Head of Quality & Academic Standards, Greater London


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Protocol are working with a London-based college, on their recruitment for a Head of Quality and Academic Standards. If you’re an experienced manager, capable of co-ordinating and managing the College’s quality assurance and improvement processes, then this could be the role for you. Reporting to the Vice Principal for Quality & Student Experience, the post includes work across the college with curriculum areas, the college exams team and external awarding bodies to maintain, uphold and lead on all quality assurance issues.


Role responsibilities

  • To support the development of excellence in assessment & teaching across the college and its partners.

  • To co-ordinate, manage and oversee the quality assurance cycle across the college and support group partners in liaison with senior managers.

  • To act as nominated Quality Lead for awarding bodies within the college.

  • To analyse the appropriate data and information to identify themes and actions to ensure appropriate and timely impact of improvement in QA and innovation.


The person & qualifications

  • A track record of supporting teachers, assessors and managers in improving and innovating staff practices in assessment and teaching standards.
  • Experience of upholding highest standards in Quality Assurance in line with awarding body expectations and the College Quality Framework.
  • An understanding of the FE sector and the administrative demands required to ensure the maximisation of timely assessment & verification.


As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

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.