Curriculum Lead

Job Roles:
Curriculum Manager/Leader
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Special Needs
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
CL Scale, £39,881 - £43,737 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
3rd Apr 2019
Start Date:
Orchard Hill College
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Salary: CL Scale, £39,881 - £43,737 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, All year round

Location: Vocational Centre, Nightingale Community Academy, SW17 7DF

Orchard Hill College is a non-residential National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, Hackbridge, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge and were graded by Ofsted as Grade 1 (Outstanding) in December 2013.

We are looking for someone to provide specific curriculum expertise for teaching teams, modelling good practice and assisting the Head of Learning Centre in the management of quality of teaching and learning within a Centre.

Your role will be to assist the Head of Learning Centre to manage a department including leading on a specific curriculum area, assisting with the development of the curriculum, allocation of resources, supervision and support of staff to ensure effective, learner-centred teaching that meets the needs of adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. This will involve working in collaboration with carers, therapists and personnel from Social Services, as well as internal colleagues. You will also work with the management team to further develop the College into a valuable resource centre for fellow professionals.

You should have a thorough understanding of EC levels (AEC1-10, E2/E3) and have substantial outstanding or good teaching experience with students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is essential that you have DTLLS or an equivalent teaching qualification and have experience in leading a team of Lecturers. You should also be used to planning educational programmes. Experience of behaviour support would be beneficial.

To apply for this role please visit to download an application form. Please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 9.00 am on Friday 26th April 2019

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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