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Senior Learning Manager
Location: Derby
Date: 16 Oct 2020

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Learning Manager – Quality, Information and Support in a temp position for our client in Derby.

The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.


• To take lead responsibility in the Adult Learning Service for the management of:

• Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement

• Learner Information including destination and impact

• Learner Support

• Health and safety relating to staff, learners and accommodation 

Key Deliverables:

• Operational change management and project implementation

• Manage exams and streamline process

• Review and overhaul of the online enrolment process

• Design and implement online learner feedback system

• Overview of ongoing IT issues with students and staff

The person would need to demonstrate these skills, qualifications and experience: -

• High levels of IT project management experience

• Track record of successfully developing, implementing and reviewing policies and procedures followed by swift and efficient implementation

• Understanding of necessary legal and regulatory documents

• Ability to address problems and opportunities for the company

• Excellent communication skills

• Degree or equivalent

• Experience in education sector

• Excellent problem-solving skills


To take lead responsibility for quality assurance and improvement in order to raise standards in teaching and learning across the Service by:

• implementing the service’s Quality Assurance system

• organising and moderating the formal Observation of Teaching, Learning and Assessment process,

• monitoring the work of Quality Advisers 

• monitoring quality improvement plans

• To ensure all accommodation is fit for purpose

• To co-ordinate continual professional development for all staff within the Service.

• To manage the Quality, Information and Support team in accordance with Council procedures and objectives

• To ensure that all regulations and requirements relating to learner examinations and accreditation are met.

• To gather, analyse and interpret information relating to the performance of the service with particular reference to learner feedback, learner satisfaction,  destination and impact

• To oversee the management of the national annual learner survey, focus groups and other forms of learner feedback

• To manage budgets in accordance with DCC financial regulations

• To plan and monitor the provision of the Learner Helpline to meet the needs of learners, employers and other organisations

• To take lead responsibility for partnership activity relating to quality, information and support including the development of and commitment to service level agreements and contracts in order to ensure compliance

• To take lead responsibility of all aspects of all learner and learning support provision to ensure contractual compliance, high quality provision and access to learning for all learners

• To contribute to the strategic direction of the Service as a member of the Senior Management Team to ensure that the Service is responsive to all government initiatives and achieves the targets set by the Skills Funding Agency and the council.

• To participate in regional quality improvement of adult learning as part of the East Midlands Local Authority Peer Review Project to ensure quality improvement. 

• To prepare for and participate in inspections of the service by Ofsted


Educated to degree level or equivalent

Experience in IT project management

Experience in education


Start date: 25.10.2020

Hours per week: 37

If you are interested please call 01707663777.