Milton Keynes College

Head of Quality

£48,000 Per Annum
15 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Vacancy Filler
Job Level
Head of, Manager
Quality / Standards
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Milton Keynes College is seeking a professional Head of Quality to inspire and lead a high performing Quality team.

The key responsibility will be to ensure that the College quality systems and practices continue to evolve in a way that enables staff teams to secure great progress for all our students, helping them to realise their potential.

As Head of Quality, you will work closely with the Assistant Principal: Quality & Student Experience to drive a culture of continuous quality improvement that fosters innovation as well as promoting rapid support and intervention to secure a great student experience. 

Location: Chaffron Way Campus
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: Circa £48,000 per annum 

Reporting to: Assistant Principal: Quality and Student Experience
Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

More about the rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax-free childcare scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more…


As the successful candidate, you will have

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in relevant field
  • Evidence of continuing commitment to self-development through courses and work undertaken
  • Proven track record of delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
  • Experience of internal and external assessment, standardisation and verification processes.
  • Strong influencing skills and willingness to collaborate and co-operate.
  • An experienced observer/ reviewer of teaching, learning and assessment
  • Good research skills and an inquiring mind that actively explores the emerging practice and utilises research-based evidence to innovate
  • A flexible approach and a willingness to maintain an up-to-date understanding of developments within the educational sector and/or industries pertinent to the College’s curriculum and students


More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High-Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions, therefore, undergo a thorough onboarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.

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