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Curriculum Co-ordinator, Adult Community Learning

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Tutor / Trainer,Childcare and Education,Employability / Welfare to Work,Functional Skills / Basic Skills,SEN (Special Education Needs)

Permanent | Part Time




Curriculum Co-ordinator, Adult Community Learning

Ref: 004209

Salary: £31,369 p.a pro rata

26 hours per week

We are looking for a part time Curriculum Coordinator who has experience of working in the learning and skills sector. Swindon Borough Council (SBC) deliver their Adult Community Learning provision in community and town centre settings, often close to where our learners live.

During 2018-19 we have transitioned from fully subcontracted provision in early 2018 to now employing a team of tutors. This academic year we will have delivered circa 40% of our courses and next year we aim to deliver 80% and subcontract 20%. This new post will have line management of some tutors and be responsible for planning and implementing our courses, working with others in our team, internal and external stakeholders and partners.

The purpose of this role is to:

Manage an innovative programme of outreach provision in partnership with community organisations, within budget and which meets the needs of local residents and partner organisations in the community.

Widen participation in adult learning by identifying new partners, talking to stakeholders and implementing a community engagement strategy to increase learner recruitment.

Ensure learners are provided with an excellent learner experience and high quality teaching and learning in line with our curriculum aims and to ensure the continuous quality improvement of the provision.

Coordinate staffing and resources and line manage a number of academic staff.

Support the Manager of Adult Community Learning (ACL) in providing leadership and management of the curriculum in line with local and national priorities.

SBC Adult Community Learning (ACL) Plan 2018-21 was established to identify and meet the local skills needs of our priority groups. Increasingly we are working with SBC internal teams such as Housing, SEND, Care Leavers, Adult Social Care and our Supported Employment provision. Our engaging and progressive curriculum has been informed by our needs assessment and ongoing dialogue with partners and stakeholders. We operate within the SBC Employment, Skills and Lifelong Learning team.

You are expected to work flexibly in order to be able to carry out the role. A good knowledge and experience of implementing education, skills and employment policy, funding and services will be needed.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role). This role is subject to a disclosure check under the barring service.

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Closing date: 2 July 2019

Interview date: 15 July 2019

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