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Head Of Quality

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    Skills and Apprenticeships

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    Pauline O'Brien

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    29 days ago

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Head Of Quality

Coyne Recruitment are a specialist recruiter and consultancy service for the Skills, worked based learning and employability sector. Currently we are recruiting for a Head of Quality. We work with some of the leading independent training providers and educational institutes in the UK and beyond.

We are currently working with a fantastic client who through continuous growth and contract expansion need to expand their senior management team. As the company evolves, they are looking to bring in a professional who can take charge of the strategy around Quality.

The Head of Quality is responsible for fostering an ethos of high standards and continuous improvement across both organisations. A champion of high standards and excellence, this unique role has specific responsibility for leading quality assurance mechanisms across the whole organisation with a very clear focus on:

Job Role:

  • Developing and implementing rigorous and reliable quality assurance mechanisms, procedures, processes and documentation across all provision.
  • To monitor the effective implementation of all quality assurance procedures and processes and to review the effectiveness of the quality assurance procedures, processed and documentation on an annual basis.
  • To work collaboratively with the Heads of to ensure that the outcomes of all quality assurance mechanisms are used to inform and support the improvement of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Work with curriculum teams to set and deliver the highest standards to learners, apprentices and employers.
  • To strategically lead on all elements of activity with Awarding Bodies and End Point Assessment Organisations.
  • To act as the nominee for all Awarding Body centre approval, external verification and standards verification activity.
  • To act as a conduit for all quality kitemarks.
  • To liaise closely with Ofsted and work in partnership with the Managing Director in respect to conducting Ofsted activity. Main duties, key tasks and responsibilities to:
  • Working with the Senior Management Team, the post holder will develop manage and ensure the consistent and rigorous implementation Best Practice and Leaders in Business quality assurance mechanisms.
  • The post holder will lead the Senior Management in the continuous review and development of policies and procedures relating to all areas of the business.
  • Lead the internal quality assurance function across the organisation, including the co-ordination of the team of Internal Quality Assurers.
  • Monitor, audit and quality assure all provision for compliance with the organisation, awarding body quality assurance systems and funding body requirements.
  • Strategically lead the gathering of external customer feedback aligned to the FE choices feedback mechanisms and calendar of activity.
  • Skills & Experience:

    • As the successful applicant, you will be a high calibre individual who can demonstrate a track record in Quality Management and leadership. Within the Skills, worked based learning sector.
    • Educated to degree level and have a proven track record formed in the Skills industry where high levels of compliance and integrity are demanded.
    • Experience of working in our sector is essential in addition to developing and maintaining robust quality assurance in readiness for internal, 3rd party external and customer audits is highly relevant.

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