Centre Quality Manager - Northern Region homebased
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Maintenance of Quality Standards
The primary function of this role is to help maintain the integrity of Pearson vocational qualifications through the provision of high quality guidance to centres across a wide range of technical, professional and operational issues, including:
●Internal and external quality assurance processes
●Awarding organisation and regulatory requirements
●Identifying Assessment malpractice and poor practice
●Compliance, irregularities and sanction issues at centre level
●Other complex delivery and quality assurance issues.
Work with centres to ensure and maintain the highest standards of quality, through the monitoring of centre provision and processes relating to vocational programmes, by:
●Assisting centres to understand quality assurance and non-compliance issues at a centre level
●Supporting centres with quality issue resolution
●Assuring the safety of learner achievement and certification
●Management of centre-wide breaches in assessment and quality process.
Provide Leadership and Support
Post holders will be professionals who have delivered and assessed vocational programmes in an educational environment. As such you will be expected to provide professional advice and support to the business, assessment associates and customers.
Maintain Accurate and Auditable Records
The provision of any quality system is built on accurate records and documentation. Due to the nature of the work relating to this role, such records must also be current and auditable.
Therefore, you will:
●Ensure that auditable records are maintained at all times
●Provide a regular report of activity containing specified data
●Produce data in specified formats.
Support and Deliver Corporate Projects and Initiatives
Occasionally there will be the need to provide short-term or long-term leadership or support for a specialist function, project or initiative as required and not contained within the detail of this job description. You will be expected to engage fully as directed meet specified deliverables within agreed time scales as specified.
The post will require a high level of professionalism and integrity to assure the ongoing standard of vocational centre quality assurance. You will ensure compliance of centre activity, through developing and monitoring plans, making judgements and providing constructive feedback in a positive way. Much of this work will be delivered within agreed time scales. The post will be outcomes driven and requires a high level of personal management and discipline to work in a rapidly changing educational environment.
● 37.5 hour core working week
● Some out of office hours and weekend working will be required, as will overnight stays.
● During peak times of activity there are restrictions on leave
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
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Education, Qualifications & Training
●Educated to graduate level
●Professional qualifications in education.
●Professional teaching qualifications.
Primary Location: United Kingdom
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Dec 4, 2018
Job Unposting: Dec 18, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1815793
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.