Curriculum Manager - Motor Vehicle, Engineering & Blacksmithing

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 09-08-2021
  • Location: Plumpton, Lewes BN
  • Salary: £36,735 - £41,388 per annum
  • Benefits: Teachers Pension, market related supplement/relocation allowance


An exciting opportunity to lead Motor Vehicle, Engineering and Blacksmithing division which delivers a range of further education and apprenticeship programmes, and adult skills courses. Leading a team of dedicated staff, the Curriculum Manager will ensure we deliver the best possible experiences to our students, helping them to maximise their potential and make positive progress towards their timely success, future study and employment.

We are seeking an inspirational leader, who is enthusiastic to deliver the highest standards to our students. Knowledge of motor vehicle, Engineering or Blacksmithing would be an advantage but not essential, more importantly, the successful candidate will possess effective people management skills reflected in a track record of managing high performance in teams.  You will need to be able to influence and build relationships internally and externally to raise awareness of the future ambitions and developments for training in this sector and ideally hold a degree level teaching qualification.

As well as a competitive salary, the successful candidate will be offered a market related supplement and / or relocation allowance depending on experience.  You can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 30 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as upto 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Cycle to Work Scheme, plus access to employee discounts.  Staff also have access to excellent CPD opportunities.

Plumpton College has been on an upward trajectory in quality, growth, profile and financial sustainability for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. We are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

Closing date for applications : Monday, 9th August 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held : Monday, 16th August 2021

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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