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Programme Manager - English



You will be responsible for providing effective leadership and operational management of your teams.Supporting and working with the Centre Director to ensure the area contributes and achieves the College’s objectives of becoming an outstanding, innovative and customer focussed provider that ensures growth in recruitment and delivers service excellence for all.


  • To oversee leadership of the programmes delivered within the curriculum area ensuring highly effective delivery of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • To lead and support curriculum innovation within the programme team to ensure the curriculum offer is effective in meeting the needs of learners and employers in line with national, regional and local government agenda.
  • Ensure all targets set for recruitment, attendance, punctuality, retention, achievement and progression are regularly reviewed and monitored with programme teams.
  • To promote excellence in all aspects of the curriculum, management development and Innovation, and facilitate the sharing of best practice.
  • Effectively manage the programme teams to ensure all aspects of the College’s quality assurance processes are fully implemented.
  • Lead the team to effectively engage with, and produce a robust self-assessment report.
  • Co-ordinate internal and external verification processes, liaising with awarding bodies, external verifiers and the College’s exams team
  • Support the Centre Director to ensure that programme teams are consistently high performing through effective use of the College’s performance management system, including conducting performance review meetings.
  • Lead, motivate and support programme teams so that they can make a full and valued contribution to the development of the programme area.
  • To deliver 540 hours per year of scheduled teaching
  • Support and lead the team to fully prepare for external/internal inspection and all audits.
  • Effectively manage all cost centre budget allocations in line with the College’s financial regulations.
  • Be responsive to internal and external college initiatives
  • Be an active member of the cross college teaching and learning observation team.
  • Work with marketing and others partners to raise the profile of the area.
  • Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required.

Hopwood Hall College actively promotes the value of diversity and welcomes and encourages job applicants from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates. We would also welcome applicants from LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates. We are a disability confident employer and have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the job description.


SALARY SCALE: MS 3 - £41,978.14 per annum

HOURS OF DUTY: 37 hours per week

CLOSING DATE: 25th June 2021

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