The London College

Head of Quality and Enhancement

Cranford, Hounslow
£75,000 to £90,000 per annum inclusive of London Weighting [DQE]
05 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Job Function
Quality and Standards
Contract Type
Full Time

Vibrant, diverse and committed to quality excellence who must also meet our Minimum requirements.


Working at our modern, well-connected Cranford Campus, this leadership role will see you developing and implementing innovative ways of improving business responsiveness.

As the Head of Quality Assurance & Enhancement you will be able to motivate and influence a wide range of stakeholders and use lateral thinking to resolve issues. You will lead on external reviews and audits as well as being a key person for college business partnerships. We are looking for someone who has substantial experience at a senior level of quality assurance and enhancement in UK higher education including experience of managing internal and external audits such as OfS annual statistical returns using appropriate customised software. Persons with extensive knowledge of DAP application processes will be desirable.

The College is committed to teaching and learning excellence to meet its pledged mission.  We will expand our student support, create careers, student employability, build business partnerships and connect communities in west London and beyond.

Minimum Requirements

We are aiming at attracting existing holders of similar post and with extensive knowledge of OfS regulatory audits to fill up this position. This we consider as being the minimum requirements for you to apply. Hence, unless your are an accomplished leader in a similar position at a recognised UK HE institution regrettably, we would not be able to encourage you to apply for this position.

How to apply

We stipulate that applicants must include the following essential requirements together with their CV for initial assessment & consideration.: 

a) A cover letter stating as why you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position.

b) The details of THREE UK-based professional referees whom both have good knowledge of your current & past relevant FE/HE administrative experience for this position. 

c) your current or most recent annual salary. 

d) Your required termination notice to current employer bearing in mind this is an immediate position. 

e) It should be noted that the Appointing Panel will be most interested in your Weaknesses as well as your strengths. Please indicate these on your covering letter.

f) If you have supplied an e-mail address and should you be short listed for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. We regret that in the interest of economy only those short listed candidates will be notified but we wish to thank all other applicants who have applied for this position.

Warning: Regrettably, we are unable to consider applications from candidates who require UK working visa clearance

Please send completed applications (your CV and cover letter)  to