Curriculum and Qualifications Development Manager
Job Title: Curriculum and Qualifications Development Manager
Salary: £28,805 - £30,492
Full-Time: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday with some evening and weekend working on occasion)
Learning Services Worcestershire are delighted to invite applications to our new role of Curriculum and Qualifications Development Manager for our Digital Skills and Employability provision.
This new role has become available following a service restructure and is an exciting opportunity for an experienced adult learning practitioner seeking a position which combines classroom practice with management responsibilities.
As one of our advanced practitioner tutors, the successful candidate will lead by example, demonstrating excellent classroom practice in both online and face to face environments, and guide learners to experience success, transform their futures and engage positively with their community. As a member of the Learning Services management team, you will also support the development of the curriculum and guide decisions about the non-accredited courses and qualifications offered, based on your own explorations on the frontline. In addition, you will manage a team of tutors who will support you to deliver the programme you design. If creativity and innovation are amongst your strengths and you are keen to shape the development of a team then we would love for you to bring your flair to our department!
This time of COVID recovery makes our Digital Skills and Employability offer more important than ever. Up-to-date knowledge of the Essential Digital Skills agenda, along with awareness of challenges and opportunities job-seekers face in the current climate, will be essential to the development of the vibrant, high-quality, responsive curriculum offer we are creating.
Finding the right person for this role is important to us and we want you to feel confident that it is the right position for you when you apply. Informal discussions about the role, our service and the process of applying for a position with Worcestershire County Council are welcomed and encouraged; we also have an upcoming open day where you could visit one of our centres and get a feel for our service.
Please call 01905 728537 and ask for Natalie Buck if you would like to know more.
In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :
• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts
We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.
There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool.
If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th Janaury 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: 10th and 11th February 2022 (via Microsoft Teams)