Curriculum Lead

(£41,798 - £45,838 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Wyvern House, Wyvern Way, Uxbridge, UB8 2XN Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, all year round (40 working weeks)

Closing Date: 01/12/2021

Job Description

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 department.

The role involves 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.

Curriculum Lead – Job Description

Person Specification

You would have a thorough understanding of the curriculum and a wide range of teaching experience with students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Curriculum experience and expertise in a vocational area is desirable, experience of teaching Horticultural, Art, Catering, Performing arts, sport, IT specialist at E2 E3,  Level 1 or Level 2. It is essential that you have DET/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.

Curriculum Lead – Person Specification

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist college. The college offers life-changing opportunities to students with a range of abilities in the heart of their communities. The college is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of students and a dynamic and supportive staff team.

We operate out of centres across London and Surrey. The college are experts in the sector, leading the way with cutting edge, creative and innovative approaches, recently receiving a Natspec Award for Curriculum Innovation.

We can offer you:

Competitive pension scheme (TPS)

A supportive team

Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

For enquiries, please email

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date:   9am Wednesday 1st December 2021

Interview date:   Tuesday 7th December 2021

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.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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