Location: Homebased with Travel around the UK including the West Midlands.
Serco, the FTSE 250 provider of services to government, is investing to create a best in class vocational skills business. With new funding streams and an increased government commitment to adult learning, this is a key investment priority for Serco in the UK. The Head of Curriculum development is an opportunity to help scale this business and be part of the team that builds a market leader in our target sectors. You will help define our journey and become a key leader in this rapidly expanding business.
Already a major player in delivering apprenticeships to the education sector, we are looking to grow our apprenticeship and provision and leverage our expertise in the funded training sector to become a partner to public sector employers. Alongside this, we have a full pipeline of deals to work on and want to build a robust skills and training delivery capability that will allow us to support major deals across the whole of Serco UK&E, from working for the MoD to the MoJ.
An Amazing opportunity has arisen for a Head of Curriculum development to join Serco's ever expanding Skills network and take it to another level and make Serco a Major player in this area. tHe Head of curriculum development will Lead the curriculum development process and team within the Serco Skills business.
To work closely with colleagues in the Skills unit (e.g. Delivery, Quality and Continuous Improvement and EdTech) to develop competitive, engaging, high quality and compliant materials aligned to the Skills unit's strategic plan. This is regarded as a critical source of sustainable competitive advantage to support the development of a sustainable Skills business. Therefore, the role holder must build the capabilities (people, processes, and systems) to ensure the on-going development of consistently high-quality curricula.
Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications
We have a mandate to deliver brilliantly. If you think this role would suit you, working in an exciting and challenging environment with like-minded individuals, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.
Meaningful and vital work: the nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer:
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
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