Salary: £52,038

37 Hours Per Week and Full Time

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA

Newcastle College is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader for their Music and Performing Arts Curriculum. Join Newcastle College as our new Head of Curriculum for Music and Performing Arts and become a pivotal force in shaping the future of our well-established provision.

Our Music and Performing Arts department boasts exceptional facilities and a dedicated team committed to nurturing students' talents and preparing them for success in their chosen industries. Situated within the vibrant Faculty of Digital & Creative Industries, this role offers ample opportunities for cross-faculty collaboration and professional growth.

With the landscape of these sectors experiencing significant growth and transformation, we seek a dynamic leader to drive our curriculum forward. You'll play a central role in delivering an outstanding student experience across Further Education, Higher Education, Adults, and Apprenticeships.

As Head of Curriculum, you'll be at the forefront of leadership, responsible for driving continuous improvement and exceeding key performance indicators. Your duties will include staff development and performance management, stakeholder engagement, curriculum development, and ensuring excellence in teaching, learning, and assessment.

Your leadership will be instrumental in aligning our curriculum with local needs, addressing regional skills gaps, and fostering collaboration both within and outside the college. Managing budgets effectively, forging external partnerships, and promoting civic commitment will be integral aspects of your role.

We're seeking a candidate with substantial experience in the Music, Performing Arts, or Creative Industries sectors, coupled with a proven track record of team management in an educational setting. Exceptional organisational skills and a comprehensive understanding of FE, HE, Adult, and Apprenticeship funding, compliance, and delivery are essential.

This role offers the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the lives of our students and the broader community. If you're passionate about driving excellence and innovation in education, we invite you to join us in this exciting journey at Newcastle College. Apply now and be part of our dynamic team!

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Veronica Spowart veronica.spowart@ncl-coll.ac.uk who is the Director of Faculty.

Please note that applications may be managed by our recruitment partner Imperial Recruitment Group. By submitting your application for this role you confirm that you agree to us sharing your personal data with Imperial Recruitment Group.

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