James Ray Recruitment are current working with a leading East Riding based college to recruit a Curriculum Lead for Agriculture and Countryside. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day operational running of these curriculum areas, you will coordinate and lead on teaching and learning, attainment across the areas, and work closely with the Head of Department, ensuring that the overarching strategic aims and objectives of the Land based department are realised.
What does the role involve?
Day to day coordination of the delivery of the relevant curriculum in line with the College’s overall strategy, whilst driving the development of new and existing provision, improving the effectiveness of resources, developing effective team and industry relationships as well as achieving Further Education (FE) outcomes.
• To manage the delivery and quality assurance across a range of courses or groups, leading the delivery team (made up of lecturers, personal development coaches, instructors and in some cases technicians) to ensure timely completion of activities related to the planning and quality cycle, including:
• Internal verification/exams
• Preparing for external verification, liaising with HoD or CAM
• To ensure the delivery team provide regular assessment, feedback, student progress reporting, marking of examinations and the appropriate management and supervision of student educational visit programmes are in place.
• Work with the HoD or CAM to contribute to Quality Assurance processes in college, including Annual Course Monitoring and Self- assessment.
• To develop existing and initiate new curriculum development with college managers/course teams.
• To embrace new learning technologies and implement the same within the programmes allocated.
• Work with the HoD/CAM to contribute to the performance development reviews of the delivery team on allocated programmes, lead on informal performance management processes.
• Advise the HoD/CAM on the identification and prioritisation of curriculum resources to meet students’ needs
• Contribute to a sensitive and supportive approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.