Job Vacancy BTEC – HN 4-7 – Early Childhood Education and Care – External Examiner (HN) Pearson

Job title: BTEC – HN 4-7 – Early Childhood Education and Care – External Examiner (HN)

Company: Pearson

Job description: BTEC – HN 4-7 – Early Childhood Education and Care – External Examiner (HN)

Reference: BTECHN/ECEC

Closing date: 04 July 2022 at midnight


Higher Nationals Early Childhood Education and Care

Purpose of this Role

Affirm national standards have been achieved and upheld

Monitor through external examiner sampling and visit activities, centres’ compliance with Pearson quality assurance expectations for RQF BTEC Higher National programmes

Support centres during the sampling process

Support centres in the delivery of BTEC Higher National programmes to national standards.

Key Accountabilities

Coveringadefinedrangeofprogrammes in the sector,theExternalExaminerwill:

Undertake sampling of assessed student work within defined parameters and rules to establish that centres are assessing learning outcomes in accordance with Pearson standards for its Higher National qualifications

Provide sampling-related support and development to centre

Produce reports for centres and Pearson on the sampling undertaken, outcomesreached,andsupportprovided

Applyappropriatesanctions in consultation with the team leaderwhereitisdeemed assessment outcomes are not consistent with the published nationalstandards being met

Producetargetedactionsforcentrestoassistwithremedialactionwherenationalstandardsarenot being upheld

Support centres to understand and implement identified actions

Facilitate the Senior External Examiner in sourcing materials for training and standardisation


Undertake any other duties appropriate to the work of Technical and Professional Assessment in relation to this role

Previous Experience: Essential:

Significant experience in delivering and assessing BTEC Higher National qualifications in the early childhood subject area

Hold a qualification at least at Level 6 and a full and relevant competence qualification for working in early childhood education and care

Participation annually in online training and standardisation and successful completion of the set standardisation activity


Evidence of recent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the field of early years education and care

Awillingnesstouse technology-basedapproachestocommunicationandcentresupport

Skills and Knowledge Essential:

Excellent communication, written, verbal, IT and interpersonal skills

Agoodworkingknowledgeofthespecificationsthatcomprisetheareaofexpertiseforthe role

A customer-focused approach

The need to meet deadlines

Develop and monitor clear action plans

Ability to work effectively as part of a team


  • Word processing and intermediate Excel skills

About Pearson

We value the power of inclusive culture and embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm. Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the centre of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

Welcome to Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. We provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally.

We are the UK’s largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.

Expected salary:

Location: London

Job date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 04:02:00 GMT

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