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Curriculum Manager

4 Pinchin Street, London, UK

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent

Workspace

Office

Schedule

Monday to Friday

Pay

£32500 - £35000 per year

Application Deadline

20 June 2024

Expected Start Date

2 September 2024

About the Company

OMG Education is an independent school offering a comprehensive and unique learning experience; we are not affiliated with specific religious, political, or governmental organisations. Our independence allows us to create an inclusive environment where students can explore their interests and talents.

About the Role

OMG Education seeks an experienced and visionary Curriculum Manager to lead the design, development, and implementation of educational programs that empower learners to achieve academic excellence. As the Curriculum Manager, you will play a crucial role in shaping the educational direction of our institution, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, innovative, and relevant curriculum.

Job Description and Person Specification

OMG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and/or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants must undertake safer recruitment checks, including social media and criminal record checks.


The post you are applying for is exempt from the 'Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974’. You will be required at the interview stage to declare any unspent convictions, spent convictions, pending charges/current Police investigations, bind overs, warnings/ cautions or reprimands.


School: OMG Education Independent School

Location: Whitechapel

Start Date: Sep 2024


Key Responsibilities


Curriculum Development:


● Lead the design and enhancement of educational programs that align with industry standards, learner needs, and institutional goals.

● Collaborate with subject matter experts and educators to develop comprehensive, outcome-driven curriculum frameworks.

● Oversee the creation of course materials, lesson plans, and assessment tools that promote active learning and critical thinking.


Program Evaluation and Enhancement:


● Regularly assess the effectiveness of existing programs through data analysis, feedback collection, and industry research.

● Implement improvements and updates to curriculum content, methodologies, and delivery techniques to optimise learner outcomes.


Educational Innovation:


● Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and educational advancements to drive curriculum design and delivery innovation.

● Foster a culture of creativity and continuous improvement within the curriculum development team.


Staff Leadership and Development:


● Manage and guide a team of teachers, ensuring cohesion, collaboration, and professional growth.

● Provide mentorship, training, and support to team members to enhance their skills and expertise.


Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:


● Collaborate with educators, subject matter experts, and industry partners to ensure curriculum relevance and alignment with real-world demands.

● Engage with stakeholders to gather input, address concerns, and ensure a holistic approach to curriculum design.


Quality Assurance:


● Establish quality standards for curriculum content, ensuring consistency, accuracy, and compliance with educational regulations.

● Conduct regular reviews and audits of materials to maintain the highest level of educational excellence.


Qualifications and Requirements:


● A relevant degree in education, Curriculum Development, or a related field.

● Proven experience in curriculum management, preferably in an educational institution.

● Strong understanding of educational pedagogies, learning theories, and assessment strategies.

● Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to inspire, guide, and motivate teams.

● Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

● Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.

● Proficiency in educational technology and tools for curriculum development and delivery.


Benefits:

· Opportunities for professional development and career progression.

· Competitive salary based on experience.

· Supportive and collaborative working environment.

· Supportive senior leadership team.

· Smart-casual dress code.


Person Specifications:


1. Essential Criteria


Leadership and Management:

● Proven track record of successful leadership in a school environment, with a demonstrable ability to inspire and motivate staff, students, and the wider school community.

● Excellent strategic planning skills with a clear vision for the future of the school.

● Strong financial management skills and experience in budget allocation and resource management.

● Ability to build a strong and cohesive senior leadership team.


Educational Vision and Values:

● A deep understanding of the independent school sector and its ethos.

● A clear and well-articulated educational philosophy aligned with the school's values.

● Commitment to delivering a high-quality education that fosters academic excellence, personal development, and well-being for all students.


Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

● Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including students, staff, parents, governors, and the wider community.

● Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive and trusting relationships.

● An approachable and empathetic leader who can listen effectively and address concerns.

● Safeguarding and Wellbeing:

● A deep commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people.

● A strong understanding of relevant safeguarding legislation and policies.

● Ability to create a safe and secure learning environment.

● Professional Development:

● A commitment to continuous professional development for themselves and staff.

● Up-to-date knowledge of educational developments and best practices.


2. Desirable Criteria

● Experience of working in an independent school environment.

● A strong record of raising standards and achievement.

● Experience of curriculum development and implementation.

● Experience of managing and leading staff performance and development.

● Experience of marketing and admissions in the independent school sector.


3. Qualities

● Integrity and strong moral compass.

● Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

● A sense of humour and resilience.

● A passion for education and a belief in the potential of all students.


4. Selection Process

The selection process will involve a written application and an aptitude test. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and potentially a presentation.


5. DBS Check

An enhanced DBS check will be required before the appointment.

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