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TITLE OF POST: External Quality Assurer - Functional Skills SLC Assessments

LOCATION: Remote / home-based

CONTRACT TYPE: Contracted services (self-employed)

SALARY:  £12.50 per hour


Due to the growth in uptake of our Functional Skills qualifications, we are looking to recruit individuals to our bank of External Quality Assurers to review English Speaking, Listening and Communicating (SLC) assessments from Entry 1 to Level 2.

SLC assessments take place at our providers using approved discussion topics. Each assessment is video recorded and supported by records of learner achievement evidencing each learner’s ability to meet all relevant content. The subject content can be found at: The scope of study for SLC is stated for each level within the document.

We are recruiting individuals to work on an ad hoc basis to review these video recordings and evidence provided by the provider for each learner. The EQA of each assessment should take roughly one hour, can take place remotely (subject to internet access) and must be completed within 5 days of the work being allocated. You will be expected to report findings on Open Awards templates. 

Skills and experience


Sounds understanding of Functional Skills SLC requirements

Experience of assessment and/ or quality assurance in relevant subjects

Ability to make valid assessment decisions based on all available evidence

Excellent written communication skills

Understanding of data protection procedures and the importance of maintaining confidentiality

Next Steps: 

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant skills, knowledge and experience to you would like to know more about the role, please contact Clare Graves, Quality Assurance Manager on 07494 857288.