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Group Curriculum Director - SEND

New City College Hackney CampusHackney

New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £100m, 20,000 students and 2000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country. 

Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.

East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area. 

Group Curriculum Director – SEND

Salary: Circa £70K (more for an exceptional candidate)

Based at Hackney to work Cross Campus

We are looking for a dynamic professional with a proven track record of success and a genuine desire to play the lead role in the strategic development of the College’s SEND provision.

You will also have the ability to manage a complex and diverse curriculum area across multiple sites, maximise staff performance and coach individuals to reach their full potential. You will hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, will be teacher-trained and have both management and teaching experience. Experience of PFA, a range of SEND curriculum, including supported internships and inclusive apprenticeships is also desirable.

You will take the strategic lead on all aspects of curriculum for SEND learners across all college campuses to ensure an inclusive, harmonised and high quality curriculum offer. 

For the right candidate this is a rare and exciting role offering an exceptional breadth of strategic and operational responsibility.

Closing date: 05/12/2021

Interview date: 14/12/2021

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