Curriculum Team Manager

Do you wish to work for an organisation that truly values you? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise, have a desire to make a difference and want to be involved in educating young people? Here at Oaklands College, we are passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities to achieve their learning goals and life aspirations. You will find a warm welcome at our campuses in; St Albans and Welwyn Garden City, where we are a thriving community of Staff and students and we are sure that whatever your aspirations and career goals, we can help you to achieve them.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, forward thinking Curriculum Team Manager – Art, Fashion and Design, at our St Albans Campus. This ever growing and developing area includes subjects such as, Digital Design, Graphics, Fashion, Animation and Art & Design.

By joining our college your expertise will play a real part in shaping young people’s development and transforming their lives. We believe that education should inspire and develop our future generations.

The successful candidate will be required to: 

To deliver outstanding student success through operational leadership and management of a team of staff including lecturers, and business support staff.

• To deliver outstanding TLA within the creative curriculum area

• To line manage a high performing team of staff and support the team’s development through Development Reviews, target setting, performance management and staff development.

• To ensure that the curriculum offer meets the needs of students, employers and local stakeholders now and in the future.

• To continue to drive the curriculum forward to an outstanding provision.

• To utilise curriculum planning strategies to ensure growth and sustainability.

• To maximise staff utilisation and resources through astute financial management in order to provide a distinctive high-quality student experience.

• To embed an aspirational culture with students and staff across the curriculum area

Applications will be shortlisted against the following criteria;

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the subject area for which you are applying to be a CTM

• PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification as this role has a teaching commitment of 14 hours

• Successful experience of teaching across a range of levels

What we offer:

• Generous Salary

• Automatic entry into the Teachers’ pension scheme

• Generous annual leave – 42 days pro rata plus 8 bank holidays!

• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.

• Free onsite parking

• Subsided onsite restaurant.

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students

Our staff are the most important resource that the College has in securing this success. We therefore value our staff highly and offer a competitive reward and benefits package.

We hope you will want to be part of life at Oaklands College, and we very much look forward to welcoming you.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to