Curriculum Director - English
NOR: 600 (300 at Post 16) Age range: 13 -19 years Start: Ideally January 2018 or Easter 2018
Salary Range: £44,095 - £47,485 (pay rise pending) dependent upon qualifications and experience. An additional one-off payment of £2,000 may be available for the right candidate able to start in January to support relocation costs.
UTC Sheffield provides a new and dynamic education. The UTC Sheffield City Centre opened in September 2013 offering Engineering and Creative & Digital Media gaining a Good Ofsted report in 2016. Our second academy UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park opened in September 2016 offering Health Science, Sport Science and Computing.
We aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow.
We are looking to recruit a Curriculum Director for English. You will work alongside our Executive Principal Nick Crew and Principal Alex Reynolds to develop a centre of excellence focusing on Engineering and Creative & Digital Media. The core subjects underpin everything we do and as Curriculum Director for English you will have a pivotal role in leading the delivery of English at GCSE and A level.
You will have a track record of successful operational delivery at a leadership level in a relevant setting and proven positive impact on raising standards and managing change.
In addition you should be a highly skilled practitioner who understands the challenges of educating 13 -19 year olds in an employer led technology rich environment. We are looking for engaging and inspirational individuals. Resilient, driven and focused who will help establish a pioneering institution at the heart of the Sheffield City Region and its communities.
The suitable candidate will; lead and manage the faculty, thereby ensuring that all students and team members adhere to the UTC values and policies and that all students taught within the faculty are given opportunities to maximise their potential; provide high quality teaching and assessments for all students studying within the faculty; lead and contribute to collaborative teaching and learning planning across faculties to fully implement the holistic learning vision of the UTC.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
· Lead the operational management of staff within the department
· Implement curriculum and assessment strategies
· Monitor and report on the performance of all students within the department
· Implement appropriate intervention strategies where required
Candidates will require:
- The ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience that demonstrates an aptitude for operational departmental management
UTC Sheffield is sponsored by Sheffield Hallam University, The Sheffield College and Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Closing date: Thursday 30th November 2017 Interviews: Friday 8th December 2017
We are an employer who values equality and diversity and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.
For further information specific to the role, including how to apply visit www.utcsheffield.org.uk/vacancies