We’re looking for passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our current team of 150+ flexible workers.
At NCFE we want to make a difference in the world of education. We offer exciting and innovative qualifications across the whole of the UK. We want to make sure that the people doing these qualifications are getting the best quality education possible, by supportive quality assurance that adds value to the learners' experience. If you want to help us do this, there may be an opportunity for you to join us and become a flexible worker with NCFE.
External Quality Assurer Roles:
Do you have what it takes to be the face of NCFE?
NCFE, one of the UK’s fastest growing, most innovative qualification awarding organisations, is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our current team of flexible workers.
We offer exciting and innovative qualifications across the whole of the UK. We want to make sure that the people doing these qualifications are getting the best quality education possible, by supportive quality assurance that adds value to the learners' experience. If you want to help us do this, there may be an opportunity for you to join us and become a flexible worker with NCFE.
We have a number of opportunities for the following sector areas;
Sector Area/ Qualification
Job Information Pack
Hospitality & Catering – West Midlands | South East/London | East of England | North West
Engineering and Manufacturing Operations – East Midlands/East of England | South East/London | North West | West Midlands/South West
Sport Exercise and Fitness – South East/London | West Midlands | East Midlands | East of England
Business, IT and Sales – West Midlands
Prep for Life and Work – South East/London
Arts & Media –South East/London
Health, Childcare & Education - East Midlands | East of England | South East/London | South West
As an External Quality Assurer you will be home based and support centres in your geographical area. It’s important that you live in one of the regions the role is being advertised for and are able to travel to cover a wide area.
A bit about the job…
As an External Quality Assurer (EQA) you’ll effectively manage the performance of centres in your allocated region to support regulatory compliance and maximise learner achievement. The main duties and responsibilities of the role are;
- Deliver exceptional customer service to all NCFE customers, both internal and external
- Carry out quality assurance reviews to centres and make sure that all appropriate systems and procedures meet NCFE’s requirements. These can include but are not limited to; Approval, Support or EQA.
- Sample centres’ assessment, grading and monitoring procedures as required to ensure that the decisions are in accordance with NCFE’s requirements
- Provide feedback and advice to centres where the criteria aren’t currently met and where the centre may wish to make further developments in their quality systems
- Complete and submit the External Quality Assurer Report via online systems within the required timescale
- Attend training events/conferences organised by NCFE.
- Assist the Lead External Quality Assurer in finding suitable portfolios for standardisation
- Organise and deliver bespoke training events as and when required and produce fit for purpose activities for the events
A bit about you…
We want you to:
- Hold or be working towards recognised qualifications in External Quality Assurance
- Have current or recent relevant work experience within the last 2 – 3 years
- Meet the occupational competence requirements of the qualification being quality assured, as outlined in the relevant qualification specification
- Be familiar with current information and guidance issued by the current regulators, (Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation) and by the Department for Education.
- Have experience of undertaking quality assurance in a regulated environment.
- Have current or recent experience of assessment and quality assurance
- Be willing/able to travel extensively, as required
- Have excellent communication skills both written and oral
- Be fully committed to on-going CPD in the occupational area in which you’ll be working
- Have access to a PC/laptop with Windows XP or higher with internet connection
- Hold a full Driving Licence.
We’re looking for someone who:
- Is friendly and approachable
- Is a pro-active problem solver and negotiator
- Has a sense of humour
- Is completely customer focused and passionate about education.
Interested? Here’s what you need to know…
If you think you have the skills to become an External Quality Assurer at NCFE, we’d love to hear from you! Send your current CV and a covering letter detailing the sector and area you would be willing to work in as well as the skills and relevant work experience which makes you suitable for the role.
We will review your CV and covering letter and if we want to take your application further, we’ll invite you to attend an interview either face to face, Skype or by telephone.
Induction events and Standardisation events
We will provide you with an informative induction and in addition, we’ll give you standardisation and qualification activities to complete. You will be in contact with other EQAs in your team, so you are able to share best practice, ask questions and discuss any challenges you are facing.
We are currently recruiting for the following qualifications:
Sector Area / Qualification
Job Information Pack / Application Form
V Certs and Technical Awards (Level 1/ Level 2):
Art and Design
V Certs and Applied Generals (Level 3):
Art and Design
Assessment Associate Roles
Sector Area/ Qualification
Job Information Pack
|Functional Skills in Mathematics (All levels) - Writers and Reviewers|
We pay competitive rates and are happy to discuss them with you before you start the application process.
Need more information
If you would like more information before the application process, feel free to email [email protected].
Please note we do not accept speculative CVs.
Freelance Learning Resource Creators
NCFE are looking to recruit a number of freelance learning resource creators to develop our portfolio of classroom-based and e-learning resources.
If you have teaching experience from Entry Level to Level 5 in the following areas :-
- Preparation for Life and Work
- Health, Public Services and Care
- Arts, Media and Publishing
- Leisure, Travel and Tourism
- Business, Administration, Finance and Law
- Retail and Commercial Enterprise
- Education and Training
- Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
- Information and Communication Technology
- Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Or you’re a learning resources author, instructional designer or e-learning content developer, you’re just the person we’re looking for! Competitive daily rates will be paid subject to terms and conditions.
If you are interested, please request an application form [email protected]