JOB DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION
Post Title: Curriculum Lead and Fashion Teacher
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Full/part time: Full time, permanent position
Start Date: 1st September 2021
Reporting to: Curriculum Manager
Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, E17 6HL
Purpose of the role: Manage the quality of Curriculum and delivery of learning programmes, assistance to students and tutorial support.
Teaching: The post includes 21 hours of teaching per week in Fashion (Art & Design)
Annual leave: 35 days per annum
Lead the Curriculum and its quality systems within the Art and Design and Theatrical Make-Up and Drama areas
Prepare, teach and assess within the BTEC/UAL Level 3/Level 2 Fashion (A&D), Theatrical Make-Up Curriculum
Provide and organise pastoral support to students
Report on achievement rates, attendance, retention and the quality of delivery outcomes against national benchmarks and internal targets.
Manage student attendance and high expectations of behaviour in the department
Support and encourage the ethos of wellbeing and personal development of all learners
Deputise for the Curriculum manager when required
Plan Curriculum delivery in line with study programme requirements
Arranges, monitors and supervises learners on study programmes, educational visits and field trips.
Plans and prepares for inspections, SV reports and visits.
Assesses students, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of assessments.
Maintains and provides records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching and across Curriculum, including enrolment checks, attendance records and the like.
As part of the Curriculum team, the tutor acts as the main point of reference for students in a particular year or Curriculum group. The tutor’s role includes:
(a) participation in inducting students
(b) providing educational and welfare guidance
(c) assisting students in preparing individual action plans
(d) following up student absence and tracking their Curriculum work
(e) acting as the focal point in the maintenance of student discipline within
the context of the Academy student disciplinary procedure
(f) undertaking exit interviews with students
Participates in activities to publicise Curriculum.
Assists in planning and developing Curriculum and Curriculum materials.
Participates as a member of one or more Curriculum teams in employer liaison (as appropriate), maintaining standards and targets, reviewing and evaluating Curriculum provision and joint action planning.
Provides advice and guidance to prospective students together with interviewing and APL work.
Participates in student enrolment and induction.
To plan, manage and ensure the effective deployment of the resource requirements for the services that are the responsibility of the role.
Promotes and implement all Academy policies, particularly those which refer to health and safety, equality of opportunity, maintaining standards of student behaviour and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Participates in Academy programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development.
Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners.
To operate at all times in line with the Academy’s values.
Qualifications/Competencies - Degree or equivalent and qualified teacher status
Relevant Experience - 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
Experience of teaching with the 16-19 age group
Experience of the pastoral care of students, monitoring their achievements and attendance
Experience of Curriculum management
Relevant industrial experience in the area concerned
Knowledge - 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
Big Creative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.