Vacancy: Curriculum Manager for English
March 17, 2023

Vacancy: Curriculum Manager for English

Ref 069/2223

Salary:£38,756 to £41,115 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Coventry College is a dynamic and vibrant College at the heart of the historic City of Coventry. Working in partnership with the Local Authority, schools, universities, employers, the Local Enterprise Partnership, the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the West Midlands Combined Authority, we strive to provide the education and opportunities which the local economy needs in a demand-led environment. As a trusted and reliable partner, and with a clear strategy to deliver the vocational programmes that serve the communities and businesses of Coventry, Coventry College is a highly rewarding place to work.

Coventry College is benefitting from a significant investment in its facilities and curriculum offer to further enhance its reputation as one of the fastest improving Further Education Colleges in the country. Additional investment in electric vehicle technology, the construction Centre and digital skills infrastructure is ensuring that our provision remains at the forefront of innovation and is highly responsive to the needs of local businesses.

The College is focused on ensuring learners progress onto careers and/or relevant higher education in order to retain them in this fast-paced city to improve the skills of the local workforce.

The English Department offers qualifications for both adult learners and school leavers studying English as part of their Programme of Study.  Adult programmes include Functional Skills qualifications and a GCSE in English Language which is available as either a daytime or evening study option.

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated person to join our highly-dedicated team as a Curriculum Manager for English.  This role is highly visible and will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a cross-college role driving the standards of education within this subject area.  The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and inspirational leader.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable successful course and curriculum development experience.
  • Experience in the application of quality improvement and assurance processes, including internal verification
  • Minimum of a Level 3 qualification in in relevant subject area
  • Teaching experience in the relevant subject area
  • Experience of successfully leading and managing a team
  • Minimum of Level 2 qualification, or equivalent competency in numeracy/maths, communication/literacy or willingness to achieve in a specified timescale

The post is full time for 37 hours per week, however the successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to their hours of work.

As a Lecturer you will benefit from:

  • Free on-site parking
  • An excellent pension scheme (TPS) with defined benefits
  • Generous holiday allowance/pay of 39 days annual leave plus 8 days statutory bank holidays.
  • Discounted hair/barbering/beauty treatments at our on-site Salon
  • On-site refectory
  • Annual staff recognition awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous Employee Benefits discount scheme
  • Free will writing service.

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Additional information

  • Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post
  • Closing Date:  Friday 31st March 2023 at 23:59
  • CVs will not be accepted

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community.  We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.  We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.