Curriculum Leader

Oxford £ 38,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013640

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is collaborating with the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to train and develop apprentices in a brand new purpose built training academy in Oxfordshire.


Courses will be delivered by the MTC, replicating the industry-leading Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre on the MTC campus in Coventry. The AMTC has rapidly built a reputation for equipping apprentices not only with core engineering skills but also the latest advanced manufacturing techniques. The environment is both dynamic and engaging, supporting the next generation of highly skilled and agile Engineers.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit the MTC are seeking an Curriculum Leader to be responsible for leading teaching, learning and assessment.



Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role


The Curriculum Leader will be required to teach, assess and track progress of apprentices through the line management of assigned trainers at apprentice, group and programme level.


Engineering industry experience would be advantageous but is not essential. You will have experience in assessing, delivering and managing F.E/Apprenticeship curriculums within an F.E or training environment



The Curriculum Leader will be responsible for:

  • Act as line manager to assigned trainers: ensure that they are effectively managed via 1-2-1s, assigned to units in accordance with their skills and abilities and developed to ensure operational targets are achieved

  • To prepare, teach and assess apprentices in line with awarding body requirements depending on business needs

  • Be able to coach and mentor new staff to lesson plan, prepare resources and effectively track progress of their apprentices

  • Report progress: advise on apprentice, trainer and learning activities against targets on a regular basis to the delivery manager

  • Demonstrate model behaviours that, at all times, are consistent with an open, inclusive and participative style and be proactive in identifying opportunities that are appropriate to maintaining his/her professional development.



The Person


The successful candidate for the Curriculum Leader will have/be:

  • Qualified to degree level with a teaching qualification

  • A full teaching qualification is a requirement as is significant experience / expertise in education (F.E / H.E or apprenticeships)

  • A full assessor qualification is an essential requirement. TAQA L3 or equivalent.

  • An IV qualification is desirable. TAQA L4 or equivalent

  • Experience and understanding of exam board quality assurance processes

  • Essential to have effective administration and I.T skills across systems including; MS Teams, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Office 365, One Drive. A good standard of written and verbal communication focused on delivering objectives, developmental SMART targets and apprentice feedback/ reviews

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Ability to be creative in thought processes and delivery

  • Being aware of all changes in the legislation and apprenticeship standards

  • Keeping up to date with all changes that occur in regards to Awarding Organisations




All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check prior to being employed within the apprentice team.



To apply for the Curriculum Leader please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Rebecca Gibbs.

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