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Curriculum Manager: Health (Lead Practitioner Status)

Health & Social Care

Location:  Bede
Salary:  Competitive Salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 July 2024
Reference:  0508-24

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who has the vision, expertise and ambition to further develop a careers focused curriculum across all income streams in Health at Sunderland College (Bede Campus)

The Faculty of Health, Sport and Education is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative professional, who strives for excellence at all times; demonstrating a breadth of knowledge and experience from both industry and education, to inform curriculum development, in line with current and future reform. Having a proven track record of success regarding quality, teaching, learning and assessment and a confidence in their ability to create outstanding opportunities for all of our students.

As a strategic priority and growth area, a proactive approach to working in collaboration with key employers to strengthen our reputation across the health sector is essential; a focus will be upon provision that is co-designed and co-managed with key stakeholders/employers to support a curriculum fit for the future reflective of the highest industry practice and standards.

The post requires a visionary manager, who is organised, efficient and effective in all aspects of this role.

Leading by example and inspiring staff to support an outstanding experience, progress and destination of our students, by setting high expectations of responsibility, accountability and ownership. Role modelling our professional values, leading and managing to inform a culture of excellence is essential.

About the Candidate

We are looking for someone who has a background in the health sector , one who can lead by example and inspiring staff to support an outstanding experience, progress and destination of our students, by setting high expectations of responsibility, accountability and ownership. Role modelling our professional values, leading and managing to inform a culture of excellence is essential.

About the College 

Sunderland College has been delivering highly successful courses for more than 2- years and is one of the largest providers of post-16 education in the North East with approximately 14,300 students.  

The College has two campuses across the city of Sunderland, offering a wide range of academic and vocational provision for school leavers and adults. The College aims to develop and positively shape lives, communities and the economy through teaching, learning and development of skills. Our students consistently achieve outstanding results and Sunderland College has been ranked in the top 25% in the country for student achievement rates. In May 2022, we were ranked as Ofsted outstanding for personal development for our students. We are proud of our diverse student and staff community and provide our students with bespoke education pathways to help them achieve their  future career goals.   

About EPNE

At Education Partnership North East, we are passionate about transforming lives through education. As a leading education provider in the North East of England, comprising of Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form College we are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning experiences that help our students to achieve their full potential; and we are ambitious.  We are currently the top performing General Further Education college in the North East for 16-19 student achievement and ranked 2nd nationally.

We have a strong college community and encourage our staff and students to be their authentic selves, be respectful of others and to be innovative in how they deliver an excellent student experience by creating an exciting future for everyone working and studying across the group.

As an employer, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where our staff can thrive. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to investing in their development and wellbeing.

We believe in equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. 

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Carla Raine via carla.raine@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk 

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