Director of Quality

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 10-05-2021
  • Location: Plumpton, Nr. Lewes BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £43,885 - £50,875
  • Benefits: 30 days holiday, teachers' pension scheme


We are looking to recruit a full- time, permanent Director of Quality. The Director of Quality will oversee the development and implementation of the College’s quality improvement strategy, policies and processes across all provision types, including FE (14-19 and Adults), HE and apprenticeships as the college seeks to take the next important steps on its journey to outstanding.

The post holder will be responsible for writing the college SAR and ensuring all aspects of the quality cycle are supported by effective systems, processes and accurate data which leads to robust judgements and ultimately a continually improving student experience at every level of the provision.

As a member of the College’s Management Team, the post holder will also play an active and integral role in the overall management and strategic direction of the college and, in particular, provide strategic leadership in the development of inspiring, innovative and collaborative approaches in teaching, learning and quality improvement that results in students achieving the highest possible standards.

The ideal candidate will have proven extensive experience of effective curriculum development and quality enhancement at both strategic and operational level. With a detailed working knowledge of FE and HE, the successful candidate will have a clear understanding of strategies to improve the quality and responsiveness of the curriculum to meet the needs of employers.

Highly organised, self-motivated and an influencer, the successful candidate will have the ability to instigate change in a positive and realistic way.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 30 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th May at 12 Noon

Selection Centre will be held: Tuesday 18th May

Final stage interviews: 24th May (afternoon)

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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