Higher Education Standards Manager, Devon

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Exeter CollegeDevon

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £37,391 - £41,002
Contract term: Permanent

Exeter College is looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic manager to lead on standards, quality and compliance for our Higher Education provision, including Access to Higher Education. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Higher Education Department, working closely with the College’s leadership team and focusing on achieving educational excellence and outstanding student achievement.  

Exeter College is a large, thriving and growing tertiary College which places teaching, learning and student success as our top priority. We have a diverse and expanding range of Higher Education provision, which extends from Level 4 Diplomas and Higher National Certificates through to our Level 7 Post Graduate Certificate in Education and continues to make a positive contribution to developing the higher level technical and professional knowledge, skills and qualities required by the local economy and community.

 Our students continue to rate the quality of HE teaching, learning and assessment highly. This is also endorsed by our external examiners, partner universities and awarding bodies and is evident in the College continuing to hold a Gold Award under the Teaching Excellence and Outcomes Framework (TEF). The role of Higher Education Standards Manager will be central to the development and continued success of the Higher Education dimension of our College’s provision.  

The successful candidate will develop strong links and communication with our Higher Education regulatory bodies, including the Office for Students as well as all of our awarding bodies and different partner universities; working to ensure that we continue to meet requirements. They will also support our Heads of Faculty and Programme Managers to ensure all aspects of our Higher Education and Access to HE continues to be delivered to an exceptional standard.

The ideal candidate will also have experience of working in Higher Education in FE and Access programmes, as well as knowledge of current Higher Education regulation, quality processes and cycles. They will be professional, hardworking and thrive in a team environment. Above all, they will have a commitment to educational standards, quality and student success. 


The College is a Sunday Times Top 100 Employer offering a generous benefits package which includes the following;

• 35 days of annual leave plus bank holidays and a Christmas closure period.  

• Options for flexible working

• Numerous discounts at local retailers

• Cycle to work benefit scheme

• Discounted College courses for adults

• Totum NUS Discount Card

• A range of staff development and wellbeing activities

If you would like an informal conversation about the role with the Director or Adult and Higher Education, Lucinda Sanders, please contact lucindasanders@exe-coll.ac.uk.   

To apply for this post please visit our website at www.exe-coll.ac.uk/College/Jobs/ 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Sunday 23rd February 2020.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

We do not accept CVs, no agencies please.

Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

More about Exeter College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16 - 18 years
Address: Hele Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4JS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1392 400500
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