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Director of Curriculum Development

Truro and Penwith CollegeCornwall

We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and a TEF Gold provider.

Due to continuing expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director of Curriculum Development with significant experience in management and education to join our Senior Management Team.

  • Do you have energy, enthusiasm, and commitment?
  • Are you comfortable driving forward change?
  • Can you help take forward this outstanding College and its communities?
  • Do you want to be at the forefront of Curriculum Development in FE & HE?

The successful candidate will be the strategic lead for the curriculum, for its outstanding delivery and future innovation. Responsible for shaping the future direction of the following activities: curriculum planning and operations, timetabling, HE Development & Delivery, supporting the production of the College Self-Assessment, T-Levels, Maths and Computing Hubs, SWIOT alongside significant curriculum responsibility. You will be fully involved in high level strategic decision making and providing direction for the curriculum development ensuring the college continues to provide relevant and high-quality programmes of learning at all levels for people of all abilities. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in achieving significant levels of performance improvement within a comparable role, and acumen to ensure cost-effectiveness in the delivery of the College’s learning programmes.

The ideal candidate will be an innovative and inspirational leader with experience of managing a multi-disciplinary management team, with a strong background in raising standards and curriculum development in post 16 education.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday, 5 March 2021

Interviews likely to be held week commencing Monday 22 March 2021 

Follow the link for an application pack and further details or contact us on 01872 305705.

We offer a generous package with benefits including 37 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts. 

Truro and Penwith College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record (DBS) check and past employment checks.

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