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Assessor/IQA in Childcare


Salary: £24,504 - £25,966 dependant on skills and experience

Hours: 37 per week


Start date: ASAP

Closing Date: 23rd August 2019

Interview Date: 2nd September 2019

X1 Fixed Term for One Year

X1 Fixed Term for 6 Months (Maternity Cover)


A day in the life of…..

Typical duties of the childcare assessor will be

  • Train, coach and deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment of various childcare and STLS/teaching assistant frameworks and standards through a combination of e portfolio, face to face delivery and observations.
  • Prepare and support learners to achieve end point assessment on standards
  • Supporting a caseload of learners to achieve their programme of learning,
  • Supporting learners in the workplace
  • Working as part of the delivery team, visiting learners at a variety of sites within the delivery regions.
  • Support learners with Functional Skills in Maths and English to level 2 if required.
  • Providing information and guidance to the learner and employer about the Early Years/Childcare/teaching assistant frameworks/standards
  • Liaising with learners, employers and outside organisations and services, as well as internal staff across the college.
  • Completing quality assurance where required
  • Working to specific quality and completion of targets
  • Completing administrative tasks relating to the role, including enrolment of learners
  • Organise and maintain documentation on learners' progress.
  • Attend team meetings and standardisation on a regular basis


Skills/experience required:

You will have experience as a professional and a practitioner in the childcare or teaching assistant sector with a genuine enthusiasm for supporting learners to achieve their programme of learning.

It is expected that you are highly motivated, work well in a team and are interested in supporting learners to reach their desired goals.

Qualifications required:

  • You should have a minimum of 2 years work experience in the area/ level you will be supporting learners at, combined with the relevant vocational or professional qualification
  • Assessor Award
  • IQA award
  • It is desirable that you hold a teaching qualification such as Level 3 award in Education and training (PTLLS)

Ideal attributes of applicant:

  • Organisational skills are a must, as well as the ability to plan your time effectively.
  • Confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people.
  • Knowledge of electronic portfolios would be advantageous but training will be given


Further Information: Job Description and Person Spec


How to Apply

 Should you be interested in any of our vacancies please complete the application (2 parts) and send it to

Part One - Application Form

Part Two - Personal Details

Please ensure you return both parts to ensure your application is complete.

The HR Dept, EastleighCollege on 023 8091 1173 



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