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Subject matter expert - Level 3 qualifications - C

Reference
SMEQDL3con
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
25/02/2019
Subject matter expert - Level 3 qualifications - Construction Reference: SMEQDL3con Closing date: 01 March 2019 at midday Pearson is recruiting a Subject Matter Expert for Qualification Development the following specialism: ...

Job Description

Subject matter expert - Level 3 qualifications - Construction

Reference: SMEQDL3con

Closing date: 01 March 2019 at midday

Pearson is recruiting a Subject Matter Expert for Qualification Development the following specialism:

Level 3 qualifications:

Construction

We are specifically looking for people with a specialism in on of the following areas:

  • Surveying and design for construction and the built environment
  • Civil engineering
  • Building services design
  • Hazardous materials analysis and surveying.

ROLE SUMMARY:

An external Subject Matter Expert provides up-to-date sector or subject specific expertise that feeds into the development of the given qualification(s). The Subject Matter Expert must have current sector/subject knowledge and/or experience relevant to the qualification(s) in question.

ESSENTIAL:

  • Current sector experience/applied subject knowledge with at least two years experience
  • Good communication skills; good standard of written English and ability to offer constructive feedback clearly and concisely
  • Confident use of IT and word processing
  • Ability to follow a brief and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing guidelines and attend training as required

DESIRABLE:

  • Educated to a level 4 standard (HNC/1st year degree) or above with relevant qualifications for the particular sector/subject area, or substantial vocational experience (at least 3 years)
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting and/or writing assessment within the subject area (as a teacher/tutor or within an educational environment) or experience in assessing/verifying/delivering training for qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience of the educational context either through teaching/training, a suitable educational qualification or awarding organisation experience

RESPONSIBILITIES/TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Working alongside wider qualification development team including expert writers
  • Commenting on the appropriateness of sector/subject content within the qualification(s)/unit(s)
  • Contributing to scoping activities to determine the appropriateness of the proposed qualification(s)
  • Reviewing qualification subject/sector content and sample assessment materials appropriate for the subject/sector.

TYPICAL WORK HOURS:

Typically 3-5 days’ work when on a project. Work required may differ for certain projects.

Please state your experience in each of the 3 specialisms in the additional information section of the form