Leicester Adult Education College

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 27th February 2020

Salary: £9397 - £9585

Total salary package*: £13070

Job Reference: LCC01048

Hours: Term Time


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Your role

If you’re passionate about lifelong learning and want to help other people to achieve their potential, this is an opportunity for you! We have an opening to join us as an Assessor who will support learners to achieve their Teaching Assistant or Early Years qualifications.

You will be working closely with tutors to assess learning outcomes and will be expected to travel around the city visiting schools and nurseries to assess the practical element of the qualifications.

In this role you will carry out the assessment process and provide feedback and support to learners whilst maintaining a record of assessments in accordance with Service and Awarding Body requirements

You will need

You will be required to demonstrate previous experience of assessing Early Years and Teaching Assistant competencies within a work place environment and have the relevant occupational experience that comes with it. To succeed in this role you must have a good understanding of complex learning needs and support requirements and have a good understanding of their impact on a learners progress.

You must be able to work on your own initiative and unsupervised and possess excellent organisation and record keeping skills. You will also be able to relate to a range and variety of people to establish a good rapport with adult learners.

You must have NVQ Assessor Awards D32/D33 or A1, a relevant subject qualification minimum Level 3 and a L2 English qualification

How to apply

If the above sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!


Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.


Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.

Additional information

Permanent, part time (18.5 hours per week), working term time only

Please note that this role attracts a temporary market supplement in the annual amount of £1,314 which will expire in June 2020.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Debbie Edwards on 0116 454 1896

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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As the unitary authority for the largest city in the East Midlands, at Leicester City Council we’re committed to using our creativity and drive to improve the lives of the 348,000 people who call Leicester home.
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