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  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 November 2021 at 1:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 October 2021

Job details

Job role
English, Mathematics
Working pattern
Full time
35 hours per week
Contract type
£39,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience

Job summary

Post Title: Curriculum Manager for Maths and English

Salary: £39,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience

Full/part time: full time, permanent position

Start Date: 4th January 2022 (or sooner if possible)

Reporting to: Vice Principal Curriculum & Quality

Purpose of the role: This is a management role contributing to the strategic management and development of all aspects teaching and learning in the Maths and English curriculum areas and all other Academy operations.

Teaching: 15 hours per week in GCSE Maths.

Annual leave: 35 days per annum

Principal Accountabilities:

• To provide leadership and direction for learning and teaching and pastoral care of the Maths and English curriculum areas, to ensure provision of a high quality learner experience.

• To provide effective leadership, ensuring consistent efficiency, effectiveness and quality of service to learners.

• To act as first line manager for allocated staff, ensuring that staff are effectively managed, deployed and developed and that the Academy’s strategic and operational targets are achieved.

• To lead the development and delivery of an innovative and visionary pastoral care process, ensuring that the tracking, monitoring and success rates of students is effectively managed, developed, reviewed and consistently improved

• To drive quality initiatives and ensure key performance indicators are met and consistently improved through writing the SAR and QIP.

• To ensure that all student progression is tracked and monitored, that needs are identified and met by Student Services.

Key Tasks:

• To ensure the efficient and effective management of the study programme.

• To manage and develop the online ILP process, students at risk process and disciplinary tracking in your curriculum areas.

• To ensure that the Academy achieves the delivery of the course file and budgeted targets and achieve the Academy’s learning strategy objectives.

• To provide outstanding teaching for 15 hours per week, specific to the GCSE Maths curriculum.

• To oversee the quality of teaching, and the embedding of core maths and English skills into vocational courses.

• To develop and extend relationships with key stakeholders, employers, schools and universities to ensure that the curriculum delivery meets the economy’s changing needs.

• To oversee the portfolio review and self-assessment and quality improvement activities, producing an end of year SAR and monitoring the QIP.

• To ensure the maximisation of learning platforms, in line with learning and technological developments.

Person Specification


Degree or equivalent and qualified teacher status

Relevant Experience Evidence of a personal commitment to professional development and training with evidence of having led on change/curriculum innovation

Successful management experience of curriculum teams and evidence of having led on curriculum development, student monitoring and learner journey initiatives

Extensive quality, teaching in the media sector and tutorial experience especially with the 16-19 age groups, both in full time education and employment

Evidence of the ability to deliver consistently good or better teaching, learning and assessment and a proven track record or developing teams to plan and deliver an excellent learning experience.

The ability to work in and to lead teams, to motivate, train staff, and carry out appraisals, observe staff and to inspire students

Experience of effectively managing student behaviour

Knowledge An excellent knowledge of 16-19 curriculums, study programs and student progress

An understanding of quality assurance and the procedures and processes necessary to ensure the delivery of high quality education

A well-developed understanding of the particular needs of the 16-19 age group both in full-time education and employment and of the professional challenges by inner city students many of whom come from deprived backgrounds

An understanding of different strategies for raising student achievement, attendance and supporting at risk students

A commitment to the Academy’s Equal Opportunities policy, and an understanding of the implications of the Academy’s duty of care and support towards its students

Skills/Ability Leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire staff and students

The ability to influence direct reports and Academy staff to bring about change

The ability to analyse and use effectively, complex data for improvement

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively with staff across the Academy and to win their confidence

Excellent planning, organisation, IT and administrative skills, the ability to see projects through to a successful conclusion, and a general high level of efficiency

Personal Skills Demonstrate enthusiasm

Aptitude for hard work, the ability to take initiatives, a flexible approach and an ability to implement change

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

About Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to staff and student wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to Develop Talent, Transform Lives and Create careers. We achieve this through working from a new state of the art £21m Academy building, underpinned by our new 5yr strategy and a belief we really can re-imagine education.

School location

38, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL

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