Vacancy: Head of Quality and Services


Job Title: Head of Quality & Services

Job Type: Full-time or substantive part-time (4-days per week)

Reports to: Chief Executive

Place of Work: Regular presence at Norwich head office with nationwide travel

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 p.a.

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 and Masters 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 the full ATHE centre lifecycle – supporting centres prior, during and after their recognition process, the role also carries strategic responsibility for monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and quality systems in centres. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the post holder will manage three 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

You can download the role description here. Interested candidates should send their CVs together with a covering letter, outlining why they believe they will be successful in the role, Alex Birks, Chief Executive at ATHE, Clarence House, 6 Clarence Road, Norwich NR1 1HH, telephone: 01603 760030.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th June and interviews are planned for week commencing the 2nd July.