Qualifications & Quality Manager - Swim England - Salary £32,413 - £34,370 per annum (FTE) - Closing date 28 August 2022

£32,413 - £34,370 yearly
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  • SportPark, Loughborough, with the ability to work from home
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time, permanent management

Job Description

Swim England is striving to create a happier, healthier and more successful nation through swimming and aquatic activity. We strive to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. As the recognised national governing body for swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo in England, we help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all our sports. Swim England is an incorporated organisation with charitable status.

Swim England Qualifications develops the leading qualifications for the aquatics industry. We know what it takes to nurture, encourage and develop swimmers and how important good quality, inspirational swimming teachers and the wider workforce are. Our products provide a framework for our professions, that are aligned to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sports and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) Professional Standards. We are regulated by Ofqual and Qualification Wales recognised by the home countries aquatics NGB's; Swim Wales, Swim Ireland, Scottish Swimming and British Swimming.To find out more please visit our website here.

Find out more about what it’s like to work with us and the Swim England family here and download a summary of our employee benefits here.

We are seeking an experienced Qualifications & Quality Manager to join our Qualifications team on a permanent full time basis (Monday - Friday 35 hours per week) with the location being a hybrid of home working and working alongside the team at our office in SportPark, Loughborough, Leicestershire.

Do you want to work as part of a busy regulated Awarding Organisation? You will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of regulatory and quality assurance activities both internally and externally, including across centres and products, in line with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Reporting to the Head of Qualifications & Quality your responsiblities will include:

- Acting as Deputy Responsible Officer in the absence of the Head of providing regulatory guidance and recommendations
- Effectively managing a small team with responsibility for quality and product delivery

- Develop, monitor and regularly review relevant quality and product policies, procedures, guidance and targets in order to meet regulatory requirements and operational objectives.

- Undertake quality assurance reviews of products

- Investigate irregularities that threaten the integrity of awarding including cases of internal and external malpractice in line with policies and regulation

If you would like to know more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

To be successfully shortlisted for this role, you will:

Have an in depth understanding of qualification design, development, delivery and assessment, specifically in regard to vocational technical qualifications
Have a comprehensive understanding of Quality Assurance policies and procedures within education, specifically vocational technical education
Have experience within a quality based management role within the education sector
Hold an assessment and / or teaching qualification such as PGCE, PTLLs, D32 / D33, A1 or equivalent with evidence of current and relevant continued professional development

If you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this position then we would like to hear from you - please apply before the closing date.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

Swim England is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility for anyone who requires it, just let us know what your needs are.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 28th August 2022
Interviews to take place during week commencing 5th September 2022