End Point Assessment Development Lead, Derby

Closing date:Expiring soon

AIM AwardsDerby

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

This role represents an exciting opportunity to join a successful awarding organisation and end point assessment organisation.  AIM Awards have a portfolio of over 500 regulated qualifications and in the last two years have become recognised as the end point assessment of choice for the creative industries. We have six standards in operation and ambitious growth plans.

We believe in the positive power of education

We want to keep AIM Awards going and growing. We know that great businesses are powered by happy colleagues who feel invested in the company they work for. Our people are curious and creative colleagues that anchor us to our foundations and help to achieve our charitable objectives for learning – all kinds of learning for all kinds of people. Whether it’s at home, in the classroom or in the workplace, learning is the key to improving our chances in life.

As well as providing a fun and inspiring workplace, over the years we have defined clear values that inform everything we do, ensuring all our teams are striving to be world class, constantly innovating and inspiring positivity in their colleagues.
Not just co-workers, we're proud AIM Awards colleagues who help our company thrive. Our friendly and professional teams work together in a diverse range of roles to support the future of work and learning around the world.

We are currently recruiting for two new positions to support our growth in end point assessment in the role of end point assessment development lead.


The EPA development lead is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead the development, implementation and evaluation of the AIM assessment portfolio, from consultation and design to development and delivery, following up with review and evaluation of our EPA products to ensure validity and that they are fit for purpose.

The EPA development lead will work closely with the director of product integrity, the EPA delivery manager, lead assessor and employers to provide a sector leading portfolio of assessments. The ideal candidate should be a strong communicator and team player with the ability to build strong working relationships in order to liaise with employers, occupational experts and relevant organisations throughout the development process.

The ideal candidate will be able to provide extensive specialist knowledge of assessment, knowledge of assessment practice, methodology and development of assessment material. They should have demonstrable experience of writing, delivering and evaluating assessments and/or examinations.

The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching in a relevant occupational area (content production, VFX, marketing, PR, advertising) and an understanding of cross sector post 16 education. They will have an in depth understanding of vocational assessment and delivery.

Project management is key within this role. The ideal candidate should have experience in delivering a project from its inception to completion in order to support our future aspirations. They should value accuracy and efficiency in their work, with the ability to be consistent in delivering attention to detail. Time management is essential within this role, as is flexibility with hours and tasks to meet business needs. To support this, AIM awards are offering flexible working and the ability to work from home for this role.

Minimum requirements are:

  • Extensive knowledge of assessment practices
  • Experience of writing, delivering and evaluating assessments and examinations
  • Experience of teaching in a relevant occupational area
  • An understanding of cross sector post 16 education
  • In depth understanding of vocational education, assessment and delivery
  • Knowledge of the current marketplace for assessment
  • Demonstrable experience in project management, showing strong organisation and prioritisation skills with successful delivery outcomes
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver a high level of accuracy within their work
  • Flexible approach to work, this role may require some travel


How to apply

An application pack can be downloaded from our website www.aimawards.org.uk or contact Rachael Tweddle on Tel: 01332 341822 Email: Rachael.Tweddle@aimawards.org.uk or write to AIM Awards, 3 Pride Point Drive, Pride Park Derby, DE24 8BX.

Closing date for applications is Friday 26th July 2019.

Interview and selection process 
All candidates will be required to complete a role related skills assessment as part of the interview process.

Job location

More about AIM Awards
Address: 3 Pride Point Drive, Pride Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8BX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1332 341822