Curriculum Manager - Functional Skills

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£32,973.96 - £36,643.83 (subject to job evaluation)
08 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons. 

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills. 

We have a great opportunity at HMYOI Werrington to join the education team as our Curriculum Manager - Functional skills on a permanent, full time (37 hours) basis. Expected to line manage all English, Maths and IT delivery, MSA payment over a 2 year period (GBP 3,000 after 9 months and a further GBP 2,000 after 2 years)

The purpose of the role is to manage and develop your curriculum area, contributing towards improving standards or Young People's achievement and assisting in the further development of the teaching practice. This is a challenging but rewarding role and we need someone who is flexible and resilient, with the ability to encourage, engage and motivate, to help give children and young people a brighter future.

Werrington Young Offender Institution (YOI) provides specialist custodial places for boys aged 15-18. There are up to 128 young people at Werrington, either sentenced or remanded in custody. Education at Werrington is at the heart of the regime, with a range of learner pathways including Multi Skills, Barista, Sports Studies and Music. Core subjects of English, Maths, ICT and Work/Life Skills are embedded into each pathway and an Advice and Guidance service is provided to young people approaching release

In order to do this successfully you'll need to:

  • Have knowledge of Curriculum Development and developments at appropriate levels within subject specialism
  • Have a track record of effective teaching or training experience
  • Be able to lead and motivate a curriculum team with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Have a teaching qualification at Level 4 (Level 5  - new standards)
  • Hold a subject specialism Level 4 qualification (Level 5 - new standards)

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation. 

Please apply via the link.