Curriculum Area Manager in Construction

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fixed spine point Salary of £41,784
19 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Curriculum Area Manager for Construction. The department has grown significantly over the past two years and with this expansion comes the requirement for another management position.   

The successful post holder will have a passion for their curriculum area and up to date knowledge of Plastering / Carpentry and Joinery vocational areas. Your base will be in the construction centre at Brunel House off Leeds Road in Huddersfield. The main curriculum responsibilities will cover 16 – 18 programmes, adult, apprenticeships and community provision. You will lead, motivate, develop and manage the plastering and carpentry & joinery curriculum teams whilst improving standards and driving learners towards their aspirational destinations.

Having worked in a similar role or ready for your next step into Middle Management, you will bring a motivational, target driven approach and drive to build a dynamic and successful team and will be able to utilise staff resources and maximise efficiency and effectiveness.

To be considered for this role you must hold a relevant degree or higher national qualification, PGCE qualification or equivalent, Level 2 English and Maths and a level 3 vocational qualification within the building services sector. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As an employer, we are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Visit the Jobs page on our website for further information.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.