Curriculum Co-ordinator - Health and Social Care

28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000 - GBP35000/annum Benefits
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Curriculum Coordinator - Health and Social Care

Location: Witham

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 37 per week

Salary: GBP28,000 - GBP35,000

The curriculum coordinator will contribute to the development of a vibrant contemporary curriculum offer in Health and Social Care and ensure a team of tutor and assessors are motivated and supported to achieve good results. The coordinator will work as part of a team to share best practice, bring about change and ensure quality standards are met.

The purpose of the role is to provide consistency across the specialist area and to plan and develop a high quality adult learning programme across a wide geographical area. This role will require creativity and innovation to change current ways of working whilst continually striving towards improved outcomes for customers. It will be important that this role understands how to plan a viable, cost effective programme that responds to customers, community, partner and funders expectations and needs.

Role specific accountabilities

* To support the recruitment, induction and mentoring of new tutors and assessors, provide supervision and performance management for existing tutors, record and analyse data through 360 degree review that contributes to the identification of developmental needs of the tutor workforce.
* Provide professional support and subject matter expertise for tutors that enable them to deliver a vibrant curriculum and course offer.
* To support the development of a contemporary programme, innovative resource base and promote the effective use of digital technology to support teaching, learning and assessment.
* To implement the quality standards across the specialist area, contribute to timely reporting, monitor improvement and identify areas for development that will lead to improved practice and outcomes for learning.
* Contribute to the review and completion of the self-assessment report as defined by the Business Improvement team and support the completion of an improvement plan and the writing of SMART objectives and evaluative statements.
* Work alongside staff in order to allocate sufficient and appropriate resource to each course within a programme and within the constraints of the budget.
* Work with and respond to regulatory bodies to ensure the provision meets required standards.
* Work in partnership for mutual benefit, reaching particular target groups, increasing funding opportunities and improving the overall customer journey.
* Contribute to the programme planning, marketing and sales campaign to build a positive brand image and promote courses to reduce course cancellation and increase participation.
* Develop new opportunities for full cost recovery provision that generates new income and reduces dependency on decreasing funds.
* Develop and supervise groups of volunteers to ensure they are supporting learning and improving student success.
* Ensure that up to date knowledge is maintained regarding any developments in own subject area and participate in staff development opportunities.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Subject specific qualification or proven expertise in subject field
* Nationally recognised Level 4/5 adult teaching qualification
* Minimum of level 2 in English and Maths
* Coaching and mentoring qualification or relevant recent experience
* Excellent IT skills including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Databases.
* Ability to manage and lead change with teams.
* Ability to interpret and analyse management data and complex information.
* Good understanding of the Common Inspection Framework
* Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
* Excellent organisational and time management skills
* Experience of teaching ideally within an Adult Learning environment.
* Exemplar communication skills to ensure engagement of teams, partners and stakeholders
* Proven knowledge of motivation skills to encourage participation and engagement
* Knowledge of the barriers to learning that can affect some students.

As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS Update Service.

Essex County Council are proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees.

This includes:

* A Local Government pension scheme
* Interest free bus & rail season ticket loans, from GBP100 - GBP5,000 as well as pool bikes & a car sharing scheme
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Excellent opportunities for personal & professional development through our specialist L&D teams
* Extensive induction programmes
* At least 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holiday days (rising to 29 days dependant on grade & length of service)
* Continued service benefits
* Staff discounts in gyms / travel agents / car sales / restaurants & days out

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us

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