We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.
The local government jobs site from Jobsgopublic
This Vacancy has closed.

Curriculum Manager - Arts, Crafts, Work Skills & IT

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/774/12373
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 12:02 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: West Molesey

Surrey Adult Learning (SAL) provides a wide range of part-time day and evening courses to adults. Most courses are community learning, but we have a growing provision of courses leading to formal qualifications. SAL makes an important contribution to Surrey County Council’s Community Vision for Surrey in 2030 and Surrey’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

All Curriculum Managers report to the Deputy Principal and are responsible for a cluster of subject areas. Curriculum clusters can employ up to 100 part-time tutors. The Curriculum Managers, with the support of up to five part-time Assistant Curriculum Managers each, ensure that the course programme is inclusive, meets changing demands and needs and that the quality of the teaching and learning continually improves against standards set by Ofsted and embodied in the Service’s Quality Framework. With your team you will manage the selection, appointment, performance and support of tutors and devise and implement a training programme to address tutor development needs.

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop a sequenced Arts and Crafts programme and grow the digital skills qualification courses within the IT programme to support learners’ personal fulfilment by enhancing skills and knowledge, increasing social involvement, improving wellbeing and increasing the confidence to use technology.

All courses are currently being delivered remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When possible, courses will return to our dedicated adult learning centres with specialist teaching rooms while maintaining an online programme.

This post is based at our Molesey Adult Learning Centre (although all staff are currently working from home). Travel within Surrey to our other centres and venues will be a necessity, so the post- holder will be a required car user. There will be occasional evening and weekend work.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • A teaching qualification, relevant experience of teaching adults and of a formal observation process aligned to an Ofsted inspection framework
  • Specialist knowledge and teaching experience in the Arts & Crafts sector would be an advantage
  • Experience of managing team performance, using your initiative, prioritising workloads and meeting deadlines  
  • The ability to be innovative, responsive and develop relevant curricula that have suitable breadth, depth and relevance to meet the changing needs and interests of learners and address local and commercial priorities
  • A proven track record that shows that you can build partnerships and plan strategically
  • Experience of successfully working within an Ofsted inspection framework to ensure a high standard of provision and care for learners
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and IT skills.

A basic DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check will be required for this role.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

Additional Information

This role is offered as an 12-month fixed-term contract.

For an informal discussion contact Lisa Woodward on 07968 832445 or by e-mail at lisa.woodward@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th February 2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 8th March 2021.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Company Information

Our Values

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/774/12373
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 12:02 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: West Molesey

Vacancy Location