Quality Improvement Specialist

6 May 2022
£31,000 / year

Job Description

About the employer:

At Futures we lead by example. People are at the heart of everything that we do, and we’re determined to help the people we work with be the best they can be. We put people first when it comes to our workforce; a happy and motivated team is vital to us and most of our people have been with us for years – so we like to think we’re pretty good at taking care of them.

About the role:

Futures are passionate about ensuring a high-quality experience for all our learners and we are pleased to be recruiting for a Quality Improvement Specialist to join our established Quality Team. As a Quality Improvement Specialist, you will work with the Head of Quality to drive a culture of quality improvement throughout the learner journey. Part of a small team of Quality Improvement Specialists, you will support your own area of expertise across all Futures’ services to provide excellence; maximising positive impact for all clients and stakeholders and improving contractual outcomes.
The successful candidate will have a broad experience of working within a further education setting and have current experience of apprenticeship standards and adult learning delivery. We value the positive impact of effective coaching, and a desire to build relationships with colleagues to develop and maintain best practice standards is essential.
**Please note that this role will be predominantly remote working with some travel within the East Midlands region and is for 8 months fixed term to cover maternity leave.**

The successful candidate:

Hold a minimum of Level 4 Teaching qualification
Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of assessment
Have an excellent understanding of teaching and learning delivery
Have a minimum of 12 months experience of quality assurance practice
Have a good understanding of the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework
Hold English, Maths and ICT qualifications to a minimum of Level 2
Have excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to support colleagues to learn and develop through coaching and mentoring

What we can offer:

Work life balance with sociable hours Monday to Friday (9 to 5)
Continual training and upskilling (including IEP and other courses)
Working with a great team and caring organisation
Pay scales offering increase in salary based on performance
Opportunity to develop and make a career in the employment sector

Employee benefits:

Pension Plus Plan: Automatic enrolment into the People’s Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution and 3% employee contribution
Holidays: 25 days Annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays during first year of service increasing to 30 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10
Westfield Health insurance covering optical and dental appointments and 24/7 counselling and advice
Westfield Rewards: Access to special offers on goods and services from 450 leading online and high street retailers
Holiday Plus: Opportunity to buy additional leave after a year’s service
Protection of Loss of No Claims Bonus/Excess Insurance Scheme: Designed to provide a measure of compensation for loss of bonus or payment of excess
Travel Schemes: Schemes with Nottingham City Transport and Tram network to provide discounted rates for regular bus and tram travel

How to apply:

To apply please submit your CV and a supporting statement which matches your skills to our Person Specification which you can find on our Job Description at https://www.the-futures-group.com/jobs/ – Your supporting statement will be used for shortlisting so please ensure to attach this to your application!

Disability Confident: As a Disability Confident employer, we undertake to interview disabled people who meet the minimum essential criteria as detailed on the person specification. If you have a disability, please make this known in your application.

*Futures is supportive of job share working arrangements wherever possible. If this were something you are interested in, we would encourage you to discuss this during the selection process.

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