benchmarks.


  • Deliver robust and accurate quality assurance activity, including observations and deep dive activity, to measure regional quality of education and rapidly drive forward quality improvement activity.
  • Effectively lead and manage the team to ensure all tutors achieve and exceed Quality KPIs'.
  • Adhere to compliance requirements of funding bodies & Lead Providers.
  • Ensure all Tutor Admin is completed accurately and on time.
  • Participate in in-service training as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attend/Lead team meetings to monitor, review and evaluate relevant courses.
  • To monitor team quality standards & tracking results within region
  • Work with Head of Quality to ensure Business is prepared for any inspections from our Lead Providers, External Compliance Auditors and/or OFSTED.
  • To contribute to the Quality Review Process and SAR for the business
  • To contribute to business Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and ensure actions are met as required.
  • To manage own personal development in line with agreed annual performance objectives.
  • To liaise with Regional Managers, to maintain detailed analysis of student attendance, progression, and achievement.
  • Ensure best practice is shared and that they are a reliable source of knowledge.


  • Such other duties as the management may from time to time reasonably require.

Account Management and Financial Management

  • Work with Business Development Managers to ensure a professional and effective service is provided to all stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the effective delivery of annual revenue, margins and financial KPIs.
  • Effectively lead and manage the team to ensure all teachers and progress coaches achieve and exceed on their commercial KPI's.
  • Ensure contract agreements are honoured and key stake holders are happy with the service.
  • Maximize opportunities to increase revenue for the department.


  • Adhere to compliance requirements of funding bodies & Lead Providers.
  • Familiarise self with the client's policies and procedures.
  • Manage region on all course and general administration requirements.
  • Management and reporting of student attendance
  • Update Mark book
  • Management and reporting of student behaviour
  • Learner reports in line with customer or SCL requirements
  • Complete risk assessments for the classroom space and action as appropriate
  • General course administration
  • Report and update HR system with all internal training and qualifications obtained.
  • Record absence for team members