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Quality, Teaching Learning and Assessment Manager (x 2)


£35,817.75 to £37,996.68 per annum





Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

036 – 038

Responsible To

Director of Quality, Teaching, Learning and Assessment


Bede Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


Attractive benefits for this post includes 35 days’ holiday per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a driven and experienced Quality, Teaching, Learning and Assessment Manager.

You will play an integral role in further developing and improving the quality of teaching, learning and assessment throughout Sunderland College through the effective implementation of the College quality assurance and improvement programme across the full learner journey, encompassing all aspects of College provision and all campuses.

You will have a proven record of ‘good or better’ teaching, learning and assessment practice and be an inspiring leader. As part of a central team, you will provide excellent customer service and support for curriculum departments in delivering the highest quality learning, assessment, progress and outcomes for our students and apprentices.

You will lead the College’s drive to provide outstanding outcomes for its learners, employers and community stakeholders. Working with QTLA colleagues to provide a seamless, ambitious and innovative approach that delivers excellence as standard.

You will be a key driver for our excellence approach, sharing best practice, coaching managers and taking performance from strength to strength. You will use data intelligence to inform practice and processes.

You will act as the improvement lead within any designated faculty and be the Quality Nominee for designated Awarding Organisation/s.

Sunderland College is a Further and Higher Education College based in the City of Sunderland; and one of the largest Colleges in the North-East region. It is a multi- College estate with 4 College campuses. Annually the College delivers education and training to c12,500 students ranging in age from 14-16, 16-18, and 19 years and above. Delivery spans all education routes including GCSEs and A levels, professional and technical education, apprenticeships, higher education and international.

Over the last 2 years the College has been scrutinised as part of the Governments national review of post 16 education, and also by the British Council, the Quality Assurance Agency and OFSTED. In each instance it has achieved impressive outcomes. The last OFSTED inspection report in June 2016 describes the College’s leadership as strong, evident in; “Excellent communications and a highly visible leadership team [that] underpin collaborative working across the College”; “A culture of high expectation”; and “A highly inclusive culture”. The College also competes nationally and regionally and has recently achieved Continuing Excellence for the Better Health at Work Award.

For this post applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement practical examples of how you fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity further then please contact Diane Knott.

For details on how to apply please visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies or alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 12:00 noon Tuesday 10 July 2018

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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