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Oldham College

Director of Curriculum

Reference: e5575d61-a762-4246-aba9-d108132d3ac2
Employer: Oldham College
Location: Oldham
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Are you passionate about driving excellence in education Do you want to join an organisation striving to be the ‘Best Place to Work and Learn’ Oldham College is looking to appoint a visionary Director of Curriculum to oversee our English, Math and ESOL Faculties.

Location: Oldham

Salary: £65,158 – £69,785 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Close Date: 17th May 2024

About Us:

Oldham College is at the forefront of reshaping post-16 education to deliver the future skills needed by learners of all ages. That means we are expanding our workforce to find the very best talents who can really make a difference to people’s lives.

We’re also at the heart of the Oldham community. That means we are committed to working with both young people and adults, and in partnership with employers and other stakeholders, to achieve the best economic and social outcomes that we can.

Director of Curriculum – The Role:

An experienced Director is required to take a strategic lead in the development of English, Math and ESOL across the college to ensure outstanding outcomes for learners. The suitable candidate will provide inspirational leadership and put the student experience and student success at the forefront of everything you do.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will contribute at a strategic level to the success of the organisation, and its students and employees.

You will be responsible for a number of curriculum areas and for ensuring that curriculum management tasks and duties are completed by the team to deliver an innovative offer to students, ensuring that these meet the existing and emerging needs of learners, employers, and the community.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to effectively motivate and inspire others. You will also have exceptional organisational skills combined with good IT knowledge and data management skills.

Director of Curriculum – Key Responsibilities:

To be considered for the role of Director of Curriculum, English Math and ESOL you will need:

– A relevant degree in a subject relevant to the provision you will manage or relevant experience.

– A recognised teaching qualification and be recognised as a good or better teacher.

– Significant knowledge and experience of curriculum design and delivery of a relevant curriculum area.

– Significant and successful experience of learning and teaching in Further Education, in particular proven success of driving successful improvement and securing success rates above national averages, and in successfully leading and managing changes to curriculum design and delivery.

Interviews for this position will be held on Thursday 23rd May.

Director of Curriculum – Joining our journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous great benefits and facilities:

– Generous Pension Scheme

– Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform

– Very generous holiday entitlement

– Employee Assistance Scheme

– Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision

– Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)

– Free confidential counselling service

– Staff recognition awards

– Car Scheme

– Subsidised car parking

– On-site Day Nursery

– On-site hair and beauty salon

To submit your application for this exciting Director of Curriculum opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now!

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

How to Apply

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