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Head of Quality

Kings Hedges Road, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2QT
Cambridge Regional College
Full Time
£48,000 - £53,000
17th September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
2nd October 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1176141

Cambridge Regional College have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced FE Professional to join our Quality Team as our Head of Quality.

This role is part of our College Management Group and is based primarily at our Cambridge Campus.

Cambridge Regional College is a large and inspirational centre of learning with Campuses in Cambridge and Huntingdon.

We have outstanding teaching and leisure facilities and a reputation for excellence in a number of fields.

Our campus facilities are among the best in the country, and you’ll find a modern teaching environment with lots of energy and interaction.

CRC is a college to be proud of and to be in.

In addition, we value our staff as we understand they make the difference in transforming lives, our investment in our staff has been formally recognised in being accredited with Investors in People Gold status.

Just some of the rewards you can benefit from joining our staff, include:

- Generous holiday leave entitlement plus bank holidays

- Generous pension scheme

- Discounted rates on Apple products

- Free gym membership option and discounted classes

- Discounted rates on college courses

- BUPA Health Expenses cash plan and Occupational Health services

- Free on-site car parking

- Exclusive discounts for high street and online stores with Rewards@CRC

- On site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets (Costa Coffee at Cambridge Campus and Starbucks at Huntingdon Campus)

- Free independent telephone counselling service with our Employee Assistant Programme

- Staff Development opportunities.

About the role:

This role involves leading and managing the range of quality assurance and improvement processes and systems for the College, and is an exciting opportunity to work with all of our FE, HE and 14-16 programmes.

The successful candidate will also need to work closely with curriculum and service managers and directors, lead our observation and internal quality review teams, and support improvement.

What we are looking for in our role:

You should be able to demonstrate significant experience of leading and managing quality assurance and improvement systems in a successful FE environment, together with experience of leading a successful curriculum area.

A sound understanding of all provision types including 14-16, Study Programmes, Apprenticeships and HE is desirable.

You should hold a Teaching qualification (Cert Ed/ PGCE or equivalent) along with a Degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant subject.

This is a rewarding role in which you will play a key part in our journey to Outstanding.

Closing Date 1st October

Interviews: TBC

Safeguarding statement

Cambridge Regional College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The College reserves the right to fill this vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.


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