Curriculum Development Manager - Hospitality & Catering

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£38,345 to £40,677 Per Annum
29 Aug 2023
22 Sep 2023
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Hospitality and Catering lecturer looking for the first step into management or an existing Curriculum Manager who wishes to lead a high achieving, motivated and dynamic team.

The ideal candidate will hold a recognised teaching qualification, a GCSE C or above in both English and maths as well as an assessor’s qualification. An Internal Quality Assurance and/or a management qualification would be an advantage.

This is an exciting and well established area within the College. This is an opportunity for someone who has good leadership skills and is keen to help develop and grow the area further.

The role includes assisting the Head in managing and developing the curriculum, including managing of staff and resources in the area. The successful candidate will improve outcomes for students by achieving and maintaining high standards of performance through tracking and monitoring students and inspiring staff and students.

The successful candidate will provide leadership for the development of up-to-date materials and resources to support curriculum development, teaching and learning, support the implementation of local and corporate strategies, improve the delivery of schemes of work, assessment, reporting and recording of student achievement. The successful candidate will celebrate student success, facilitate the sharing of good practice and engage positively with local employers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a shared responsibility for the performance of courses through monitoring of the area's performance against Key Performance Indicators including, recruitment rates and targets, success, retention and achievement rates, value added, and by supporting the team to ensure compliance with the College's quality assurance procedures.

The successful candidate will line manage staff within the area and support the Head of Curriculum with other aspects of management including, recruitment, selection and induction of new staff to the area.

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As Curriculum Development Manager in Hospitality & Catering, you should have:

-A relevant degree or professional qualification of an equivalent level or equivalent level of industry experience
-Qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Hospitality and Catering or in a relevant PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification

-GCSE A*-C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths or equivalent – as a minimum

-Experience of working with 16-18 year olds, ideally in a teaching capacity

-An up-to-date knowledge of the relevant curriculum relating to catering diplomas

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would like to join us please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you. 

See what we have to offer and come and join us….

Benefits include:

-Generous Annual Leave (37 days (pro rata for part time) + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)

-Generous Contributory Pension Scheme

-Personal and Professional Development opportunities

-Discounted Metro Card Scheme

-Access to Employee Assistance Programme

-Cycle to Work Scheme

-Reduced price personal gym membership

-Access to a wide range of high street discounts

-Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: 22 September 2023

Interview date: 29 September 2023

For further details, please refer to the job description.


The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.