Curriculum Manager - Foundation Learning

Your future is here A place to inspire

In a leadership role here at Nottingham College you will play a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. We are Nottingham’s College and together, we make a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here you will be at the forefront of curriculum development and innovation, ensuring our learners are equipped with the skills, behaviours and experiences to achieve at college and thrive in life. Here you will have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career, whilst leading in a large and vibrant college that puts its learners at the heart of everything it does.

Who we need

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate person to step up and be involved in managing the Foundation Learning (16 to18) curriculum at our Basford Campus, ensuring that it will inspire learners and provide them with wide ranging opportunities to develop their maths & English skills, vocational knowledge and behaviour to become responsible young people. The management of the curriculum will cover a combination of vocational qualifications, English and maths as well as all aspects of the programme of study, work experience, enrichment and tutorial delivery.

The successful candidates will be required to deliver sessions within their specialism along with managing part of the Faculty Area. The role will include supporting the Head of Faculty, and Assistant Principal to drive high standards in developing the teaching and learning and assessment including English, maths and vocational skills, reaching out and liaising with stakeholders to enrich the programme of study; implementing and upholding quality assurance processes across the faculty area; carrying out standard management duties and delivering high quality teaching, learning and assessment within their own classes.

What you’ll bring

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a recognised L5 teaching qualification
  • Strong communication skills
  • Have teaching experience in the relevant area
  • Be able to analyse and interpret attendance, achievement, retention data
  • Have a passion to work in Further Education and making a difference to young people’s lives

It would also be preferable if you have previous curriculum management experience.

Please submit a current CV relevant to the role and ensure that you look at the person specification attached as they are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact:

Telephone Interviews will take place throughout the duration of the advert.

Final Interviews Assessments will take place on 14 June 2024

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 39 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued. Here you can access a wide range of career development and leadership and management training opportunities. It’s a place where you can grow and develop, where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

We shortlist and interview for our roles throughout the duration of the advert. Therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We reserve the right to close this advert prior to the stated closing date should we have a high volume of candidates.

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