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Date Added: Wed 08/06/2022

Curriculum Manager In Engineering

Westminster, UK
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Company: DOVETAIL AND SLATE

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £41000 - £47600/annum

Curriculum Manager Engineering

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35

Responsible for: Course Team Leaders and other academic /technical staff within the curriculum area

Grade: Leadership and Management

Salary: £41,095 - £47,615

Key Purpose

To ensure the effective development and delivery of the curriculum in the following area(s): Engineering
To line manage academic and, where appropriate, technical staff within the team.
To be responsible for quality assurance including awarding body quality requirements, lesson and tutorial observations, self-assessment reports and quality improvement plans
To support staff to be innovative in all aspects of teaching and learning and to help embed the use of e-learning.
To monitor performance targets (e.g. recruitment, retention and achievement targets for learners) taking action, as necessary, to address under performance.
To be responsible for the learner experience ensuring the highest levels of satisfaction for all learners ensuring the learner voice is heard and acted upon.
To be a member of the School Management Team with responsibility for the planning and delivery of activities.
To undertake teaching and learning activities. (an average of 15 hours a week except where agreed otherwise.)Curriculum Management and Delivery

To ensure that the delivery of teaching and learning is of the highest standard and responsive to the needs of the learners, including, in particular:
Establishing and maintaining high levels of professional conduct in the area of responsibility.
Managing and being accountable for, improvements in the quality of teaching and learning and the learner experience, delivered by the area of responsibility
Ensuring that the College's quality processes (including targets for the improvement in quality of teaching, learning and attainment) are embedded within the curriculum area, in order to demonstrate their impact upon teaching, learning and attainment.
Managing and being accountable for sustained improvements in learners' achievements within the area of responsibility and ensuring that the targets for learners' recruitment, retention and achievement are achieved.
Analysing course performance data and ensuring that the staff team(s) are aware of course performance against national benchmarks.
Managing the appropriate stages of the learner disciplinary process and conduct within the area of responsibility.
To teach up to 15 hours a week on a range of programmes.
To co-ordinate and advise on the production of high quality course materials, including schemes of work, lesson plans, assessment schedules and learning materials.
To ensure the development and implementation of new curricula, including submissions to awarding bodies.
To ensure that College policies for the delivery of the curriculum, teaching and learning, including key/basic skills and work based learning are implemented fully within the curriculum area.
To maximise the opportunities to exploit the use of ILT/E-Learning within the curriculum area.
To ensure there is integrity within the moderation and verification of assessment processes, in order to meet national (and College) standards.
To provide leadership and guidance for staff in the development of exemplar Pedagogic practice.
To keep abreast of curriculum research and developments within the curriculum area.Marketing and recruitment of learners

To organise recruitment activities and ensure the appropriate advice and guidance is available for learners.
To liaise with internal and external teams/organisations as directed by the Head of School, to ensure the effective and efficient recruitment and guidance of learners.
To ensure staff attend promotional events and activities and contribute to the positive promotion of the curriculum area.
To regularly review and revise initial placement assessments, to ensure learners are appropriately placed on programmes.Support for learners

To ensure the implementation of the College's Tutorial Policy, induction processes, ensuring effective use of Senior and Personal Tutors and Learning Mentors.
To ensure the implementation of the various College policies designed to provide outstanding support and skills development for learners.
To provide access to diagnostic assessment processes for learners, to enable targeted support and skills development to be put in place.
To ensure that curriculum resources and learning materials are accessible to, and shared with, learners.
To organise regular progress reviews for learners, that are motivational and include target setting in order to support them achieve their potential.
To liaise with the ALS and Learner Support Teams to ensure that learners receive maximum benefit from the College's Learner Support Services.Leadership and management

To prepare course and staff timetables as required.
To ensure the maximum use of accommodation and staffing resources.
To ensure that learners and staff take pride in and responsibility for, the learning environment, including the tidiness, comfort and safety of accommodation within the remit of the School.
To be responsible for the management of staff within the curriculum area
To assist in inducting, supporting and developing staff, especially the support for part-time staff.
To be responsible for the booking of part-time lecturers as required and in line with college policies
To act as Course Team Leader for specific course areas, as appropriate.
To carry out lesson observations and staff appraisals.
To assist in the development planning and the construction of the School's course portfolio.
To assist in the leadership and management of the School, including the marketing, curriculum and business planning processes
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