Programme Curriculum Manager, Derbyshire

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Vision for Education LtdDerbyshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Programme Curriculum Manager

£36,000 per annum

37.5 hours a week (1 year fixed contract)

We are currently working with an Independent Specialist College in Sheffield for people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The College offers a wide range of personalised programmes to their learners, based over various sites in South Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

They are currently looking to recruit a Study Programmes Curriculum Manager who will be instrumental in facilitating the development of sector leading study programmes, which maximise life opportunities for our learners. The successful candidate will create an innovative curriculum, which promotes the development of life skills, employability, and core skills (English, Maths and ICT) for their learners with SEND.

Main Duties:

· Contribute to the development of College curriculum offer so that learners can develop transferrable behavioural strategies, functional communication, independence and work related skills

· Lead and develop initial and baseline assessment processes to secure accurate starting points for all learners

· Manage and lead accreditation processes and procedures as an Assessor and  Internal Verifier; and act as External Verifier contact

· Effectively lead, develop and manage a team of Tutors and Learning Support Assistants in line with College processes and procedures and promote a culture of self-development and improvement

· Develop and champion best practice in the use of physical intervention techniques 

· Develop the use of technology to aid recording of achievement and stimulate active learning

· Manage successful transition outcomes for leavers on Study Programmes  

Desirable Person Specification:

· At least two years’ experience managing a curriculum area in a similar organisation 

· Experience of teaching and/or managing a curriculum for learners with complex and profound communication and behavioural needs

· Experience of evidencing progress for learners with complex and profound needs using RARPA

· Knowledge of up-to-date and innovative assistive technology initiatives to support learners with complex and profound needs

· An understanding of Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework

· College lead for behaviour support techniques (or willingness to train)

· Qualified teacher (PGCE or equivalent)

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