Apprenticeships Internal Assurance and Standards Manager


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Kia Car Scheme


City Hub
111 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7HB

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Location: City Hub

Contract: Permanent – 37 Hours

We have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Assurance and Standards Manager to join our Quality Assurance team to support our apprenticeship provision, based at our City Hub Campus, however with a requirement to work on all of our college sites.

The Role

Leading on the processes and preparation’s for specified Awarding Organisations which includes IMI, on the centre co-ordination, reviews/approvals/re-validations and undertaking the role of Lead IQA for specified programmes.

Be a leading advocate for all staff on apprenticeship assessment and internal quality assurance practice through reviews and audits to ensure staff consistently apply robust procedures.

Leading and implementing any new quality initiatives, designed to drive up standards.

Providing training to staff with regard to quality processes on initial assessment, on-programme, gateway and readiness for end point assessment requirements to enable them to consistently meet the required standards at all times.

You will be integral in supporting teams to evaluate current practices and developing clear quality improvement actions to implement to continuously improve the apprentice and employer experience.

About You

We are looking for candidates who have a real passion and enthusiasm for teaching, learning, assessment and internal quality assurance, with the ability to drive continuous improvement in the apprentice journey across the broad provision of apprenticeships.

Extensive experience of delivering excellence in either managing, teaching, assessing and internal quality assuring within apprenticeship standards and looking to build your experience in a different role.

Educated to level 3 or higher in a relevant occupational sector e.g. Automotive /Engineering/ Construction /Health/ Management and hold an Internal Quality Assurance qualification.

With previous Apprenticeship standards knowledge, you will have experience in undertaking quality reviews/audits across the apprentice journey, providing 1-1 coaching, developing teachers/assessors in assessment and IQA practice.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Gareth Sykes Interim Director of Quality on 07973851963 or email

Interviews/assessments are planned for 6 December 2022

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.