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Curriculum Leader (Personal Development, English and Maths)


£35,112 - £37,248


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Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, Hylton Campus


The opportunity has arisen for a Curriculum Leader post in Personal Development, English and Maths working with two departments in the college (Sport, Public Services & Tourism and Visual & Performing Arts) to cover maternity leave.

The successful applicant will line manage a team of Personal Development lecturers and English & Maths lecturers to drive forward the quality of delivery and ensure the highest standards of student tracking and care are in place. In addition to being an outstanding and dynamic classroom practitioner, the successful candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to lead a team, ensure quality, have high expectations and be able to enthuse and motivate others to achieve the high standards our students deserve.

Personal Development is the umbrella term the college uses for our tutorial system and includes the delivery of topics such as anti-bullying, Prevent, British values, healthy living, employability as well as supporting students through their study programme qualifications, providing pastoral care and being the pivotal link between the college and students’ parents or guardians. The successful applicant will be expected to manage, quality assure and improve the delivery of Personal Development at the college.

The English and Maths curriculum ranges from entry courses to GCSE qualifications and is for students who achieved a D grade or below at school. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of delivery and quality assurance and will be expected to drive forward the teaching, learning and assessment of English and Maths in their departments.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 5pm Monday 19 October 2015

It is envisaged that interviews will take place week beginning 26 October 2015.

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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