Senior Carpentry Assessor / Carpenter Assessor

St. Albans
£27501 - £30059 per annum
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Daniela Brazza
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Carpentry Assessor

Location: St Albans

Salary: £27,501 - £30,059 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications)

Working Hours: Full Time, Permanent - 37 hours per week (

Closing Date: 13th October 2017

Interview Date: TBC

They are also recruiting for part time bank hours, payable at £18.24 - £19.24 per hour

This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your skills at Further Education level and inspire the next generation. Working in a vibrant and positive learning environment, you will be responsible for assessing students who are studying Carpentry at various levels.

The college are keen to hear from candidates that use innovative techniques to engage with, motivate and inspire our students.

The Role:

To ensure that students on vocational programmes are assessed and quality assured within agreed timescales to satisfy the awarding body criteria and to provide training where necessary.


* To carry out IAG/IA with students (to assess suitability of the course against their needs)
* Support and deliver training and assessment of students in the workplace and where relevant in the college environment
* Assess and monitor portfolio of students work and ensure completion within agreed deadlines and target date (including electronic or paper based portfolios).
* Complete assessment paperwork to the required audit standards
* Compile the required programme documentation for students
* Comply with quality assurance procedures and standards set by the college and awarding and funding organisations
* Run workshops (where required) to ensure students cover scope of training required (including Functional skills, ERR and PTLS)
* Conduct timely and comprehensive reviews of learner progress and update training plans and college tracking systems
* Attend and participate in department standardisation meetings
* Liaise and work with the internal verifier as required
* Prepare and collect evidence for inspection by internal and external audits when required.
* To set out and effectively and efficiently organise workplace visits and ensure safe use of own transport to candidate sites of work
* To agree and meet performance targets relating to business development and learner retention and achievement
* Take responsibility to recruit and maintain an agreed case load
* Take responsibility for internal quality assurance for allocated learners
* Maintain quality assurance systems to awarding body organisation guidelines
* Support assessors in IQA quality processes and procedures


* Has good written and oral communication skills at all levels
* Is able to coach/train and develop students
* Demonstrates effective administrative and organisational skills
* Is accurate and timely in record keeping
* Is fully familiar with a range of IT systems and able to promote effective use of them to students
* Has experience of working with learners/learning environment
* Has good interpersonal skills
* Has full UK driving license

Suitable candidates will meet the following criteria:

* Hold assessor award or equivalent for a minimum of 2 years
* Holds the minimum of Level 3 subject specialist qualification
* 3 years relevant industry experience and evidence of CPD in the subject specialism where required
* Hold relevant D34, V1 or IAQA qualification

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to travel between various sites and employers in the Hertfordshire region; standard mileage rates will be paid.

Please click the APPLY button to submit your CV and covering letter.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Carpenter, Assessor, Trainer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Tutor, Engineering Assessor, Joiner, Engineering Trainer, Electrical Engineering Assessor, Mechanical Engineer Assessor, Machine Technician, NVQ Assessor, Engineering Teacher, Electronic Engineering Assessor, Mechanical Engineering Tutor, Electrical Engineering Trainer, Engineering Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering Coordinator, Electrical Engineering Coordinator, Assessor of Engineering, Engineering Co-ordinator, College Assessor, Carpenter, Joiner will also be considered for this role.

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