Curriculum Leader - Languages

Brasshouse Languages, Library of Birmingham
£35,745 - £43,857 pro rata
15 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
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Brasshouse Languages, Library of Birmingham

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Languages provision at Birmingham Adult Education Service, one the largest language providers in the country. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with the ability and a proven, successful track record of partnerships and business development.

You will have a lead role in ensuring that the high quality of the provision is maintained. As the leader for languages you will work closely with the Head of Curriculum and Quality on consolidating the purpose of the provision and strengthening the offer of languages to members of the public and employers, including funded and non-funded courses online and in the classroom.  You will also have experience establishing external and internal partnerships, which are essential to achieve the provision's strategic objectives. You will lead, manage and supervise the duties of a team of Teaching and Learning Managers, Subject Leaders and Tutors. 

Travel between centres is required and travelling expenses can be claimed according to the BCC approved mileage scheme.

You will hold a Level 5 teaching qualification, a subject specialist qualification (Level 4 as a minimum) and/or near native competence in a Modern Foreign Language, as well as English Level 2 and maths Level 2 qualifications. The successful applicant will have a high level understanding of the curriculum area. Candidates who do not hold a Level 5 teaching qualification upon appointment will be required to gain it within two years as a condition of employment.

You should have excellent interpersonal, organisational and management skills, a commitment to driving up quality and evidence of flexibility, as occasional evening and Saturday work is required. Close team work with Curriculum Leaders in other curriculum areas will be critical.

“Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”


For any informal enquiries please contact: (Miguel Silva, Head of Curriculum), Birmingham Adult Education Service - contact by email to make a Teams appointment (

Ref: BCC001625

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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