Coronavirus: Please visit our Coronavirus FAQ page for the latest information.

Curriculum for Wales Coordinator

Closing date: 26/01/2022

Reference: REQ103481

Internal Only

37 hours / Secondment

48,571 - 56,307 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Only current employees may apply for this job.

We are looking for an individual to:

  • Lead on ensuring that all schools have full and up-to-date information regarding Curriculum for Wales
  • Ensure and co-ordinate a full programme of rigorous training for teachers, headteachers and a range of stakeholders
  • Encourage innovation and share best practice between schools
  • Model excellent learning experiences and curriculum planning that will ensure progression
  • Work with relevant officers on developing assessment aspects to meet the requirements of the new curriculum
  • Work closely with challenge advisers and relevant advisory teachers
  • Work closely with the Mid Wales Partnership to ensure a co-adherent approach to curriculum developments for Wales

Job Description and Person Specification

This is a secondment opportunity and the salary will reflect that of the substantive post.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training