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Subject matter expert Pearson International Vocati

Reference
SMEQDPIQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
15/12/2018
Subject matter expert Pearson International Vocational Qualifications Reference: SMEQDPIQ Closing date: 21 December 2018 at midnight Pearson is recruiting a Subject Matter Expert for Qualification Development the following specia...

Job Description

Subject matter expert Pearson International Vocational Qualifications

Reference: SMEQDPIQ

Closing date: 21 December 2018 at midnight

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

Hospitality

Travel and Tourism

Business

ICT

Land based education

Engineering (inc.Operations, Mechanical and Electrical)

Construction and Building Services

Oil and Gas

Learning and Development

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.

Ability to commit to international travel would be an advantage