Head of Curriculum Planning and Performance

Favourite Edinburgh College
Ref no: EDC00429
Closes: Sunday, 14th January 2018
Published: Wednesday, 29th November 2017
Location: Edinburgh College, Milton Road Campus, 24 Milton Road East
Salary: £63,425 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Edinburgh College
Category: Education
Sub-category: Management

Job Description

Head of Curriculum Planning and Performance

Full time – 37 hours per week


Location: Across Edinburgh College Campuses

Salary: £63,425 per annum

For the future you want

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,800 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of student’s to Edinburgh Universities, with 98% of our successful full time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.


What we can offer you

This challenging role is tasked with driving forward curriculum planning and performance, ensuring effective partnership working with faculty and support teams. The successful candidate will be key in the development of improvement in quality and change in the curriculum to meet regional demands, through measuring performance and delivering innovative practice in the learning and teaching environment. Managing data compliance with key stakeholders such as SQA, SFC is equally critical, as well as regular engagement with Education Scotland. You will also be part of the college’s senior management team and share the responsibility of shaping the college during a significant period of change.

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave (44 days including public holidays and closure days), a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like childcare vouchers and cycle to work. We also have first class on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops, canteens and hair and beauty facilities.


What you can offer us

You will have a significant career in education working as a Head of Faculty or equivalent and will have recently been involved in transforming learning and teaching, facilitating the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Furthermore, you will possess extensive experience of leading and developing innovative approaches to quality enhancement and assurance, and you will have successfully managed the continuous development of a range of virtual learning approaches.

As an individual who strives to foster a culture of engagement and continuous development, you will be a motivational leader with the ability to inspire a range of teams to support in the delivery of an effective and efficient college.

This is an excellent career opportunity for someone to broaden their range of experience working at Senior Management level working in the dynamic and fast paced College sector in Scotland.


Closing Date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Shortlisting: w/c 15 January 2018

Scheduled Assessment Centre/Interview Date: Monday 29 January 2018



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