Kirklees College

Curriculum Area Manager – Motor Vehicle

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£46,069.00 per annum (fixed point)
07 Dec 2023
11 Jan 2024
Subject Area
Job Level
Lecturer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours/weeks: 37 hours / 52 weeks per year

(We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications) 

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors. Whether in a Curriculum role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others. We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

We have an exciting opportunity within the Faculty of Engineering & Manufacturing to become our Curriculum Area Manager for Motor Vehicle. In the role of Curriculum Area Manager – Motor Vehicle you’ll predominantly be based at the Engineering Centre – Huddersfield and your focus will be leading on the successful delivery of our Motor Vehicle provision. Your key responsibilities will be to lead, manage and develop a team of Lecturers, Technicians and Support staff to provide an outstanding learning experience for our Motor Vehicle learners. Driving excellence in teaching and assessment, motivating staff to ensure continuous improvement and contributing to the delivery of the college strategic goals.

Ideally, you’ll have Curriculum Management experience with a demonstrable track record of raising standards but this could equally be an ideal opportunity for an aspiring manager to demonstrate that they are ready to make the step up. You will have a L4 Teaching Qualification and a L4/5 Management qualification (or be able to prove equivalent ability). It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively and engage with young people and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel. We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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