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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 5


Engineering, Media studies

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

M1 - LP18 (£36,745 - £81,051)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a skilled and passionate Curriculum Lead to be part of our Apprenticeships Team at LDE UTC. The successful applicant will report to the Head of Apprenticeships and will be responsible for guiding three cohorts of dedicated and eager apprentices (a total of 25 individuals) who are pursuing apprenticeships in both civil and digital engineering with prominent industry leaders.

The ideal candidate for this position will be an adept teacher with extensive civil engineering experience, capable of building strong connections with apprentices at levels 3 and 4.

What the school offers its staff

We have introduced a staff wellbeing committee (SMILE), introduced fresh fruit Wednesdays and provide free milk, tea and coffee daily as well as a healthy free lunch. Additionally, we offer all staff from day one, an opportunity to apply for flexible working and dependant on the role, staff are able to work from home for 20% of the working week. We also offer initiatives such as the Cycle2Work scheme and Employee Assistance Programme to further support staff wellbeing. We have also implemented a 4.5 day timetable for learners, creating 54% learner contact time and 46% of the working week for PPA and CPL. 10 of the 190 days for our learners are ‘flipped learning days’ allowing further time for CPL and PPA for teachers. Please click our benefits documents in the advert to find out about all the other staff benefits we offer.

Further details about the role

In the role of teacher and curriculum leader for Construction and Built Environment targeting level 3 and 4 apprentices, your responsibilities include teaching according to the criteria set by the awarding body for BTEC Levels 3 and 4 in the Engineering Department. You're expected to deliver high quality, inventive, and interactive lessons to a diverse group of apprentices from various industry backgrounds. Embracing modern teaching methods and making full use of teaching, assessment tools, and technological innovations is crucial.

A deep understanding of the subject area is required, along with relevant academic and engineering university credentials, preferably with specialised knowledge in areas such as Mathematics, Construction Technology, Health and Safety in Construction, or Engineering Surveying & Site Engineering. As part of a career-focused and employer-connected UTC, it's essential that you possess strong networking skills and the ability to foster relationships with both local and national employers.

Are you an experienced, organised, and enthusiastic individual who thrives on shaping the future of young apprentices? Look no further! The LDE UTC is on the hunt for a talented Curriculum Manager to join our vibrant Apprenticeships Team. This is your chance to take the reins of three exciting year groups of apprentices, with the opportunity to mentor and guide them through their civil and digital engineering apprenticeships with prestigious industry leaders.

Not only will you bring extensive knowledge and expertise to the table, but you'll also hold relevant teaching and engineering qualifications at university level.

If this is you, join us on this exciting journey and apply today!

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2024 at 9am

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 19th February 2024

Start date: As soon as possible

This is your chance to be a member of the LDE UTC team who are revolutionising technical education.

  • Can you inspire young people to do their very best?
  • Are you focused on making a difference to students’ lives by delivering exciting opportunities?
  • Do you value making the learning relevant, working on real projects and developing employability skills in our future young professionals?

If so, apply to join us.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About London Design and Engineering UTC

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
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School size
730 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Email address
Phone number
07516 029 117

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