NVQ Senior Standards Verifier Education and Training

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Closing date:31 January 2024 at midnight 

Senior Standards Verifier – Education & Training

Purpose of the Role:

Be the responsible expert in interpretation of the qualifications and the Standards Verifier standardisation for a range of qualifications within a Principal Subject Area (PSA). To monitor assessment and internal verification for a range of Education & Training qualifications within a Principal Subject Area (PSA) in order to report on the achievement of national occupational standards across centres.

Key Accountabilities:

The Senior Standards Verifier will:

· Undertake sampling of candidates’ work within defined parameters and rules to verify that assessment outcomes, assessment and internal verification processes meet national occupational standards

· Hold sector specific responsibility for interpretation of national occupational standards and evidence requirements

· Offer specialist advice and support to centres and Standards Verifiers (SV) in relation to the content and interpretation of specifications, assessment and delivery

· Provide support, advice, guidance and development to SVs

· Review SV reports to comment on the maintenance of national standards

· Identify and escalate issues of adverse standards interpretation

· Undertake a proactive role in maintaining national standards

· Edit materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers and centre training as required

· Develop the content for the training and standardisation of SVs

· Lead and deliver training events to centres and SVs as required


Previous Work Experience


Substantial recent experience of external verification of qualifications within the sector

Minimum of one academic year’s worth of teaching experience:

  • Within the Education & Training Sector
  • Within the last 8 years 
  • Since qualifying as a teacher 

Significant experience in delivering and assessing

Higher level assessment and delivery experience across a range of qualifications as relevant to the sector

Be an A Grade Associate (from Performance Management monitoring)

Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the field of assessment and delivery of Education & Training

Application Information

We have a number of opportunities available for teaching professionals to join our growing teams of examiners, moderators and verifiers.