Director of Awarding, Essex

£60000-£70000 per annum plus benefits

Posted 1 week ago | ref: 191090

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We are delighted to be working with an Awarding Organisation based in Essex to appoint a Director of Awarding.

You will already be a strong leader with experience in the further education or awarding sectors, preferably with a curriculum or quality background. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an innovate plan to implement strategy.  

Role responsibilities

  • To provide strategic direction, change and leadership to awarding functions including product development, customer experience, certification, assessment and quality assurance.

  • To shape and deliver the strategic direction of the customer journey, ensuring customers obtain a first-class experience whilst meeting the requirements of all Regulators. 

  • To inspire, lead and motivate the employees within your areas of responsibility to live the values of the company and operate in a high performing aspirational culture.


The person & qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or extensive experience of leadership in the education sector.

  • At least 3 years’ successful experience in the education or awarding sectors in a senior leadership role in curriculum or quality, ideally with experience of multiple department reports.  


A competitive salary is on offer for the successful candidate, to be based on the individual’s experience and potential. 

For more information please contact Matt on 0115 911 1136 or


About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.


The legal bit

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