Head of Quality Improvement, Surrey

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 224559

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Protocol is working with a further education college in Surrey to recruit their Head of Quality Improvement. 

The post holder will take an operational lead on the development, implementation and monitoring of quality improvement, quality assurances processes and procedures. As part of the Observation team, to monitor and report upon the quality of teaching, learning and assessment making recommendations for continuous development and the sharing of good practice.

The post holder will take specific responsibility for further developing the quality strategy for the vocational programmes including all funding streams. The post holder will be required to lead the continuous quality assurance. Driving the continuous cycle of performance and accountability measures including key data sets.

The post will also work closely with the MIS team to ensure timely and accurate reporting that supports and challenges the curriculum and underpins intervention. The post holder will also be instrumental in supporting the College nominee in readiness for Ofsted inspections and monitoring visits


The person & qualifications

  • A full teaching qualification
  • Assessor and IQA qualifications (desirable)
  • Relevant degree
  • Experience of successfully leading and preparing a College/Colleges for Ofsted inspection and of regulatory frameworks
  • Strong teaching background with evidence of grade 1 teaching
  • Significant experience of managing and co-ordinating a mature quality assurance system within an FE context
  • In depth working knowledge of Awarding bodies such as City & Guilds and Pearson and their qualification frameworks
  • In depth knowledge of quality improvement frameworks, regulations and recent Government policy on skills, FE, HE and Apprenticeships


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

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.