Quality Manager - South east Region (Prison Education)

  • Job Reference: WREQ3453
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Employer: Weston College
  • Website: https://www.weston.ac.uk/
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: £35,955 to £37,095
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Are you an inspirational, outstanding and experienced teacher looking for a new challenge? In this role you will have an outstanding opportunity to work as part of the Quality team whose function is to support the delivery of an outstanding curriculum within prisons. You will have the opportunity to positively enhance the lives of teachers and learners through training, coaching and support. You will be responsible for improving teaching, learning and assessment and the delivery of high-quality training through induction, teacher training and CPD. You will also play a key role in the auditing of curriculum process within the prisons.

The post-holder will be managed by the Lot Director however the strategic direction for Quality will be led by the Assistant Principal - Quality Assurance and Accountability.

You will be fully conversant with the challenges and changes needed to respond to Ofsted, Awarding Body, and National, Regional and Local priorities. Also of critical importance is the ability to demonstrate and build on a proven track record of successful change management, relationship building, partnership working and problem resolution. You will be a member of the Teaching Observation Team to support the improvement of teaching, learning and assessment and the standardisation / assurance of the process.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted Outstanding, its Higher Education provision is graded Gold by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and has recently won the Lloyds Bank Employer of the Year award. In 2017, Weston College won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country ever to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is ranked 28th in the not-for-profit category and 21st in the overall list of south west companies in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. The College is also an Investors in People Champion and has been awarded Platinum by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.