Team: Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy
Job Family: CBG11 Advising
Salary: £34,629 - £37,782 per annum
Hours:37 hours per week
Base Location: Working from home and any CBC offices, including Kingsland Office, Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis, Dunstable LU5 5PY, . You will be expected to attend a CBC office location on a monthly basis, and as needed to carry out your role
Contract Type: Hybrid - Permanent
Closing Date: 23 October 2022
Interview Date: 03 November 2022
Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
This is a great time to join us on our journey.
More about the role:
The Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy seeks to develop and deliver services that support adults, young people and businesses improve their skills levels, get people into work or further training and support economic growth.
In partnership with Bedford Borough Council, we are excited to be part of the Government’s Multiply initiative to support the improvement of adult numeracy skills. To support this, we are looking to recruit a Curriculum Lead.
This role involves leading on the delivery of courses, developing and managing innovative numeracy programmes and ensuring clear progression opportunities for learners. Other aspects of the role will include line management of tutors and learning support assistants, as well as monitoring the quality of the programmes being delivered ensuring they are compliant with Ofsted requirements and contributing to the service’s self-assessment process.
Qualification requirements: PTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE or Cert Ed and a maths subject specialism.
For this role, you should be fluent in English language and able to communicate effectively, be proactive in working with and supporting colleagues, be prepared to build and help develop learning provision, be confident in embracing innovative teaching, learning and assessment approaches and be able to support the delivery of high-quality learning which meets the diverse needs of our learners. In return you will be well supported and valued within our community-based adult learning provision and provided with scope to build and develop your teaching and assessment practice.
If you have administration experience, great communication skills and are a team player then we would love to hear from you. Join our team and let us help you find your greatness.
What we can offer you:
As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including:
A £250 one off hybrid worker payment, helping you achieve a safe and suitable work space at home
Support to work from abroad for up to a month a year where appropriate
Generous family friendly policies and practices
A supportive and inclusive environment that values and celebrates differences
Staff network and support groups
Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days with length of service.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance: click here
An Employee Assistance Programme offering support to all employees through workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues
Training and Learning offer – we have access to hundreds of courses and role specific training is also available
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Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We welcome discussion on location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Multiply Curriculum Lead Recruitment Pack As part of the interview you will be expected to carry assessments to demonstrate the essential skills required for the role.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Paula Brown on Paula.Brown@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or 0300 300 5758 or Janet Annetts on Janet.Annetts@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or 0300 300 6642
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Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. Therefore we welcome applications from everyone. In addition we are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
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