Animal Care Curriculum Manager

A rare opportunity has arisen for the role of Curriculum Department Manager for

Animal Care, at one of Plymouth’s longest-established vocational training providers

Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum based on experience & qualifications

Additional performance related bonus scheme up to £2,600pa     

Hours: 34 per week


The Job Role:

ATL have 25 years’ experience in serving our community and supporting learners of all ages to move into employment. Our Animal Care team currently offer vocational training from Level 1 introductory courses to Level 3 Technical qualifications.


The Curriculum Department Manager role will:

  • Lead a busy and highly motivated team delivering consistent, high quality vocational training in Animal Care;
  • Ensure the achievement of quality academic standards, business, strategic and financial goals;
  • Maintain high staff engagement in effective teamwork and systems that develop an appropriate quality teaching environment to meet the needs of learners, staff and external bodies across all delivered disciplines;
  • Provide a high-quality, flexible and responsive curriculum that supports progression into further training and/or sustainable employment.
  • Deliver training and assessment to own client caseload and quality assure the assessment practice of the team.


The Candidate:

  • Qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Animal Care or similar;
  • Hold current teaching and assessing qualifications;
  • Hold current IQA/Verifiers qualification;
  • Have good organisational skills with ability to prioritise own workload;
  • Have good leadership and management skills with ability to support staff development through positive mentoring;
  • Confident in delivering consistent quality of training and assessment;
  • Able to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with local employers across the Animal Care sector;
  • Able to work both independently and as part of the company’s management team.


Applications by CV and covering statement , quoting reference ANC/CDM0222,

by email to


Closing date: 29 April 2022