• Location: Coleg Cambria,
  • Subject: Further Education
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £50,000.00 - £55,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 02 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Curriculum Director - Skills CC/2360

Curriculum Director - Skills CC/2360

Coleg Cambria
Location Coleg Cambria
Application Deadline Friday, June 2, 2023
Scale Point From £49,177
Scale Point To £55,032
Job Profile Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection as well as a Platinum Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.

Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Curriculum Director - Skills

Location: Deeside

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Salary: £49,177 - £55,032

We currently have a vacancy for a Curriculum Director within the Skills department covering Deeside, Northop and Llysfasi. Our ideal candidate will demonstrate thorough knowledge of the current educational landscape relating to Skills. Applicants with experience in Maths, English, Digital and Employability qualifications such as GCSE and ESW are particularly welcomed.

As a Curriculum Director you will be responsible for effectively managing a defined curriculum department, ensuring the needs of learners, partner schools, employers and stakeholders are met. You will lead, inspire, and motivate your team and support the Assistant Principal in developing, planning, delivering and monitoring the curriculum and student experience.

This role will be supporting the management of learners and ensuring key requirements in relation to teaching, learning, assessment and quality are effectively embedded, so the delivery of learner outcomes, progression and learner/parent satisfaction is of the highest quality. The Curriculum Director will ensure programmes and timetables are relevant, effective and viable, and that staff utilisation is optimised and class sizes maximised.

We are looking for someone who will deliver high quality support for all students and clients to support the mission, aims and strategic objectives of the college. Working alongside the Assistant Principal you will contribute to the implementation of innovative, developmental and sector leading strategies to continuously improve teaching, learning and assessment, and quality across the directorate, actively promoting a culture of excellence, inclusion and equal opportunity.

Essential Requirements
  • Relevant degree or equivalent.
  • Teaching qualification.
  • Studying towards a Management qualification
  • Previous experience of leading a team within education
  • Evidence of developing and introducing innovative teaching, learning and assessment and/or quality arrangements

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants