Curriculum Manager Automotive and Electrical Installation

Swindon College
10 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Help Us Shape The Future for Swindon’s Learners?

Join us and take a leading role as Curriculum Manager. You will have the opportunity to support and develop your growing department from every angle. This includes personalising the curriculum, planning, managing and mentoring staff and teaching. We are committed to providing the best quality of teaching, learning and assessment giving our students the best career paths possible.

This role is 0.5 remitted for management and course coordination with a 0.5 teaching commitment predominately supporting full time Automotive students on IMI, Level 2 and 3 study programmes.

About Swindon College

Swindon College prides itself in offering opportunities for learners who may have been overlooked by the mainstream.We love what we do passionately, and who we do it for.Our approach puts the learner first through delivering differentiated teaching, encouraging a growth mindset and supporting our students to overcome obstacles to achieve success. You’ll thrive on the difference you can make for young people, and bring the resilience to continue offering skilled support and leadership even when the going can occasionally get tough.You’ll also bring the knowledge, communication skills and adaptability to truly connect with a diverse range of Learner.

To support you, we offer mentorship, strong professional supervision, and a truly supportive peer network ready to assist you to achieve.

If you feel you have the personal characteristics and experience of teaching to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you. You can expect an exciting, varied, challenging and highly fulfilling experience in this role.

There are career opportunities with us as we grow. The College has just secured a £21 million bid for Government-backed Institute of Technology funding. In partnership with the University of Gloucestershire (and other local anchor partners), we are committed to delivering a step-change in the availability of high quality professional and technical education in advanced manufacturing and engineering, life sciences, digital technologies and creative media.

Your Impact

• Oversee all elements of the department and act as line manager to facilitate great day to day running

• Take an active role ensuring quality standards are improved with assessment processes in place which are properly planned, managed and skilfully addressed

• Drive the department to deliver higher quality learning & teaching

• Lead and direct your staff to create new student focussed curriculum which is challenging, enriching and leading to high levels of positive progression

• Thrive on being responsible for supporting, monitoring and developing the performance staff.

Qualifications and experience required:

·PGCE, B.Ed. or Cert Ed.

·Level 3 (or equivalent) in Automotive or Electrical

·Teaching experience with evidence of high quality performance and innovation

·Good knowledge of Ofsted, EIF and UK Quality Code for Higher Education

·Experience of creating and delivering effective assessment programme

·Great leadership and motivational skill


·Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme

·47 days annual leave (inclusive of all discretionary and bank holidays)

·Training and development support in your role

·Well-being and Lifestyle support including access to our market leading Employee Benefits Platform, free access to on-site gym facilities, eye care voucher schemes and dental plan

·On-site parking and subsidised restaurants, Costa & Starbucks

Closing date: 28th May 2019

An Application Form must be submitted if you wish to be considered for this post. Please note this vacancy may close sooner if sufficient applications have been received so please apply as soon as possible.

Swindon College is committed to embedding a culture which values diversity and ensures equality of opportunity. We take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously and promote the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, applicants and customers to share this commitment. This role is likely to involve working with under 18’s and/or vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be made subject to strict vetting and screening checks and our receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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