Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager

Oak National Academy

Employment Type Full time Flexible working will be considered. Our core working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
Location Remote · UK Fully remote
Salary £49,732 (GBP) £49,732
Team Education
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 29th Apr 2024 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance

Candidate happiness

8.61 (5387)

Job Description

Please note that whilst we capture CVs as part of the application process, initial sifting of applications occurs 'blind' and is based purely on the responses to the admin questions and sift questions, so please include sufficient detail as we won't have visibility of your CV at this stage.

We are looking for a Quality Assurance expert to lead the continuous improvement of our processes to ensure we produce high-quality digital curriculum content on time and within budget.

The role is based in the Education Production Team at Oak and will oversee the contracting and training of suppliers (e.g. illustrators), ensuring a consistent approach across over 12 subjects and ~15,000 lessons being produced during the next two years. You will make sure our digital content management processes, including post-production video editing, captioning and signing, enhance the quality and accessibility of our curriculum. You will work with our internal team and our external partners to ensure the optional curricula we are developing are freely available to all schools in the UK and are produced to the highest possible quality.

Job Description

Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager

Responsible to:  Programme Lead - Production 

Team: Education

Term: Permanent

Pay point and market supplement: D1

Salary: £49,732 (including Market Supplement)


36 hours per week (if full-time – flexible arrangements will be considered. Our core working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to allow effective collaboration time with colleagues).

Line management responsibility: No

Budget responsibility: No

Key external relationships: Responsible for liaising with external compliance and regulatory agencies.

DBS: An enhanced DBS check may be required for this role.


  • Lead the continuous improvement of the quality assurance and compliance elements of our production processes.

  • Manage the contracting, training and development of contractors.

  • Work with Oak’s Subject Leads and other colleagues to support partners to deliver the highest quality digital curriculum resources.

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the planning and culture of the organisation.

  • Work in cross-functional and product-oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for the Programme Lead and take on general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 2+ years experience in leading the continuous improvement of quality assurance systems.

  • Knowledge of compliance ideally in a digital/online learning for children setting.

  • Proven success in establishing and maintaining supplier relationships.

We are experiencing good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 29th Apr 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 29th Apr 2024