Apprenticeships and FE Quality Manager

University of West London

  • £52,392 - £58,434 per annum
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Academic Quality & Standards Office

Reference:  QUAL057

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We are the top University in the UK for Student Experience and for Teaching Quality in the Times and Sunday Times Complete University Guide 2024 and University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

The UWL community is a diverse body of students and staff who work together to create an environment of success and achievement. We celebrate the diversity of our staff and promote our values in practice through our commitment to inclusivity, progression, and success.

*University status awarded in or after 1992

The Department

The Academic Quality and Standards Office oversees the maintenance and enhancement of standards, and all quality assurance activities, processes, and policies on behalf of the University for its internal and external academic provision. It is a key player in ensuring that policies are adhered to, and translate into excellent academic practice across the University’s and academic partners’ provision. It plays a significant role in advising, training and guiding staff and students on the implementation of regulations and the operation of quality assurance systems, and the monitoring of their effectiveness. It also supports curriculum and course development and external compliance arrangements and works closely with a number of key stakeholders across the institution and externally.

The Role

The key focus of this role is to manage the implementation and further development of quality assurance processes to support the effective delivery, monitoring and evaluation of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships; FE provision; LCM Exams (LCME) and associated provision at the University. This includes acting as a key source of expert advice on apprenticeship and FE quality matters for University staff and external contacts. The role also involves managing the End Point Assessment Department within the Academic Quality and Standards Office.

The Person

The postholder will have extensive prior experience of working for an FE or HE educational provider in quality assurance role which includes apprenticeship provision. The postholder will also have a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the English regulatory framework for apprenticeship provision. The postholder will also be able to build positive relationships with people from diverse backgrounds and at all levels within an organisation.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Closing date:  Sunday 02 June 2024.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 10th June 2024.

For informal enquiries about the position, please contact Stephen Scott, Director of Academic Quality and Standards, at

Additional Information

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

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