Leeds City College

Deputy Director of Curriculum (Ref: DC029)

Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary
£41,019 – £50,426 PA
Posted
01 Mar 2021
Closes
15 Mar 2021
Ref
DC029
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.**

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 

WHAT WE DO 

Harrogate College is situated in the heart of Harrogate. The vision for the college is to be the provider of choice for technical and vocational education in the Harrogate district. This vision will be built on high quality education delivered by industry trained professionals to meet the needs of the community it serves.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

To support the college’s journey to being outstanding, the college is recruiting a Deputy Director of Curriculum, who will lead on all elements of curriculum for classroom based, apprenticeship and HE provision at the college. The post holder will also support the Principal to grow the status and influence of Harrogate College in North Yorkshire to ensure the college offer is reflective of local and regional need. The Deputy Director will manage a team of staff providing strategic direction and performance management for the operation of the college and will have budgetary responsibility for their areas of responsibility.

YOUR PROFILE 

The role requires the person to demonstrate experience of successfully leading across a range of curriculum areas, to be confident in their ability to take the lead in developing and managing the curriculum using data analysis, and to have knowledge on education policy and regional priorities in order to drive the growth and quality of education at the college.  If you have the skills required, a passion for learning and making a real difference in your job, we would like to hear from you.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension scheme with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to the vacancy.  

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Danny Wild – Principal Harrogate College
Danny.wild@harrogate.ac.uk

To apply for this role, please follow the link.