Plumpton College

Curriculum Manager - Adventure Education, Sport and Equine

Plumpton, Lewes
£38,205 - £43,044 per annum
29 Apr 2022
16 May 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Adventure Education, Sport and Equine’ is a key curriculum offering at Plumpton College and this role as Curriculum Manager is an exciting opportunity to shape and further develop our provision to meet the needs of our growing student population. Reporting to the Vice Principal (Curriculum and Quality), you will lead a dedicated team delivering the best possible experience to students through consistently good and outstanding teaching standards and services. You will ensure our students make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment. This role combines operational management, and an opportunity to adopt innovative approaches to developing and delivering our curriculum and working with the equine, adventure education and sport sectors.

Delivering a range of programmes from Level 1 to degree courses, the ideal candidate will have previous experience of managing a dynamic and motivated team, and have extensive specialist knowledge along with relevant professional and teaching qualifications. The successful applicant will be an inspiring leader with a sound understanding of budget management. Utilising the excellent equine management facilities, you will also oversee the College’s working equine yard and work with our yard manager to set out a visionary plan for its future development and investment.

Candidates should have a degree or equivalent, and demonstrable experience of overseeing successful educational programmes. A self-starter, you will be confident to take the initiative, as well as possessing effective people management skills, reflected in a track record of managing high performance in teams.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 30 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ pension scheme and free on-site parking. Management Development opportunities are available as well as the opportunity to continue with relevant continuous professional development. A contribution to relocation may be available.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of the next phase of our development. At Plumpton College, we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do and we want to “be the best we can be” – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 9am on 16th May 2022

Plumpton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.


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