Curriculum Development Officer
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Closing Date: 11th December 2023
Interviews will take place w/c 18th December at our Bradford office
- Are you passionate about supporting young people to achieve in a learning environment?
- Do you enjoy developing learning resources that are creative, innovative and recognise the needs of learners with SEMH?
- Do you thrive on making a positive difference to the lives young people aged 16-25?
- Do you have a passion and experience of delivering Functional Skills maths and English up to a Level 2?
Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for a Curriculum Development Officer to support the creation of a suite of learning resources for our bespoke programme specifically designed for young people aged 16-25, living in accommodation services or in receipt of floating support.
You will be part of the Services Directorate and will be based within Centrepoint Works learning function based in Bradford. This is a 1 year fixed term contract.
Young people accessing our learning have told us they enjoy learning that is fun, relevant, up to date and practical. We are therefore looking for someone who can think outside the box of the more traditional approaches to curriculum development.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and creation of high quality learning resources both written and practical to meet the requirements of AIM our awarding organisation. Resources developed will be based around the Outcome Star used within accommodation services.
In addition to the development of learning resources, you will create lesson plans to sit alongside resources, Powerpoint presentations or any other dynamic learning materials and practical learning to meet learning outcomes and assessment criteria.
It is essential that you hold a relevant teaching qualification (PTLLS, QTS, Award in Education & Training or equivalent) and have the experience of teaching Functional Skills Maths and English to a Level 2 standard.
You will also need experience of working with vulnerable adults with social, emotional and mental health needs in a learning context.
In addition, we would like you to support the promotion of our learning offer across Centrepoint Work’s learning footprint in Bradford/ Barnsley. This will involve developing promotional materials, visiting services and raising the profile of our programme to Centrepoint staff and young people.
What you will be doing…
- Developing and creating learning criteria against the Outcome Star
- Creating and developing dynamic and innovative learning resources and activities with accompanying lesson plans and scheme of works.
- Develop promotional materials for services and young people to raise the profile of the programme.
- Sell the benefits of the programme to Centrepoint staff and young people in collaboration with your line manager.
- Provide regular updates to the M’Power task and Finish Group.
- Delivering Functional Skills maths and English up to Level 2.
Why join Centrepoint?
In return for your efforts you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:
- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days
- Healthcare cash plan (Cover the costs of a wide range of medical treatment including Dental, Optical, Complementary and Alternative therapies).
- Private Medical insurance
- Income protection
- Employer pension contributions of 5%
- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
- An interest-free travel loan
At Centrepoint we challenge the discrimination within society that contributes to youth homelessness, and we are just as committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint itself. We are passionate about ensuring all of our colleagues are made to feel included in the work we do and that we value the rich diversity within the organization.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, belief in any religion and none, gender identity, ethnic origin, class, sexuality, nationality, appearance, unrelated criminal activities, disability, responsibility for dependents, part time or shift workers, being HIV positive or living with AIDS, lived experience of homelessness or using young people’s services and any other matter which causes a person to be treated with injustice.
Centrepoint’s policy is to recruit, employ and promote people on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed, and to this end, our aim is to ensure that all applicants, employees and volunteers receive equal treatment.
Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Curriculum Development Officer and be part of creating learning, which inspires and ignites young people to achieve and succeed.