Contract Guidelines

1 Introduction

The appointee contract guidelines aim to ensure that SQA operates a fair, consistent and transparent appointment procedure for all appointee contracts.

2 Scope

These guidelines apply to all appointment types.

3 Guidelines

4 Senior Appointee Roles of Principal Assessor, Lead Verifier, Senior External Verifier/Principal Verifier and Senior Examiner

5 All other Appointees

A Reference will be required for successful applicants undertaking External Verifier and Visiting Assessor duties and these must accompany the application form.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by Appointee Management.
The outcome will be one of the following:

SQA policy stipulates that an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check is required for appointee roles that involve contact with children and vulnerable adults.
This check will be undertaken as part of the contractual process.

Guidelines Review Date: April 2014

Guidelines Owner: Head of Appointee Management