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Date Added: Sun 11/12/2022

Internal Quality Assurer Early Years Teaching

Manchester, M1, UK
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Company: TRIGON RECRUITMENT LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32000 - £34000/annum

Role:- Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) - Early Years and Teaching

Location:- Remote working from home

Salary:- £32 - £34k per annum

Start date:- ASAP

Full time

Perm

Overview

Trigon Recruitment are looking for an experienced Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) who will support all delivery working across different programs and provision to ensure that Learning Coaches/Tutors are working to the highest of standards and meeting all the requirements to successfully achieve their learners on programme. Our client is a National Training Provider who are a Grade 2 Oftsed. Specialising in Early Years Education and Teaching.

Our delivery teams are professional, highly qualified and experienced, recognised by our awarding organisations by giving us Direct Claim Status for our qualifications. Our External Quality Assurers continually praise our delivery teams and internal quality processes and we want to build on this quality, so we can achieve a Grade 1 OFSTED. The organisation is currently a Grade 2 provider. The business is rapidly expanding and has grown from 25 staff pre Covid to 170 today.

Offers amazing promotion and career development prospects. This is a remote role working form home.

Responsibilities

To conduct quality assurance and improvement activities in line with the IQA Strategy and awarding body requirements throughout the learner journey, from on-boarding activities to Gateway

Produce sampling plans based on risk and in line with the IQA strategy

Conduct observations of coaching, teaching, learning and assessment (in the workplace and remotely) providing clear, constructive, supportive, and timely feedback to tutors and performance managers

Monitor assessment to ensure learners' progress timely through their programme providing clear, constructive, supportive, and timely feedback to Apprenticeship Tutors

Support Apprenticeship Tutors to create and implement action plans to ensure learners are actively engaged and enable learner progression

Monitor compliance against ESFA funding rules and standards to drive continuous improvement across parts of the learning journey.

Work in collaboration to undertake EQA visits under the direction of Quality, Compliance and Impact Manager to ensure Awarding Organisation compliance.

Share best practice , lead participation participate in standardisation activities to enhance and develop the programme and ensure consistency of assessment decisions

Monitor candidate progress and provide Apprenticeship Tutors support to ensure completion of Functional Skills exams, portfolios, gateway agreements, end point assessments and other targets to ensure timely completion

Conduct sample marking of assessments to ensure consistent outcomes for learners and provide feedback/reports to Quality, Compliance and Impact Manager

Ensure checks on pen portraits are completed by Apprenticeship Tutors for all apprentices

Monitoring the recording and reporting of ALS. Supporting Apprenticeship Tutors on ALS delivery and recording

Obtain, collate, and act upon feedback from apprentices and their employers

Deliver training, mentoring and support to Apprenticeship Tutors to ensure compliance with the teaching and assessment standards including English and maths

Deliver induction training to new Apprenticeship tutors

Support associates and or staff in the completion of their Assessor and/or Internal Quality Assurer qualifications.

Work closely with Apprenticeship Quality, Compliance and Impact Manager to develop on-going development plans for staff to ensure that they have skills, knowledge and competence to fulfil their role

Seek feedback, collect information and continually reflect on own practice

Prioritise areas for own development and plan how learning and development will be achieved

Highlight improvement ideas to the Quality team to ensure the programme reflects current operational requirements

Work within established company policies and procedures, including those related to government funding rules

Provide appropriate data and information regarding the programme and learners as required and contribute to the regular self-assessment monitoring process

Attend CPD and Standardisation events as appropriate including relevant qualification updates, training, meetings, events and disseminate information and good practice guidance to colleagues as required.

Work effectively with the Quality, Compliance and Impact Manager to ensure effective & timely quality assurance to meet contractual requirements

Ensure provision delivery meets a minimum of a grade 2 Ofsted grade (measured through internal inspection)

Minimise out of funded learners (i.e. those past their completion date)

Maintain clear IQA records relevant to a group of individual candidates and Apprenticeship Tutors

Ensure all relevant on-boarding documentation of new candidates on the programme is accurate and complete on BUD

Review and ensure Apprentice Tutors' CPD logs are accurately maintained

Contribute towards the development of the Self-Assessment Review and Quality Improvement Plan

Essential Requirements

Teaching and Learning Level 4 qualification or above

• Occupational Competence Level 5 in Early Years Education and or Teaching

• Assessor award Internal Verification award

• Extensive quality improvement and qualification assurance experience within Apprenticeships

• Experience & knowledge of external auditory bodies such as Ofsted and ESFA

• Demonstrable ability to provide positive, motivational and developmental feedback

• A best practice mindset and extensive knowledge of high-quality delivery within education

This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable and fast growing organisation with excellent promotion prospects.

To apply please send your CV or call Donald Stanley for an informal/confidential chat on (phone number removed)
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