Curriculum Team Manager

Granton, Edinburgh
Fixed Salary - £49,394 per annum
14 Jan 2022
06 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

35 hours per week

Edinburgh College is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced person to take up the new and exciting post of Curriculum Team Manager within the School of Art and Design.

The School of Art and Design is one of five specialist Schools within the Faculty of Creative Industries at Edinburgh College. With over 700 students, the School of Art and Design is one of the largest of its kind and benefits from excellent resources and well-equipped studios at our Granton Campus. Our portfolio of courses includes SQA and UAL awarding body Diplomas at both Further and Higher Education SCQF levels. We are a vibrant and sector leading School of Art and Design within the College sector, regularly winning prestigious awards whilst also having strong links with Schools, Industry and University partners across the UK. 

We are now looking for a creative, resourceful and inspirational manager to join the school management and leadership team. Applicants must have a thorough and in-depth knowledge of current and emerging trends in specialist Art and Design delivery as an experienced arts educator and leader.

As Curriculum Team Manager you will be responsible for leading and managing a dynamic and motivated Art and Design curriculum team.  You will work closely with the Head of School and in partnership with other members of the school management team to drive innovation and excellence to meet our strategic objectives, ensure quality assurance whilst managing the School’s resources through effective timetabling, budget-control and line management.

Successful applicants will have a proven track record of leading, supporting and motivating a high performing Art and Design curriculum team to maintain and improve the School’s strong student achievement and progression across a range of SCQF levels and awarding bodies.

Qualified to Degree level or above in an Art and Design subject, with a recognised Teaching Qualification, you must have proven experience of delivering and assessing a specialist Art and Design subject within a Further or Higher Education setting. Strong candidates will have a detailed understanding and expertise in leading teams to prepare for external verification and moderation for successful UAL awarding body and SQA qualification certification.

Due to current circumstances applicants must be able to evidence that they have the relevant skills to manage a team and effectively deliver online as part of a blended delivery model working remotely via Microsoft Teams in their application.

Edinburgh is a cultural capital and the School of Art and Design is both inclusive and aspirational for both our staff and students with creativity at its heart. Applicants must therefore be able to clearly evidence in their application what skills, experience and attributes they possess that will allow them to excel in the role and successfully undertake the duties and responsibilities outlined in the Job Description.

Edinburgh College provides its employees with generous annual leave and Defined Benefits Pension Scheme plus a perks package that includes a ‘Cycle to Work’ and ‘Saving and Borrowing’ scheme. On-site facilities include a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens.   Employees also get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others.

Please note that the successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

The School of Art and Design’s portfolio of current courses can be found here.   

Closing Date: Sunday 6th February 2022

Interview Date: week beginning 21/2/22 (please note interview may be conducted remotely)

Please apply via the link