Curriculum Leader - Engineering

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£35,193 rising to £39,613 per annum
23 Jun 2022
03 Jul 2022
Subject Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Contractual Hours: 37 per week

Location: Skills Academy - Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics

An opportunity has arisen to join the College’s highly successful engineering team as a Curriculum Leader. This is a key role where you will be responsible for managing course delivery and compliance of engineering subjects up to Level 3.  You will be responsible for managing a team of staff ensuring the team provide an outstanding learner experience and achieve set quality and business targets.

The successful candidate will be required to ensure that the curriculum is innovative, forward thinking and aligned to the local job’s market and is designed around learner needs and their required outcomes.

You will have experience of providing effective leadership and communication to members of the curriculum team and designing, planning and implementing curriculum delivery. You will be responsible for all programme outcomes and participate in the sharing of best practice in teaching and learning across the curriculum areas. 

This is a unique opportunity and requires someone who is forward thinking, passionate about teaching and excited about the future technology within the engineering sector.

There is also the opportunity to shape new pathways responding to regional skills demand, employment market and technological advances. The department has many high-profile established relationships in the sector and is constantly looking to expand these whether it be with employers, potential learners and alumni and this role will be key to maintaining and growing new ones. This curriculum is at the heart of what we do and this post requires a positive individual to enrich the curriculum offer and support the Head of Department to lead the staff and student body.

This role will suit you, if you are looking to progress your career or are an existing manager. We are looking for someone who is as passionate as we are, about delivering top quality teaching and learning and helping people to build their confidence and skills.

In return, your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with:

  • An excellent work/life balance to help you recharge your batteries including 47 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • a career average pension with the Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • a discount rewards scheme at a host of retailers exclusively for Gateshead College employees
  • free gym membership at Baltic Campus
  • travel support including on-site parking, discounted public transport scheme and a cycle to work scheme
  • a flexible and agile approach to working
  • dedicated mental health support
  • 24/7 confidential support helpline and counselling support
  • hair and beauty discounts at our onsite salon, Botanica
  • company sick pay

Why Gateshead College?

If you’re looking for an opportunity to shape students’ lives and take pride in what they achieve, we’d love to hear from you. We have a workplace culture that sets us apart. We pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students enjoy a top quality education and the real world skills they need to get on in life. A unique combination we call education with employment edge. We know that a qualification alone isn’t enough to ensure our students are successful, so whether you’re a member of our teaching team or part of our support staff, everyone at Gateshead College has the potential to positively influence our students’ lives. It is this clear purpose that sets us apart from other colleges and makes us such a rewarding and enjoyable place to work.

Please apply online for this position, telling us all about yourself and why you think you’d be perfect for this role.

Gateshead College take all reasonably practicable measures to reduce the risks presented to employees undertaking business-driving duties as part of their role to an acceptable level as required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. If you are required to drive as part of your role, it is essential that you provide us with a copy of your Business insurance certificate, and a copy of your driving licence and vehicle check.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 3rd July 2022

 Interviews are being held on Monday 11th July 2022

Once you have submitted your online application you will receive an acknowledgement email from  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

Gateshead College is committed to equality and diversity and safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.

Please apply via the link