Director of Quality - Higher Education, Barnsley

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Barnsley CollegeBarnsley

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £51,034
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Quality (HE)

Full time – 37 hours

Salary £51,034 plus benefits

This post provides an outstanding opportunity to join a Senior Management Team in a College that enjoys a fantastic reputation in the sector.

With a QAA review already confirmed for June 2018 an immediate and clear focus for the role will be to get up to speed and contribute to ensuring a successful outcome.

With the HE landscape set to change dramatically in the short to medium term the successful candidate will need to navigate the College successfully through the changes. 

The College has a number of partnerships and franchise arrangements with several Universities.

Maintaining and developing these relationships will be key but as well looking at preparation and timescales for securing Degree and Foundation Degree awarding powers.

Aspects of quality that need immediate attention include National Student Survey and Graduate Outcome performance.

In addition, clear timescales will need to be agreed and delivered in preparing a high quality Teaching Excellence Framework submission 

Further improvements in outcomes for students will contribute to a clear focus for the College of growing its HE provision.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy opportunity, please contact Phil Briscoe, Vice Principal Quality and Student Experience on 01226 216 386 or by email p.briscoe@barnsley.ac.uk (please do not send applications or CVs to this address).

For further details about the role please see the attached:

  • Job description with person specification
  • College management structure
  • Self evaluation document
  • Strategic pillars


The closing date for applications is Sunday 28 January 2018.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The 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 undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2YW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 216216
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