Head of Learning, Education, Academic & Assurance – South East

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Ref: 335 Date Posted: Monday 11 Oct 2021
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Head of Learning, Education, Academic & Assurance

Professional Membership Body

Northampton

Basic Salary Up to £60K with a £4k car allowance and excellent benefits including 24 days holiday + 3 at xmas, 4% employee/6% employer pension contribution, 3x life assurance, 10% performance related bonus per annum.

Permanent, Full Time

 

Our client a well-respected and reputable professional membership body based in Northampton is currently looking for a Head of Learning, Education, Academic & Assurance.

 

The Role

 

Responsible for the design, development and implementation of all aspects of the membership body’s professional development activities.  Manage the structure and administration of the CMS and LMS systems which support the professional development digital infrastructure. You will be managing one member of staff – Learning Coordinator

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Contribute to development of the membership body’s Knowledge Management Strategy and Development

Development and delivery of the associations academic partnership offering

Recruitment and on-going liaison with academic partners

Develop and manage delivery of academic accreditation offering including the requirements to council standards

Develop and manage CPD accreditation service, developing the CPD offering, monitoring & reporting on CPD levels for members and design and deliver the online CPD offering.

Relationship with key stakeholders on academic and education matters

Identify and Develop partnerships to deliver academic courses aligned with Competence frameworks to deliver the qualification.

Oversight, development and maintenance of tailored competence framework for academic membership.

Management of the design, development and awarding of high-quality assessment materials and tools and management of the associate assessment developers to produce high quality and inclusive assessment materials within agreed time frames to meet agreed deadlines

Liaise with internal and external subject and assessment experts.

Confidently analyse and interpret data to inform the reliability and consistency of assessment tools.

Produce comprehensive guidance documents and learning materials for accredited courses and training

Maintain the expert knowledge of apprenticeship standards and assessment plans, and the EQA quality framework

Manage ToR for STS and specialists working with head of legal and Policy Director.

Monitor any actual or perceived conflicts of interest, including in relation to the independence of assessment design and development

Accredit training or qualifications leading to membership of specialist sections, Tailored Frameworks, Recognised Specialisms or Regulated Functions.

Oversee periodic review of competence frameworks for tailored competencies in collaboration with insight and policy director

Develop accreditation and assessment processes as necessary for regulated functions and coordinate delivery with Head of Professional Development and Membership teams.

Working with the Head of Professional Development oversee integration of functions into CMS and LMS as necessary.

Write and submit the necessary reports required by the Executive Team.

 

Person Specification

 

Degree Educated

Experience in accreditation and quality assessment of training and learning

Understanding of Higher Education systems and accreditation

Demonstrate a good understand the regulatory requirements and conditions in relation to quality assurance of learning and education assessments.

Be responsible for maintaining your own on-going CPD relevant to education and assessment practice and the regulatory requirements and conditions to ensure Assessment remains compliant

Able to instigate a proactive and positive working environment

Excellent team player, able to work with all members of staff regardless of role and responsibilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills

IT fluency and attention to detail

A working knowledge of the industry and its current events

The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

Able to adapt in a constructive manner to a changing environment

Excellent time management and organisation skills

Willing to share knowledge, skills and ideas across the organisation

Values the contribution of all staff members

 

To apply to this role please send your CV

 

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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