Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Early Years

  • Job Reference: 296101189
  • Date Posted: 28 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Newcastle Perms (296)
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  • Location: Essex
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £32,000 to £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 28 days+ bank holidays, home based with some regional travel
  • Sector: IQA
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Early Years
Company: National Training Provider
Location: Essex/East Anglia
Contract Duration: Permanent
Salary: £34000 per annum
Additional Benefits: 28 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Home based role with some regional travel

About the Company: This company is a highly recognised national training provider employing over 350 dedicated professionals. They have a strong commitment to providing quality education and training, who play a pivotal role in shaping the future workforce in the Early Years sector.
We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Internal Quality Assurance Officer (IQA) to join this national training provider in the Early Years industry. As the IQA, you will play a vital role in ensuring that all assessments and qualifications are delivered in accordance with the requirements of awarding bodies and regulatory standards.

Responsibilities of the Internal Quality Assurance Officer:
• Conducting thorough internal quality assurance activities to uphold the required standards for all assessments.
• Offering guidance and support to assessors and trainers regarding assessment practices and processes.
• Implementing standardisation activities to ensure consistency in assessment practices throughout the organization.
• Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all internal quality assurance activities.
• Collaborating with external quality assurance bodies and awarding organizations as necessary.
• Assisting the Senior Management team in preparing for Quality, Monitoring, and Support Visits.
• Identifying areas for improvement in assessment processes and procedures and working with relevant stakeholders to implement changes.
• Providing necessary support and guidance to learners.

Essential Requirements of the IQA
• Possession of a recognised IQA qualification, such as the Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment.
• Extensive experience working in an IQA role within the Apprenticeship Sector.
• Vocational competence and expertise in the Early Years industry, with a good understanding and Ofsted, ESFA and funding regulations
• Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and awarding body standards.
• An Assessors Award such as TAQA, CAVA is essential, with a teaching qualification (e.g., PGCE, Cert Ed) is highly desirable.
• Hold an early years qualification, ideally at level 5, but a minimum of level 3
• Experience using e-portfolio systems.
• Full UK Driving License and access to own vehicle

If you are passionate about maintaining quality assurance and have a proven track record of success in an IQA role, we would love to hear from you. For further information, please contact Simon Atkins at 0191 3000513.