Team Leader (Scottish Baccalaureate)

A Team Leader is responsible for supporting the Principal Verifier in maintaining national standards for the Baccalaureate within their remit by ensuring that all tasks associated with the quality assurance of internally assessed Units and components of Course assessments are carried out within the conditions, timescales and arrangements set by SQA.

The primary role is to manage their team members, in the delivery of external quality assurance for qualifications in the subject area(s) concerned, to ensure that national standards are being consistently applied and maintained.

These activities will be under the direction of the Principal Verifier and staff from SQA’s Qualification Development directorate as appropriate.

Outline of duties

Selection Criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Team Leaders

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the Team Leader contract specification, the Team Leader will be measured against the following Key Performance Measures (KPMs) and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance.

  1. Monitor performance of members of the team to meet SQA requirements.
  2. Ensure consistency of decisions made by members of the team.
  3. Ensure reports generated meet quality standard and are within conditions and timescales set by SQA.
  4. Positive engagement with all members of the team (through leadership of people) and with members of SQA staff.
  5. Fulfil the KPMs of the External Verifier.