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BTEC Standards Verifier (RQF)

Pearson

Pearson

London, UK
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

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

Dental Technology

Emergency Care

Engineering

Forensic Science

Health & Social Care

Horticulture

Hospitality

IT

Management

Music

Performing Arts

Pharmaceutical Science

Public Services

Retail

Sport and Exercise Science

Transport

Travel

Workskills

For more details and to apply for other BTEC vacancies, please follow the links below.

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, within the last 8 years.

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 face to face 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.

About Pearson

We value the power of inclusive culture and embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm. Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the centre of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can an learn, grow, and thrive. We provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.