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Sector Manager (Dental)

We are seeking a Sector Manager based in the Midlands area to work within our Dental department to be responsible for leading and developing the Dental team to ensure operational targets and a strong learner experience is consistently delivered.

The salary banding for this role will be a range of £25,000 to £30,000 per annum.

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Responsible to
Head of Operations
Friday April 1, 2022
Key Duties


  • Performance manage all members of the team to deliver outstanding individual and team results including undertaking monthly performance review meetings 
  • Effectively monitor team members teaching and learning practice, developing skills through coaching and mentoring.
  • Ensure team is fully recruited and you maintain a succession plan 
  • Ensure team and own CPD and professional competency is maintained 
  • Maintain a flexible approach to support your team and the wider business 

Quality & Compliance: 

  • Support team to ensure learner achieve their qualifications in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.   
  • Ensure team deliver high quality teaching, coaching, assessing through blended learning to verifying skills, knowledge and competence of learners 
  • Be accountable for the accurate tracking and reporting of learner progress against plan using digital portfolio   
  • Ensure team conduct timely progress reviews with all learner in their caseload in line with delivery model and stakeholder requirements 
  • Manage and maintain quality and compliance report statistics to the targets set for acceptable levels  
  • Access management reporting systems to self-serve on other relevant and compliance measures.   
  • Where required, invigilate learner tests to the frequency needed both internally and externally to ensure awarding body compliance. 
  • Provide regular and accurate forecasts on qualification outcomes and success rates in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.  
  • Undertake IQA activities in line with awarding body requirement ensuring to maintain standards and direct claim status 
  • Identify learners who are at risk of or are falling behind with any aspect of their qualification and take timely remedial action. 
  • Participate in and support the annual self-assessment process 
  • Keep up to date with and adhere to company, policies and procedures at all times 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding. Playing your part to protect colleagues and learners against all types of bullying, radicalisation or abuse 
  • Take responsibility for the protection of data in line with policies and procedures 


Skills and Experience


  • Organizational skills and a sound attention to detail 
  • Competent in the use and purpose of technology with strong IT skills in Microsoft office, learner management systems and Virtual learning environments 
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication  
  • Excellent numeracy 
  • Ability to manage targets and deadlines 


  • Proven experience of operational leadership within the work based learning sector
  • Minimum of 3 year’s experience as a Dental Nurse
  • Active GDC registrant
  • Working knowledge of the education and training sector 
  • Experience in teaching vocational training 
  • Experience in developing lesson plans, content and curriculum to deliver training Use of learner or employer management systems 
  • Experience in an IQA role 
Qualifications and Behaviours


  • Cava/A1 Assessor Qualification
  • Level 3 Diploma – Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths (or equivalent
  • Full driving licence
  • Relevant teaching qualification
  • Level 2 English and maths
  • Leadership/Management qualification
  • Level 4, Information, Advice and Guidance


  • Positive and engaging 
  • Inclusive and supportive 
  • Innovative and solution orientated 
  • Committed to high levels of customer service 
  • Self-motivated and goal orientated 
  • Enthusiastic and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others 
  • Target orientated 
  • Seeks ways of continuous improvement 

Due to the nature of work and the stakeholders we work with, we follow strict safer recruitment practices to include references, DBS and behaviour interviews coupled with competency CV and qualification checks. Furthermore, all roles are subject to an enhanced DBS upon successful employment.

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