Vacancy Reference: 18018
We are currently recruiting for a Curriculum Area Manager for the Belfast area. This will be a full-time temporary role, Monday to Friday consisting of 36hours per week, This vacancy is expected to last for 6 months.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- To lead in the management of the curriculum area through the development and implementation of a curriculum plan to advance the strategic academic and business direction of the curriculum area
- To manage the operational plans, prioritisation, implementation and review of business and action plans for the curriculum area in support of the Department and College Strategy and CDP.
- To advise on and implement a highly effective & efficient curriculum delivery & assessment structure to lead the curriculum area and in conjunction with the Head of Department, to regularly review the structure of the curriculum area to ensure maximum effective and efficient staff utilisation and deployment.
- To ensure the effective & efficient management of all the curriculum area’s work, on and off site.
- To manage reporting staff in accordance with the College’s employment procedures and good practice and encourage excellence of professional competence.
- To implement student policies as appropriate in the curriculum area, this will include, for example, guidance and counselling, learning support and student discipline etc.
- To encourage innovation in the curriculum area and ensure appropriate curriculum support is given to all students. This will include the development of on-line teaching resources and the effective use of electronic Individual Learning Plans as well as monitoring progress by ensuring student performance is tracked, assessed and reported on to support effective learning against development plans and a range of performance measures of success including attendance, success and added value.
- Be qualified in accordance with DEL Circular FE01/12 to teach in an Institution of Further Education. (Please refer to the circular, a copy of which is included for your information in this application pack, that outlines the minimum qualifications required to teach in Further Education and demonstrate how you meet this, highlighting relevant qualifications including Maths and English at GCSE Grade C or higher, or equivalent)
- Hold a teaching qualification recognised by the Department for Employment and Learning for teaching in further education or be already recognised as a qualified teacher in an Institution of Further Education in accordance with DEL Circular FE01/12
- Hold a Level 5 Qualification (or above) in a subject area relevant to a Travel, Tourism or Events Management Curriculum discipline.
- Have recent experience of managing a curriculum resource; e.g. subject coordination, course co-ordination, people, projects
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience of delivery within the subject discipline of Travel, Tourism and/or Events Management
- Have a sound track record of successful teaching and can demonstrate sustained high quality outcomes
- Experience of innovative curriculum design/and or delivery
- Evidence of entrepreneurialism and innovation, with an ability to identify opportunities to improve learners’ experience
- Competent working knowledge and experience of using a wide range of IT packages (e.g. Microsoft Office suite)
- Knowledge of departmental business planning and ability to contribute both creatively and operationally to the development and implementation of those plans.
- Practical knowledge and understanding of the role of external quality assurance mechanisms including ETI inspections and awarding body external verification
- Experience of communication and influencing to achieve desired results
For more information on this role or any other vacancy please call us on 028 90330 555
Please note only those candidates shortlisted may be contacted.
Candidates will be required to obtain an Enhanced Access NI check at a cost of £33.00.
Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. This will depend on the nature of the position and circumstances of the offences.