Curriculum Team Leader - Art and Design and Textiles

Discipline: Curriculum Team Leader
Salary: £41,138 - £43,564
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Job ref: 020902
Published: 13 days ago
Deadline for Application: 23 Jun 2024 23:59

Due to department expansion, we are looking for a Curriculum Team Leader to join our passionate School of Art to manage our Art, Design and Textiles areas.

The successful candidate will deliver an outstanding student experience, as you support students in developing their knowledge and skills and prepare them to contribute to the modern world of work. You will work closely with the Head of Department (HOD), the Curriculum Area Manager and the Delivery and Development Manager in the School of Art as a critical element in the Leadership and Management Team ensuring the courses you are responsible for are high quality, efficient and effective.

This is a full-time role working 35 hours per week.


Responsibilities include:

  • To manage the effectiveness of staff and courses as specified by HOD
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of staff interventions related to progress in learning, engagement, attendance and achievement
  • To manage the effectiveness of staff and courses as specified by HOD
  • To deliver high learning value, financially efficient programmes (including physical resource management) and to lead on innovation and efficiency in the delivery of learning
  • To drive improvements in colleagues Learning, Teaching and Assessment practice, working proactively and collaboratively with your LTAQ partners
  • To be responsible for student’s academic progress, wellbeing, positive behaviour and careers and pastoral guidance throughout their learning journey
  • To actively seek out and respond to the student voice – seeing students as primary stakeholders in their learning
  • To manage the enrolment, monitoring, initial skills profiling and assessment of students
  • To proactively develop and promote close links with employer/industry partners – including project-based learning and substantive industry placement
  • To create enriching, effective and inspirational programmes of learning that expose our students to real-life work experiences – including on and off-campus
  • To create sponsorship opportunities for new and existing employer partners
  • To arrange, supervise and manage students on placements, offsite visits and related activities


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The Ideal Candidate


Our ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. You should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within your core values.


Education & Training

  • Degree-level qualification in Art and Design
  • A teaching Qualification
  • GCSE 4 – 9 or equivalent level 2 qualification in Maths or be prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale
  • GCSE 4 - 9 or equivalent level 2 qualification in English or be prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale



  • Experienced Programme Leader, Co-Ordination and/or Management Role and or responsibilities within FE or HE.
  • Leading partnership work with external stakeholders to deliver projects.
  • Experience in financial management budget control and contract negotiation


For an informal discussion about the role, please email


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.

Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 44 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Teachers’ Pension scheme, with a generous 23% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


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*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.