ATHE Head of Quality and Assessment Vacancy


Job Title: Head of Quality & Assessment

Job Type: Substantive part-time (3-4 days per week)

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 p.a. pro rata

Reports to: Chief Executive

Place of Work: Flexible UK location with nationwide and some international travel. The post holder will also need to make regular visits to the Norwich head office.

About ATHE

We are a regulated awarding organisation based in Norwich with a rapidly increasing international profile, working with 200 recognised centres in over 35 countries to complement our strong brand presence in the UK.

We offer a diverse portfolio of vocationally orientated and internationally recognised qualifications, many of which are eligible for UK funding. Our qualifications are also approved as progression pathways to relevant Bachelor’s and Master’s Top Up degrees by a growing number of UK and international Universities, providing significant tertiary education opportunities for our learners.

About the Role

The role represents a challenging yet dynamic career advancing opportunity at a senior level based in the UK with the potential for international travel. With leadership responsibility for monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and quality systems in centres. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the post holder will manage two direct reports and a team of associates nationally.

Candidate Profile

You will have requisite experience of regulatory frameworks, quality assurance processes and of teaching and learning. You will be an energised team player looking to make your mark in an expanding and diversifying business. You will be a flexible, creative individual who will combine thoroughness of process and procedure with commercial acumen, an ability to meet deadlines and will respond positively to performance related incentives.

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Application Process

The full role description can be downloaded here. Interested candidates should submit a completed application form, together with their CV and a covering letter outlining why they believe they will be successful in the role, to Alex Birks, Chief Executive at ATHE, Clarence House, 6 Clarence Road, Norwich NR1 1HH, email:, telephone: 01603 760030.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 12th September. Provisional dates for interviews are the 14th and 17th September – applicants are requested to plan diaries accordingly.