Curriculum Leader – Digital Technology

Gateshead College

  • £43,816 per annum
  • Tyne and Wear / North East
  • Fixed Term
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

We’re looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Curriculum Leader to join our Digital Technologies team. 

Why you’ll love this role: 

You’ll lead on a long-term plan for adult short courses, professional upskilling, commercial training, pre-apprenticeship training and employability courses designed to help close the digital skills gap in the North East. 

This growing department has an amazing reputation within the college and wider community. With your excellent communication skills and ability to inspire others, you will sit on employer panels, attend networking events and actively contribute to the business development of the department and wider college. 

Who we’re looking for: 

We’d like you to be an outstanding teacher in digital technologies and have experience, up to level 5, of one or more of the following topics: 

  • Programming Languages (Java, C#, PYTHON, C++, Unity)
  • Data Analysis (Power BI, MySQL, R)
  • Web Development (HTML, CSS, PHP, Java Script)
  • Employability

You will have a reduced flexible timetable enabling you to focus on the development of the programmes.  

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, motivated, professional team who are as equally passionate as you, about delivering top quality teaching and building on students’ confidence and skills.  

About Gateshead College:

At Gateshead College we’re famous for education with Employment Edge, industry inspired education that combines high quality learning with real world skills.  

This means putting everything we’ve got into making sure our students are the most employable and this is what makes our college such an exciting place to work.  
From bringing industry expertise into the classroom and working hand in hand with businesses, to delivering the highest quality teaching and learning and supporting students to develop personally as well as professionally, we’re all about creating experiences that will set learners up for life. 

If you share our ambition, we’d love to hear from you. 

In return we can offer a values-driven organisation and the chance to work with brilliant people who put students first. You’ll be listened to and will have opportunities to make an impact. We prioritise health and wellbeing and your work life balance will be respected. Our inclusive culture means you’re valued for being yourself and diversity is celebrated, and our commitment to being a sustainable organisation means we always try to do business the right way to make our community better for everyone. 
At Gateshead College we all have the opportunity to help our learners succeed and it’s this clear purpose and shared effort that makes us such a great place to work; we hope you think about joining us. 


  • Generous holiday allowance 58 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays). 
  • Mental health and wellbeing support, with 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme and counselling services. 
  • Career average pension with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Travel support including subsidised on site parking, discounted public transport scheme and cycle to work scheme.
  • Retail and travel discounts. 
  • Volunteering Days. 

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