Head of Quality: Classroom based Learning, Further and Higher Education

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Bristol (City Centre)
05 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Quality: Classroom based Learning, Further and Higher Education

Salary: £39,603 - £44,577

Contract: Full time

Location: Ashley Down, Bristol

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019 (midnight)

Interview date: Friday 10 May 2019

About the Role:

City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Head of Quality for Classroom based provision. This position is full time and will be based at the Ashley Down site. The role will take a lead in supporting the Assistant Director, Quality and Standards in the use of accurate and effective quality improvement measures to support high levels of achievement for all students, both for further and higher education. This involves working closely with the Quality team and Heads of Department to review, monitor and respond to in year trends and apply appropriate quality measures to secure improvement.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • The quality assurance of classroom based provision for both further and higher education
  • Providing data analysis of key data sets and preparing reports integral to the improvement of quality
  • Developing strategies and support to ensure compliance with awarding organisations
  • Ensuring good relationships with awarding organisations by acting as the key account manager
  • Planning and co-ordinating audit activity to support quality improvement
  • Working with University Validating partners and lead on Higher Education Quality Code

We are looking for someone with experience and good skills in data analysis and report writing who is confident in working in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities.

You will also need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.

Life at City of Bristol College:

Benefits City of Bristol College offers:

  • a generous holiday entitlement of 30 holiday days (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)
  • membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.48%
  • death in service benefit 3x salary (if a member of the pension scheme)
  • cycle to work scheme
  • a variety of online shopping discounts and offers
  • free car parking at most college sites
  • a supportive package of continuous professional development
  • as well as a range of staff support packages

About the College:

City of Bristol College is one of the City’s largest employers, based at four different sites across the City. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.

If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information.

How to Apply

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You will be directed to City of Bristol College’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.


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