IQA (Quality Coach)

We are currently recruiting for a National Training Provider who is looking to take on an experienced IQA (Quality Coach) to work on a national basis remotely / homebased covering the South region.

The main purpose of this role is to carry out internal quality assurance for the Vocational Training division in order to maintain a consistent, quality approach to the learner journey.

In terms of occupational areas, accounting/finance and leadership/management would be real advantages.


  • To carry out quality assurance activities including observation of teaching, learning and assessment, learner journey and qualification sampling
  • To actively engage with delivery partners to ensure quality of provision is to the required level determined
  • To identify key development areas and actively contribute to their improvement
  • To work across vocational products identifying and disseminating areas of best practice
  • To work closely with delivery teams supporting personal and team development
  • To maintain a consistent approach to delivery and assessment practices across the vocational provision, in line with relevant policy
  • To keep fully up to date with Ofsted, Agency and Awarding Body requirements
  • To support the Head of Quality in the preparation for external quality visits

Team responsibilities:

  • To provide additional direction to delivery staff with quality improvement issues by way of support visits
  • To play an active role in the coordination and support for Ofsted inspection
  • To be available to assist in any Quality Improvement projects as they occur
  • To assist in training staff as the need arises
  • To ensure effective and efficient working practices which have an impact on making improvements

Person Specification:

  • Working knowledge of quality improvement strategies
  • Experience of working across varied vocational delivery programmes
  • Assessor award (A1, D32/33, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement)
  • IQA award (V1, D34, Level 4 Certificate in Internally Quality Assuring the Assessment Process)
  • Experience of delivering staff training
  • Working knowledge of awarding body requirements
  • Working knowledge of the Common Inspection framework
  • Knowledge of Skills Funding Agency requirements (desirable)
  • Possesses confident, friendly, approachable manner
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Able to persuade/influence others
  • Able to maintain authority in difficult environments
  • Demonstrate a willingness to help and support other members of staff within the team
  • Flexible Attitude to work - able to travel nationally including occasional overnight stay if required
  • Analytical skills to enable the identification of trends and determine support needs
  • The ability to produce management reports

Company Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Online shopping vouchers
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Mileage .45 paid
  • Holidays 25 days + bank holidays
  • Salary £30,000

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Assurance
  • Management
  • Quality Assurance

Application question

Are you an experienced IQA?

Reference: 34820631

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