Curriculum Manager - English

Bucks College Group
High Wycombe, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hours of Work - 37 Hours per week / 52 Weeks per year

Salary - £34,824 - £39,195 per annum

Location - Amersham and Wycombe

Interviews: 25th September 2019

Job Purpose:

1. To deliver outstanding student success through operational leadership and management of a team of staff including lecturers, and business support staff.

2. To consistently deliver high quality and innovative teaching and learning, achievement and progression outcomes for all learners

3. To line manage a high performing team of staff and support the team's development through Personal Development Reviews, target setting, performance management and staff development

4. To ensure that the curriculum offer meets the needs of students, employers and local stakeholders now and in the future

5. To maximise staff utilisation and resources through astute financial management in order to provide a distinctive high quality student experience

6. To embed an aspirational culture with students and staff across the curriculum area

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities

1. To lead and motivate a team of staff to achieve high performance standards

2. To provide an outstanding learning environment

3. To provide a high quality student experience that enables students to succeed beyond their expectations

4. To provide programmes of study that meet individual student needs and progression aims

5. To monitor student progress against achievement, value added and progression targets and deliver successful outcomes

6. To ensure that all direct reports are familiar with and comply with College policies and procedures.

7. To ensure that all team members are clear about their responsibilities and accountabilities and how they align to college strategies

8. To hold regular team meetings and 1:1 meeting's with all direct reports

9. To ensure that all external awarding body verification and awarding criteria are met

10. To support students in developing high quality skills in order that they can progress successfully to employment, further training and/or education.

11. To lead the team by example on current knowledge, understanding and practice of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

12. To undertake an agreed teaching commitment

13. To ensure College systems and procedures are followed by all members of the curriculum team

14. Through active employer engagement to offer a curriculum that is recognised and valued by employers as industry relevant

15. To work with the curriculum team and Curriculum Director to develop the curriculum portfolio

16. To manage a budget and maximize utilization of resources

17. To actively seek out and respond to the student voice

18. To act as a Duty Manager as part of the College rota


1. Actively promote and market the College and present a positive image of the College and its activities both within and outside the College environment.

2. Ensure the quality standards and performance measures applying to the work of the department are met and facilitate continuous improvements in all aspects of the post.

3. Ensure a minimum of 30 hours each year continuous CPD related to the success in the role.

4. Carry out any duties at all times in accordance with the College's policies including Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies.

5. Incorporate into the role the philosophy, values and behaviour stated in the College mission and Strategic plan.

6. Ensure the adherence and maintenance of the College's security and disciplinary procedures

7. Undertake any other responsibilities commensurate with the grade of the post, which the Principal or their senior management representative may from time to time require.

8. Actively support the College policies on the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

9. The post will be based at one of the Colleges' campuses, but the duties of the job will require the post holder to work at any college campus or other location connected with the work of the college. Travel between the College main campuses will form a requisite part of this post

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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