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Curriculum Manager

The main purpose of this role is to develop and maintain curriculum and delivery models for Aspiration Training’s learning programmes. This involves the creation of engaging learning materials and associated collateral to support outstanding teaching and learning.

Department
Curriculum management
Location
West Midlands - Office based
Responsible to
Managing Director
Posted
Wednesday June 26, 2019
Key responsibilities
  • Set out clear schedules to review and update all delivery models, curriculum and learning resources to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Manage the implementation of new delivery models curriculum and learning resources as required
  • Undertake editorial, technical and functional reviews of deliverables against apprenticeship standards and other learning courses.
  • Develop effective learning resources offering high-quality teaching and learning into delivery models.
  • Provide a high quality, learner experience fit for the target market to support high achievement of qualifications.
  • Working with graphic designers to ensure the end product is engaging learning content.
  • Control any expenditure related to the development of content.
  • Effectively communicate production schedules and progress, risks and issues to all relevant parties through agreed processes.
Key duties
  • Develop content to national standards for learning delivery to agreed time, budget and quality.
  • Agree the scope, scale and content of learning programmes and delivery models.
  • Provide detailed delivery solutions, schemes of work, content and staff training materials.
  • Translate operational and employer requirements into effective learning programmes.
  • Support implementation and roll out of new products and resources.
  • Provide evidence to show that schemes of work cover curriculum, awarding body, quality, audit  and operational
  • Support in gaining centre approval and accreditation for any new qualifications to be delivered sourcing the most appropriate awarding organisation.
  • Support with the development and mapping of key employer internal programmes to maximise impact and efficiency.
  • Ensure delivery models and resources are embedded into delivery practice via sector standardisation, training and development and observations of teaching and learning.
Management competencies
Criteria Requirement
Influencing Ability to influence colleagues and work collaboratively
Leading by example To be an excellent role model for other team members
Achieving value for money Ensuring full compliance with meeting company budgets
Managing change Ensuring change is successfully implemented into team processes
Target setting Ensuring realistic targets are set, for development timescales
Developing individuals Implement training solutions to ensure effective roll out of new content
Ownership Taking responsibility for the delivery models and learning resources
Problem solving Can translate complex requirements into end products
Customer focus Maintaining high levels of customer service to internal and external stakeholders
Behavioural competencies
Behaviour Requirement
Empowerment Provide team with the confidence and ability to excel in their job roles
Approachability To be accessible to colleagues and work in a supportive manner
Participative approach Ensure an inclusive approach to decision making
Acting with integrity Ensure all employees are treated fairly and without prejudice
Empathy Take an empathetic approach to the implementation of new products
Personal specification

Experience & knowledge:

  • Experience in the development of apprenticeship delivery models and learning resources.
  • Extensive experience in the delivery of Apprenticeships and other learning programmers
  • Commercial acumen and credibility
  • Thorough working knowledge of effective learning techniques

Skills:

  • Organisational skills and sound attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
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