Curriculum Manager - Food Studies
Rush Green Campus

Job reference: 002298

Location: Rush Green Campus

Closing date: 16/08/2022

Interview Date: Not specified

Salary: £43,283-£48,334 pa inc London Weighting

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Service Industries & TSA

Hours per week: 36

About Us

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 7,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  

We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our Values

What are our values?

We are:

  • Learner Focused- ensuring they are at the heart of everything we do;
  • Respectful- valuing and treating all fairly as individuals;
  • Passionate- demonstrating energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential;
  • Collaborative- always working together to achieve excellence and growth;
  • Excellent- in learning, teaching and assessment, the key to our success.   

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College. We are looking for motivated, learner- centered and outstanding Curriculum Manager - Food Studies, who can inspire staff and students alike, have a flexible and creative approach to their work; and foster the development of excellent technical learning and entrepreneurial skills.

Reporting to the Head of Department, the Curriculum Manager will be responsible for the operational leadership and management of a designated curriculum area(s). This includes ensuring good people and resource management practices, successful achievement of qualifications as well as the overall learning, progression and experience of learners. Along with the Head of Department, the Curriculum Manager will develop the curriculum intent to reflect sector and industry changes as well as local, national and global  reforms.

The ideal candidate will hold a Degree or an equivalent qualification, and a Cert Ed/PGCE or relevant teaching/training qualification, as well as the appropriate Level 3 subject specialism.

Along with your experience of developing and delivering successful teaching and learning strategies that promote inclusive learning and engage learners, and of working to the Common Inspection Framework, you will also need to be able to demonstrate your experience of leading teams and individuals including staff development and mentoring. ​​​​​​​​​​​

 The Curriculum Manager role carries a teaching commitment of 10 hours per week.

If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

*Please note, that we have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline*     ​​​​​​​

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