Quality and Assessment Manager Vacancy


Job Title: Quality and Assessment Manager

Job Type: Substantive part-time (3-4 days / 21-28 hours per week)

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 p.a. pro rata

Reports to: Chief Executive

Place of Work: Flexible UK location with nationwide 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 has management responsibility for monitoring the quality of provision in centres in relation to their teaching, learning, assessment and quality systems. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the post holder manages two Regional Standards Managers (RSMs) and a team of External Verifiers (EVs), ensuring verification decisions are valid and reliable and ensuring ATHE continues to meet the relevant Conditions. The post holder works closely with the Qualifications Development Manager and other management colleagues to ensure the validity of qualifications.

Candidate Profile

The post-holder will demonstrate a sound understanding of teaching/training and assessment with managerial experience in a relevant educational context. With substantial knowledge and practical experience of quality systems, the successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of developments in the UK tertiary education and/or vocational training sectors. Knowledge of regulatory requirements and their implications for awarding organisations is essential. Interpersonally strong and commercially astute, the post-holder will have experience of managing teams and working collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes.

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: alex.birks@athe.co.uk, telephone: 01603 760030.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 14th January 2019