• Alisdair Low

Curriculum Coordinator - £25,700 - £41,600 per annum, SEMH School - Paignton Devon.

Salary: £25,714 - 41, 604 (FTE) based on experience

Hours: 40 (or pro rata)

Contract type: Full-time / permanent

Reporting to: Headteacher

Responsible for: Line manage a group of staff which contribute to the strategic aims outlined below.

Main purpose

The aim of this role is to oversee the programme delivery of our three stage programme journey, 'Bridging the Gap’. This involves:

  • the quality assurance of the intent behind the programme to remain in line with the School’s unique ethos and methodological approach to working with young people.

  • to work closely with the leadership team to develop, change and maintain the implementation of all aspects of programme delivery as outlined in the roles in responsibilities below including staff learning & development.

  • to quality assure, analyse and act upon the impact of the programme on all young people at the school.

Additionally, the purpose of the role is to inspire a creative atmosphere for staff to flourish and work together; and to establish a culture which promotes the key aspects of our School and the greater community of the Trust’s ethos.

Duties and responsibilities


  • To work with the Senior Leadership Team to determine and quality assure the strategic development of all aspects of programme delivery including:

? To develop and quality assure the Initial assessment and baselining of potential students; to assure that individualised targets meet the needs on an individual basis

? To develop and quality assure individualised programmes of delivery for new students as laid out from agreed targets set from the Trust’s three-part assessment framework

? To develop, implement, maintain and quality assure the systems of measuring progress to fall in line with the Trust’s methodological approach to working with young people.

? To work closely with the Senior Leadership Team on developing the appropriate resources to facilitate the curriculum to be in line with the Trust's ethos and methodology.

General Leadership Responsibilities:

The Curriculum Lead, will be expected to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher

  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies.

  • Contribute to school self-evaluation

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of national and local initiatives which may affect the school’s policy and practice.

  • Evaluate whether funding is being used effectively, and propose changes to make use of funding more effective operation of the SEND policy and co-ordination of provision

  • Work with educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, mental health services, independent and voluntary bodies.

  • Liaise with feeder schools when SEND has already been identified to ensure smooth transition

  • Be a key point of contact for external agencies and the local authority

  • Implement and lead intervention groups

  • Ensure records are maintained and kept up to date, and to take responsibility for relevant policies and updates

  • Coordinate, plan and chair all SEND reviews and EHC Annual Reviews

  • Communicate regularly with parents or carers

Please note that this list of duties is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the careers leader will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.