Manchester, UK
13 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Tutor/IQA woring with YP AGED 15-18


Salary upto £26k dependant on experience.

Whats it all about??

To assure the quality of assessment processes and the experience for all learners and to drive the improvement of timely progression and achievement in line with Awarding Organisation standards and guidelines, Skills Solutions Policy, Procedure and wider quality frameworks.

Support the Delivery Team Lead IQA by taking responsibility for proactive contribution to the ongoing improvement of assessment and IQA practice within the Delivery Team and therefore contributing to the sustained and managed improvement across the assessment centre as a whole.


Implement Skills Solutions Internal Quality Assurance Framework to ensure consistency and compliance to internal and external policy, procedure, guidelines and requirements.

Monitor the quality and efficiency of assessment practice, progress towards milestones and assessment decisions through adherence to a robust sampling plan of portfolio sampling, observations of assessment practice and risk assessment to safeguard the assessment centre status and maximise learner achievement potential.

Provide both verbal and written feedback to Assessors that is detailed, constructive and developmental in order to improve understanding, the quality of assessment practice and the ability for individual Assessors to respond to challenges and drive progression, achievement and positive outcomes for all.

Complete records fully and contemporaneously and ensure the prompt and managed completion of actions to enable timely submission and processing to maximise timely success.

Support and guide Assessors in line with emergent and identified development needs and standardisation themes to continuously improve the quality and rigour of assessment for learners.

Monitor and respond to learner and employer feedback to continuously improve the learning experience for individuals and groups.

Implement feedback from internal and external quality reviews and audit to continuously improve the service provided and meet quality indicators, KPIs and MLPs as planned for the Delivery Team and Skills Solutions

Continuously review and reflect on own practice development needs and undertake CPD as required to improve own contribution to the work of the Delivery Team and Skills Solutions as a whole.
Report and provide timely update and respond to requests for information from the Lead IQA and Delivery Team Managers and Quality Managers so that all key personnel are kept up to date.

Essential Skills:

Experience of devising, planning implementing and evaluating assessment and learning strategies
Working within Internal Quality Assurance Policies and Procedure
Qualified or willingness to work toward a TAQA Level 4 qualification
Observation of teaching, learning and Assessment

Key Skills:

Responsive and flexible
Verbal and written communication
Organisation and time management
Recording and record keeping
IT skills


Assessment and Internal Quality Assurance
Sector/Area experience
Effective & professional communication with Learners/Employers
Risk management


Occupational qualifications/qualifications required for the area of learning/resource requirements for the awards delivered
IQA/Assessor qualifications (TAQA / V/A Units)
Competence and knowledge qualifications
Apprenticeship Frameworks
Health & Safety practices.
Continuous professional development
Equality and diversity
Internal Quality Assurance and Observation of practice
Quality Standards i.e. Ofsted Common Inspection Framework, Matrix

Please call Mandy Thompson on (phone number removed) or email

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