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Access to HE Quality Assurance Manager Ascentis

Do you have experience and knowledge of Access to HE quality assurance processes? Are you looking for a development role where you can grow your experience in a leading awarding body?

  • Location: Flexible working options considered, however attendance at Head Office will be required
  • Salary: £28,259.80
  • Closing date: CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Ascentis, is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation plus the largest Access Validating Agency, with a “Low Risk” rating from QAA, working with centres nationwide to deliver high-quality Access to HE Diplomas.

As Quality Assurance Manager, you will work to ensure the integrity and academic standards of the Access to HE Diploma provision and be responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring, and review of quality assurance activities.

You will manage Subject Moderators and External Quality Assurers to ensure they are providing an excellent service to customers, while also ensuring that Ascentis meets the standards required by senior management and by the regulatory authorities.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has been involved in Access to HE quality assurance processes previously such as a teacher, assessor, verifier etc and is looking to progress in their career to work directly for an awarding body.

You will have excellent customer service techniques to advise centres and EQAs and be able to prioritise and organise conflicting projects and deadlines.

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk

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About the Organisation

Ascentis is an award-winning provider of cutting-edge qualifications for education, training and business in the UK and overseas. We’ve been committed to delivering exceptional customer service and creating life-changing opportunities for all since 1975.

Ascentis is distinctive in that it is both:

  • An Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, CCEA and Qualification Wales
  • An Access Validating Agency for Access to Higher Education Diplomas, licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency

We have a portfolio of user-friendly qualifications which include ESOL, English & Maths, Teacher Training, Construction, Digital Learning, Apprenticeships, Progression, Short Online Qualifications and Access to Higher Education Diplomas.

Ascentis has no shareholders, it is a charity and its sole purpose is to provide the optimal level of service to all of its customers. As a recognised charity we are committed to the provision of clear progression routes that enable learners to climb the ‘qualifications ladder’ and achieve their lifelong aspirations.

The flexible and learner-friendly ethos of Ascentis has resulted in centres throughout the UK choosing to run their qualifications with us

Our accessibility provisions include:

  • Step-free access to the building, accessible workstations (e.g. desk, office), and step-free access to all key meeting rooms and toilets.
  • Accessibility dogs are welcomed.
  • Papers and materials can be presented in different formats if needed.
  • Working patterns / working locations can be adjusted.

If you have any further needs around accessibility, please get in touch with the advising consultant for a confidential chat on how we can best fulfil your needs.

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    Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk

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    Closing date: Wednesday 18th May 2022

     

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