Job Title: Group Curriculum Lead
Salary: £50,000 - £57,000 plus £3000 car allowance.
Location: National
Hours: Monday – Friday

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Group Curriculum Lead to join the Outcomes First Group. Someone with an Educational background who is a qualified teacher and has significant curriculum design and development experience would be perfect for this role.


About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we care for.

Our specialist care, education and therapeutic services support children and young adults with complex needs and learning disabilities including autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Our approach increases the likelihood of positive outcomes by creating an established platform for each pupil, foster child and resident to develop both personally and academically, preparing them for their transition to adulthood.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Care and Education, Hillcrest, National Fostering Group, Options, Pathway Care Residential and Sunflower Fostering.

About the Role

We are looking for a Group curriculum lead who can develop a consistent curriculum that is innovative, creative and fit for each of our individual School’s purpose. 

The successful candidates will work with the Regional Directors, our Quality team and our Head of service, to ensure the curriculum across the group is consistent and exceed external best practice standards

The Group curriculum Lead will use their expertise to develop, implement and monitor a sector-leading curriculum and best practice across the group. They will take responsibility for the development across the Group and ensure audits are performed to monitor the effectiveness of the curriculum.

The post holder will ensure appropriate standards are maintained in relation to Education and consider how important the link with care and clinical programmes is. This will be achieved by working collaboratively with Senior Professional colleagues to ensure services are structured, staffed, trained and operated to deliver high quality and individually tailored programmes to meet the needs of each young person.


Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will be working in a newly developed role and therefore, the ability to work in a team, coach staff and utilise personal expertise, experience and contacts to ensure successful implementation and development of this strategy is key.

You must be able to build and develop relationships with a range of stakeholders, work well within a team, have great written and verbal communication skills and be organised.

Ideally you will have worked with vulnerable children and have some experience developing a tailored curriculum to meet specific needs. The ideal candidate would also think creatively of new ideas to be able to provide our children and young people with the best opportunities for development.


Essential Criteria

  • English, mathematics or science teaching experience
  • Significant curriculum design and development experience
  • Qualified Teacher Status

Why work for us

  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path


Applications are invited online though the Outcomes First Group website: If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact the Recruitment team via

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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