Ealing Council


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Job Title

Curriculum Innovation and Development Manager

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Job type

Full Time

Salary package

£55.155,00 - £57.201,00 pa (inclusive), Grade 14

Job description

About Ealing

Ealing is a world class borough within a world class city. On the doorstep of Heathrow, home to the UK’s largest regeneration programme at Old Oak and Park Royal and hosting five new Elizabeth Line stations, the borough has unrivalled connectivity. This means the borough has huge potential for good growth, job creation, and investment at a scale of regional and national significance. Ealing’s seven towns, each with their own unique identity, support a genuine community-led approach to regeneration, and accommodating London’s largest reservoir of industrial land puts Ealing at the forefront of growing and attracting multiple high growth sectors to help transform West London’s economy and create tens of thousands of new jobs. This combined with award winning parks linked by the Grand Union canal network, and one of the country’s most diverse and skilled populations, makes Ealing a great place to work, live and play.

About the post and you

This is newly created post within a new cross-cutting Economy & Sustainability Directorate under fresh and ambitious leadership. You would have an excellent opportunity to expand and consolidate your career by operating across an extensive peer group and diverse range of services within a newly created Regeneration, Economy & Skills department.

Ealing Adult Learning and Skills is seeking a forward-thinking and results-driven Curriculum Innovation and Development Manager to join our senior leadership team. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with extensive strategic experience to drive our service forward, ensuring that provision is strategically targeted to maximize external funding. If you are passionate about education, thrive on driving impactful changes, and are eager to seize commercial opportunities, we invite you to be part of our ambitious and dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership: Lead on strategic alignment and innovation across the entire curriculum, fostering communities of learning and upskilling residents for work, life, and civic participation.

Business Growth: Drive a business approach, taking a strategic role in maximizing the financial growth of the service. Secure new funding bids and create opportunities for new partnerships, extending collaborations with stakeholder organizations to facilitate business generation.

Financial Viability: Lead and ensure the cross-service curriculum strategy and planning are financially viable. Align curriculum planning with local/regional/national priorities and respond to policy and funding directives. Guide the whole-service curriculum planning process in alignment with business planning and financial targets.

Progression and Income Generation: Ensure the service achieves progression, external destination, and income generation objectives. Develop a value-for-money, flexible, and responsive curriculum offer by working closely with the management team, external stakeholders, funders, and employers.

Leadership and Management: Demonstrate outstanding leadership and management skills to ensure all learners reach their maximum potential. Effectively support, direct, and performance manage management teams and staff. Thrive in a fast-paced environment with a clear vision of quality improvement strategies.

Government Agencies and Ofsted Compliance: Possess knowledge of government agencies’ requirements and extensive experience of Ofsted inspection processes.

This post is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process.

This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role.  This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.

Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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