Senior Programme Leader
An Excellent Opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Brent Start is excited to recruit Senior Programme Leader who will lead on Curriculum focusing on ESOL, English, Maths, Digital Skills and ALD and managing the development of these important curriculum areas. The role is one of two Senior Programme Leaders for Curriculum Management, who will focus on the quality of teaching and learning, safeguarding, innovation and improvement of the curriculum, ensuring the financial viability of courses.
A good understanding of the new Education Inspection Framework would be an advantage as well as understanding what is required to move from Good to being an Outstanding adult learning provider.
Provision is delivered primarily in Brent Start’s key sites in Stonebridge, Harlesden Library, and Willesden Green Library, with key emphasis on developing and growing provision in all settings.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced or aspiring senior adult education manager.
We are seeking a highly effective manager and leader of adult education courses with understanding and demonstrable experience of developing and delivering complex curriculum with excellent outcomes for learners.
This includes developing and improving the curriculum offer for ESOL, English, Maths, Digital Skills and ALD, responding to learner and employer needs, whilst ensuring the highest standards of quality assurance and safeguarding.
The role requires an adult teaching/training qualification at level 5 e.g. DTTLS or equivalent.
Closing Date: 17 September 2019
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Basic’ DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.