Sessional Internal Quality Assurance Lead

Derby College Group (DCG) supports employers across the local region and the UK, by training learners who will become the workforce of the future. We are recruiting a sessional Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Lead to join our Professional Construction team based at our Roundhouse Campus in Pride Park, Derby. If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at

The Role

Within this role you will be pivotal to the success and quality assurance of the Professional Construction provision the College delivers to 150 students from across the East Midlands. The team you’ll be joining is energetic and diverse, with colleagues ranging from recent graduates to those with over 35 years’ experience within the construction industry to those who have been teaching with us for 6 years.

We are recruiting a sessional Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Lead to join our excellent Professional Construction Academy at Derby College. This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your specialist knowledge and support assessors, trainers and teachers in ensuring that compliance to all expectations of DCG, Awarding Organisations and End Point Assessment Organisations (EPAOs) are always achieved or exceeded.

Our learners range from 16 to 18 years old and adult learners on a variety of courses including Higher Technical Qualifications (Level 4 & 5), T-Levels (Level 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 3 and Level 4).

About you

You will be responsible for and lead the Internal Quality Assurance process across all the qualifications and apprenticeships delivered in the Professional Construction Academy across all levels of study. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the IQA and EQA processes, in addition to holding an A1 Award, as well as a V1 Award (or willing to work towards this in the first year of employment).

The Benefits

  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 23.68% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.