Curriculum Manager - NNC

Curriculum Manager (Sports and Protective Services, Health and Childcare, Digital and FLEX)

Location; Role based at North Notts College with occasional travel to other sites

About the Role

In this key role you will have responsibility for the Curriculum provision at one of our College Campuses. You will be required to provide committed leadership in the day to day operations in these areas.  Working as the lead for Curriculum at North Notts College (incl. Retford Post-16 Centre) you will play a significant part in linking with the local authority and local employers in supporting the local skills improvement plan and economic growth.

In this challenging role you will have the skills and vision to continually develop the curriculum, ensuring that the offer meets the needs of learners, employers and addresses local and commercial priorities. Our main goal is to ensure that our learners have great learning experiences, achieve outstanding success and develop the work skills for their future.

You will support the Senior Leadership Team of the RNN Group by leading on the design and delivery of the curriculum at North Notts College (incl. Retford Post-16 Centre) and projects across the RNN Group. The RNN Group is looking to recruit a talented individual who has expert curriculum knowledge and industry expertise in at least one of the curriculum areas specific to this role.

You will lead on the curriculum development to ensure programmes are innovative and have a clear intent so that they are preparing our students to be the workforce of the future. You will take a leading role in developing strong business engagement and community links, to maximise the learner experience in regards to projects and work placement opportunities. You will work with stakeholders across the sector to establish clear progression pathways for learners. You will develop strong relationships with the local authority, local schools and employers and successfully develop and implement a learner recruitment strategy that ensures learner numbers and financial targets are achieved. 

As operational lead for the curriculum areas you will report directly to the Director of Campus and line manage teaching, support and technical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality education and training and successful commercial opportunities linked to the curriculum. You will set high expectations for learner success and proactively drive forward college strategies for the curriculum, quality improvement, digital learning and business engagement which will support the Group’s ambition to become outstanding.

You will…

You will have experience of managing a successful Curriculum department and have proven experience and knowledge of providing a curriculum that responds to the emerging employment market and new innovative technologies. 

You will have level 2 literacy and numeracy, a teaching qualification and a management qualification or evidence of recent development training.

Department Info

As Curriculum Manager you will lead a team across a range of subject specialisms, including Curriculum Team Leaders and Lecturers. You will work closely with other Curriculum Managers across the campus and wider Group, reporting directly to the Director of Campus for North Notts College. 

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to teachers pensions scheme
  • Up to 50 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 4 March 2024 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 11 March 2024.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please apply via the link.