Curriculum Development Manager for Construction - Electrical Installation

Total salary could be with a market forces payment £44,920 to £47,653 per annum.

A Market forces payment could be accessible for a fully qualified, suitably experienced, exceptional candidate.

Responsibilities at both our Castleford College and Selby College.

Why join us?

Here in the Construction team at the Heart of Yorkshire Education group, we're not just teaching - we're creating a dynamic partnership with local and regional employers to provide our learners with an immersive, industry-rich educational experience. We have already built a powerful employer forum that actively shapes and champions our curriculum. Join us and you will be part of a team that's transforming education by successfully connecting it with the real world.

The role

We want our students to reach their full potential and even exceed their own expectations. As Curriculum Development Manager for Construction, specific to electrical Installation, you'll do that by supporting the Head of Construction in shaping our curriculum, managing resources, and guiding colleagues, whilst also elevating student outcomes through performance tracking and inspiration, alongside your annual teaching commitment.

Specifically, the role of Curriculum Development Manager will involve:

  • Assisting in the planning, review, development of the Construction curriculum.
  • Providing leadership for the development of up-to-date materials and resources to support the Construction curriculum development, teaching and learning.
  • Helping improve the delivery of the schemes of work and the assessment, recording and reporting processes for student achievement.
  • Monitoring the curriculum area’s performance against Key Performance Indicators, especially in relation to recruitment, retention, attendance and success targets.

About you

  • A relevant degree or professional qualification of an equivalent level or equivalent level of industry experience.
  • Qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in a relevant Construction discipline.
  • Successful experience of teaching within the Construction curriculum.
  • A proven track record of improving the learner experience and the ability to make accurate judgements about the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Experience of working with / in relevant external organisations.

As well as the usual industry experience and qualifications, we are looking for somebody who has demonstrated an outstanding record in construction programme development in an FE setting and has experience in developing, teaching, leading and inspiring others - at all levels.

What we can offer you

Our people strategy ensures that continuous professional development is at the heart of our organisation. You will have opportunity to participate in our soon to be launched leadership development programme providing you with access to a comprehensive range of training alongside opportunity to build your internal network.

You can also expect a competitive salary, a robust pension scheme, and ample annual leave to support your work-life balance. Our unwavering commitment to safeguarding ensures a safe environment for both students and staff. You'll have access to professional development opportunities and a culture that values recognition and celebration. We're passionate about sustainability and offer green travel options. We champion equality and diversity, embracing the richness of our community. Health and wellbeing are a priority, with mental health support, physical health resources, and work-life balance initiatives. And our effective communication keeps you informed and engaged.

Interview date: 5th June 2024

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.


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.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post.  Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here:  Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (