Quality Improvement Manager

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Internal Verifier, External Verifier, Management, Quality Manager, Auditor, Work Based Learning, Apprenticeship
Yorkshire & Humberside
Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham, Other - South Yorkshire
£27,000 to £34,000 per annum
Salary Description:
V Training Recruitment
Job Ref:

Quality Improvement Manager - Apprenticeships and Work Based Learning

Barnsley, Yorkshire

Salary Range: £27k - £34k+ (flexible / negotiable for the right candidate)

Benefits: 32 holidays + all bank holidays, pension, healthcare & travel expenses

Our client is a well-established Training Provider organisation who are going through an exciting period of growth. 

As part of this expansion, they have a new vacancy for a Quality Improvement Manager.


1. Raise Standards

Take lead responsibility for developing the business to become an outstanding provider.

Lead on the satisfactory completion of the Quarterly Self-Assessment Report and Quality Improvement Plan. 

2. Quality Assure

Maintain and promote the quality management system.

Ensure the effectiveness of all processes relating to teaching, learning and assessment.

Manage the full cycle of quality improvement surveys across the organisation – design, deliver, evaluate and review.

Carry out internal audit as required –for financial and administrative processes ensuring compliance and efficiency.

Manage IQA processes ensuring high quality assessment is taking place.

3. Continuous Improvement

Conduct teaching observations – classroom based and at employers’ premises internally and for the wider supply chain.  

Provide feedback and recommendations for development and monitor improvement as required.

4. Analyse and Monitor

Maintain and manage an annual schedule of quality monitoring activities against the Common Inspection Framework, form judgments and provide feedback and recommendations to support the continuous improvement of internal and supply chain provision.

The role is based at their HQ in Barnsley and they have offices in Mansfield, Doncaster and Bradford.


PGCE/Cert Ed qualification or equivalent. 

Assessor qualification

Educated to degree level or equivalent experience

Verification / Quality Assurance qualification

Audit Experience 

Experience of Ofsted inspections

Proven experience of successfully implementing improvements

Significant experience of Further Education and/or Training

Expert knowledge and understanding of quality assurance systems, self-assessment and quality improvement strategies

In depth knowledge and understanding of the Common Inspection Framework (and upcoming EIF)

A track record of developing and implementing successful quality improvement initiatives across a training provider setting or similar, including use of e-learning/technology.

Additional requirements:

Driving licence, use of a car & willingness to travel throughout the UK

Ability to work flexibly & unsocial hours on a very occasional basis

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
V Training Recruitment
Tel: 01332869371
Fax: 1332869371
Contact: Applications Team

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