Interim Curriculum Lead


Ref: 1444

Posted: 07/04/2021 Start Date: As soon as possible

Interview Date: TBC

Pay: Invitation to Quote

Close Date: 11/04/2021 at 23:45

Job Description

Do you want your SEND education track record and leadership skills to strengthen a team determined to improve, adapt and innovate after Covid-19?

We are seeking an experienced, energetic self-employed education leader to work intensively at the heart of our team for 8 months (with scope to extend) to deliver quality improvement and a post-Covid adapted work-based curriculum in readiness for the next academic year.

Ideally you will be located in Kent, but this project can be delivered remotely using videoconferencing, with regular visits in person subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Provision based in Medway, Swale and Gravesham in Kent.

Full-time availability is best, but we welcome quotes for part-time availability if you believe you are a great match for what we need. We are also open to proposals to deliver the work by two or more people.

Working on a freelance, self-employed basis, to take on leadership for education in a team that combines teaching staff with supported employment specialists. To pick up and develop the legacy of work from the team’s previous Curriculum Lead and develop and review the Curriculum to help further the delivery of successful outcomes for the young people. The successful candidate will play a key strategic role raising the quality of education and adapting our provision for a post-Covid future as we plan for the next academic year. This will include proactively helping to recruit and handing over to a permanent Curriculum Lead expected to start in September.

About the project

A Supported Internship is a powerful model of an education and employment programme that is proven to be effective at overcoming the many barriers young people with learning disabilities and/or autism face with employment. Our ultimate goal is to inspire, enable and support more young people with learning difficulties and/or autism to achieve sustained, local, paid work.

Key skills required:

  • Qualified Teacher Status and experience teaching young adults, 16 years + with SEND, including young people with learning difficulties and/or autism.
  • Significant experience in education and expert knowledge of Special Educational Needs and Educational Health and Care Plans.
  • Strong, proven experience of leadership in SEND education.
  • Experience of reviewing and developing curriculum.
  • Strong knowledge of quality monitoring and performance management.
  • A strong understanding of what constitutes outstanding learning and teaching and the ability to embed this in organisational culture and practice.

You will work with a team that is focused, hardworking and mutually supportive, where your skills, experience and contributions will be valued and help shape the future and quality of the programme.

No agency contact please.

You will be required to declare all past convictions, whether spent or not, as this post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1984. You will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check. bemix promotes equality in the workplace



Contact Information

Telephone: 01227 374285




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