Curriculum Manager (Faculty Manager) in Creative Industries and Technology

Activate Learning
Oxford,United Kingdom
£35,000 - £40,000 Per Year
18 Sep 2023 08:59
11 Oct 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Construction / Building Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Additional Teacher Development Offered

Curriculum Manager (Faculty Manager) in Creative Industries and Technology

Who we are

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

This role is about putting teaching, learning and assessment front and centre of everything we do.

Leading a team within our Createch provision, you will inspire, innovate and support your team to deliver an exciting curriculum that equips students to prosper on rich digital and creative career pathways.

You will have responsibility for creating the conditions for driving quality of teaching, learning and assessment to ensure learners and your team have an outstanding experience and develop the skills, knowledge and attributes needed for their career progression.

Faculty Coordinators will support you in ensuring high quality organisation and compliance.

The role requires a proportional teaching commitment. You do not need to have taught any of the above subjects to be considered for this post as you will be joining a large group with a supporting infrastructure and tools in place for you to succeed.

This is a full time, permanent position based at our City of Oxford College campus.

What do you need to be successful as a Faculty Manager at Activate Learning?

You will be an inspiring manager, responsible for developing teachers and assessors to improve team performance, with a corresponding improvement in the student experience and outcomes.

You will have an aptitude for using technology to enhance learning coupled with good planning and organisational skills. Experience of facilitating or leading outstanding teaching, learning and assessment and achieving excellent outcomes for learners is essential.

Experience of Creative or Technology subjects is be essential, with knowledge of UAL, BTEC and T Level qualifications standards.

In addition, you will need to have a flexible approach, coupled with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You will demonstrate the ability to engage and develop students and role model the attributes that we develop within our learners.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups  
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!