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Head of Quality and Academic Standards

Head of Quality and Academic Standards

A creative Awarding Body based in Central London are looking for an Associate Dean for Academic Standards. They are a specialist awarding organisation who design and award innovate qualifications in creative subjects from Levels 1 to 4 and have positively impacted pre-degree creative education experiences for young people across the UK.

The primary objective for this role is to secure the annual national standards for nearly sixty regulated qualification, ensuring grade profiles remain consistent year on year across more than 200 institutions. You will act as the final arbiter of academic standards for the qualifications, ensuring that teaching, learning and assessments are delivering consistency, reliability and validity. You will also secure national standards through strategic leadership of Chief Examiners, Senior External Moderators, External Moderators and External Assessors.

In order to make a success of the role, you will be an expert in pre-degree creative education and will ensure the needs of students, the creative education sector and the creative industries are represented in the strategic decision-making of the Awarding Body, and in the design and review of qualifications and assessments. You must have very strong leadership and management experience and previous success in change management. You should also have a comprehensive understanding of Further and Higher Education institutions in the UK.

This is a great chance to join a growing and highly successful Awarding Body with a great flexible working culture and a lovely office.