CfE - Appointee Vacancies

Appointee opportunities are available for enthusiastic and committed teaching professionals with excellent communication skills who will help us drive forward quality standards for the new qualifications. In return you will gain valuable professional and personal development to support your career.

Open the dropdowns below to access the opportunities available at each level of qualification.

Advanced Higher Opportunities

Advanced Higher - Item Writer Opportunities

We are now recruiting Item Writers for the new Advanced Higher qualifications. Please follow the links to the list of subjects which require Item Writers and further details of the role. The Item Writer role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures.

Item Writers will require between 4 and 6 days of release and will also be required to undertake duties in their own time. An application form for Item Writers – new Higher is available for download and must be submitted with the Item Writer Release Form.

 


 

Advanced Higher - Item Checker Opportunities

We are now recruiting Item Checkers for the new Advanced Higher qualifications. Please follow the links to the list of subjects which require Item Checkers and further details of the role. The Item Checker role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures.

Item Checkers will require between 4 and 6 days release and will also be required to undertake duties in their own time. An application form for Item Checkers – new Advanced Higher is available for download.

 

Higher Opportunities

Higher Question Paper Reviewer

We are now recruiting Question Paper Reviewers for the new Higher qualifications. Please follow the link to the list of subjects requiring Question Paper Reviewers. The Question Paper Reviewer role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures.

It is anticipated that Question Paper Reviewers will require one day release and undertake training and further duties in own time. An application form for the Question Paper Reviewers - new Higher is available for download.

 


 

Higher Question Paper Validator

We are now recruiting Question Paper Validators for the New Higher qualifications. Please follow the link to the list of subjects which require Question Paper Validators. The Question Paper Validator role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures.

An application form for the Question Paper Validator is available for download. It is anticipated that Question Paper Validators will undertake training and duties in own time and will not require release.

 

National 5 Opportunities

There are currently no post available.

 

Markers

There are currently no post available.

Quality Assurance - Verification Opportunities

Principal Verifier - Psychology

We have a new opportunity for a Principal Verifier in Psychology who will commence duties in the autumn of 2014.

SQA recognises the pivotal role that the Principal Verifier will play in continuing the successful new Quality Assurance arrangements of the new National Qualifications in Psychology. Previous experience of the new Quality Assurance arrangements last session will be beneficial to the applicant.

Further details on the requirements of the Principal Verifier role are available in the role profile which contains the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures. This can be viewed by following the link below.

An application form is available for download and must be submitted with a completed Reference/Release form. Principal Verifiers will normally require between 6 and 12 days release and will also be required to undertake duties in their own time.

Interviews for successful applicants will be held on Thursday 18 September 2014 in our Glasgow office. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.

Closing date for Principal Verifier Psychology applications is Friday 5 September 2014


 

Senior Team Leader Opportunities (Verification)

We have a range of opportunities for Senior Team Leaders (Verification) across a wide range of subjects in the new qualifications. The primary role is to work with and support the Principal Verifier and manage the Team Leaders (where appropriate), in the delivery of external quality assurance, to ensure that national standards are being consistently applied and maintained. The Senior Team Leader will also support the PV with prior verification activity and in cases of appeals by centres.

Please follow the link for further details as the Senior Team Leader (Verification) role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures. Please refer to this information in your application. Experience of external quality assurance (Verification) in year 1 will be an advantage.

The Senior Team Leader may require up to 10 days release per year.  However, this will vary by subject. Duties in own time will also be required. An application form is available for download and must be submitted with the Senior Team Leader Reference/Release form.

Closing date for applications is Friday 5 September 2014.

All applications must be submitted to: am@sqa.org.uk

For the list of subjects where we are recruiting STLs please follow the link below.

All applications will be acknowledged and interviews will be held. Successful applicants will commence duties in January 2015. Attendance at relevant Understanding Standards events in September/October and November would be required. Attendance at PV and STL training event on 4 October 2014 will also be required.