Head of Curriculum Delivery

Oak National Academy

Location Fully remote
Salary £71,260
Team Education
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 7th Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance

Candidate happiness

8.67 (4262)

Job Description


  • Develop and manage a high performing department, leveraging internal and/or external relationships.

  • Responsible for all decisions relating to the performance and function of the curriculum delivery department.

  • Using our programme management and curriculum design approach, and working with our curriculum partners, oversee the successful creation of our full curriculum packages (~18 subjects and ~15,000 lessons).

  • Oversee curriculum partner relationships and contract performance management.

  • Represent Oak externally at conferences, webinars and subject leadership events, both in-person and online.

  • Contribute to the strategy, planning and model the culture of the organisation.

  • Manage a departmental budget (minimum of 6-figures).

  • Member of the Oak leadership team. 

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for the Director of Education and take on other general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 5+ years experience in leading & managing high quality programme delivery.

  • Experience of recruiting, developing and managing a high performing department.

  • Experience of managing external partners or stakeholders to deliver projects or specific goals.

  • Experience of managing a 6 figure budget.

  • Knowledge of education policy, digital resource creation and digital standards.

  • Working knowledge of the National Curriculum in England and how schools operate.

The successful candidate will have a desire to contribute in all areas to ensure Oak is successful. You will be comfortable working at pace and you will continuously look at ways that the team can work more smartly. You will be excellent at working as part of a remote team, building relationships and managing your time effectively.

Next steps

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the button on the top right.

You’ll answer some questions that are related to your day-to-day job. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes completing a task and a formal interview carried out remotely over zoom. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process we'll share how well you performed.

We are aiming to hold interviews in the week commencing 15 December and this is likely to take 1.5hours. 

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Wed 7th Dec 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Wed 7th Dec 2022