BTEC Standards Verifier (2018)

Reference:BTECSV2018 

We are currently recruiting Standards Verifiers to work across a range of our BTEC RQF qualifications.

Please see below all our key Principal Sector Areas. Please note that  If your sector is not listed, please enquire if there are vacancies within your chosen sector:

RQF Principal Sector Areas:

Agriculture 

Animal Care 

Applied Law 

Applied Science

Art & Design 

Business

Childcare

Construction

Countryside 

Creative Media

Dance 

Emergency Care 

Engineering 

Forensic Science 

Health & Social Care 

Horticulture 

Hospitality  

IT 

Management 

Music 

Performing Arts

Pharmaceutical Science

Public Services

Retail 

Sport 

Sport & Exercise  

Transport 

Travel 

Workskills 

 

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Purpose 

We are looking to recruit and train BTEC practitioners for the below role;

- BTEC Standards Verifier (SV).

To undertake sampling of assessment and internal verification decisions for units from a range of programmes within a Principal Subject Area (PSA) in order to confirm that national standards have been achieved and upheld across centres. 

Responsibilities

  • Undertake sampling of learner work within defined parameters and rules to establish that assessment outcomes and internal verification processes meet national standards.
  • Provide sampling-related support and development to centres.
  • Produce reports for centres and Pearson on: the sampling undertaken, outcomes reached and support provided.
  • Apply appropriate sanctions where it is deemed that flawed assessment or internal verification decisions or processes mean that national standards are not met.
  • Produce targeted actions for centres to assist with remedial action where national standards are not being upheld.
  • Support centres to understand and implement identified actions.
  • Report back to Pearson and centres following SV activity as per service-level agreements.
  • Provide source materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers as requested.
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned to you by Pearson.

Experience/qualifications needed

  • Experience of delivering and assessing Vocational qualifications (Eg, BTEC QCF, BTEC NQF, Higher Nationals, Work Based Learning etc).
  • A commitment to quality assurance.
  • Good working knowledge of the specifications for the subject area you will specialise in.
  • You will hold a minimum of one year’s full time teaching experience of the relevant subject and level.

Competencies required

  • Excellent communication, written, verbal, IT and interpersonal skills.
  • A good working knowledge of the specifications that comprise the area of expertise for the role.
  • A customer-focused approach.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.
  • Develop and monitor clear action plans.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team. 

Training

You will be required to complete an Online Standardisation exercise and then if successful, you will be required to attend face2face sector specific training for the RQF sector(s) you have been appointed for. 

Additional information

Most SVs normally carry out sampling from home, however for our Child Care and Art & Design qualifications centre visits will be required.

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