Head of Curriculum and Learner Progression

Ref No. BHN521521
Salary £45,000 - £50,000/annum
Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Head of Curriculum and Learner Progression (Technology)

Dept: Quality & Curriculum

Location: Remote

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + annual bonus

Reports to: Quality & Curriculum Director


Head of Curriculum and Learner Progression

The Job

Head of Curriculum & Learner Progression
Dept: Quality & Curriculum
Location: Remote
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + annual bonus of up to £5,000

One of the leading technology training providers in the UK is looking for a Head of Curriculum and Learner progression to join the team. They deliver apprenticeships and short programmes across the digital space and are looking for an experienced curriculum manager who is passionate about all things tech!

Position Overview

The agenda is to deliver excellent training and high-level quality support that facilitates learner achievement and progression in their Digital Apprenticeship.

You will provide the leadership to deliver excellent learner success through the development of teaching and learning, curriculum innovation and quality assurance. You will be responsible for leading a team of staff and have responsibility for managing the curriculum standards ensuring alignment with published success rates for the various digital pathways we offer. Reporting to the Quality & Curriculum Director, you will work closely with colleagues within Service Delivery and Sales to ensure that the client needs can be reflected within the curriculum offered.


Strategic leadership

  • Articulate and implement a clear vision for the development of the technical curriculum and learner experience, to meet the overall strategic aims of the business in the delivery of effective, attractive, and high-quality pathways leading to long term careers in technology.
  • Review the impact of all current Learning and Continuous Professional Development offerings to identify good practice and lead the creative development of the curriculum in each area to deliver high quality training and preparation for end point assessment.

Leadership and management

  • Provide effective leadership, management, and co-ordination of staff resources across the training and curriculum teams, working closely with the scheduling and end point assessment team to ensure scheduled training is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Ensure the recruitment of training & curriculum staff is planned, timely and fully meets the needs of the business
  • Undertake regular one to one and team meetings with teaching and curriculum staff that report into the role.
  • Working closely with sales to ensure that any bespoke curriculum requests by employers can be accommodated without negative impact to the standard.
  • Work on New Product development, taking the lead on these projects when required and working with sales and operations to develop the product offer.

Quality assurance and enhancement

  • Provide leadership to the pathway teams, taking overall responsibility for standards, the quality of learning opportunities, and the accuracy and completeness of published exam and pathway success rates
  • Lead on ensuring that the business is delivering to a standard that meets the highest requirements of relevant external agencies' (e.g., Ofsted EIF) quality frameworks, policies, procedures, and codes of practice
  • Responsible for learner knowledge module outcomes and the effective invigilation processes where appropriate.
  • Contribute to and monitor progress against the Quality improvement plan actions in relation to training and curriculum.
  • Analyse data and feedback from a wide variety of sources to monitor progress towards progression targets, planning and implementing remedial actions where necessary
  • Be responsible for the production of reports, analysis, and evaluation in support of the company Self-Assessment report for each pathway.
  • Lead on the reporting progress and areas for improvement directly to the relevant Board

Operational leadership and management

  • Ensure the effective day to day management of the various pathways and delivery areas, including inducting staff, arranging cover for absent staff,
  • Monitor the views, needs and requests of learners from the various surveys to ensure improvements are implemented aimed at further improving the standards of delivery.
  • Ensure that appropriate, current, and relevant subject and academic skills developments are integrated and embedded across all pathway content
  • To lead on the development and maintenance of the learning materials, with continual focus on progression online learning opportunities.
  • Monitor progression tracking activities and learner outcomes by each trainer, implementing continuous professional development or performance measurements as appropriate
  • Monitor agreed Key Performance Indicators through Pathway Pioneers meeting to drive the achievement of company objectives and manage performance, where required.

Candidate Requirements

  • Teaching and Quality assurance qualifications in line with current standards required by Ofsted.
  • Degree in appropriate digital and technology principles aligned to the role
  • Understanding of Virtual Learning Environments and Virtual Learning Delivery.
  • Further management/ leadership qualifications
  • Leadership experience and evidence of success in bringing individuals together and forming a strong team ethos
  • Experience of planning and delivering change or continuous improvement in teaching & learning which achieved a positive impact on learner outcomes
  • Experience of data management and interpretation, and quality assurance
  • A proven track record in leading, developing or delivering teaching & learning initiatives with a strong learner outcome focus

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