Qualifications Development and Production Lead

Jobs Published on Wednesday, 03 January 2018 Parent Category: News Share page with AddThis

An exciting opportunity to join CIOL in a leadership role.

Reporting to the Head of Qualifications and managing a small team, you will lead on development of new language qualifications and production of content across established examinations. IoLET is CIOL's Awarding Organisation, and their primary role is to provide nationally-accredited qualifications, while CIOL sets standards for language practitioners across a variety of levels.

We want to appoint someone with a solid background in language training and qualification development as well as experience in team leadership, and working in a constantly changing and diverse environment. The role will suit someone who is comfortable working under pressure, flexible and responds positively to new challenges. 

Key responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and motivate staff to deliver a flexible and supportive service as part of the wider IoLET team
  • Develop new qualifications, content and associated operational deliverables in line with specified requirements
  • Develop and produce sample assessment materials (audio and written)
  • Operationalise newly developed qualifications jointly with other IoLET teams
  • Ensure quality assurance across all IoLET qualifications
  • Maintain current qualifications and review processes and procedures
  • Actively manage, review, update and monitor examination paper production and related documentation across all IoLET qualifications
  • Prepare, write and disseminate reports and statistical data as required
  • Organise, chair and attend internal and external meetings
  • Contribute to annual budget setting and to deliver service within budget
  • Liaise and work with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure regulatory compliance

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter setting out, in no more than 2 sides of A4, how you meet the requirements of the role to:

Ms E Kwasny-Spechko
Head of Qualifications
IoL Educational Trust
Dunstan House
14a St Cross Street
London  EC1N 8XA

or email


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 January 2018 (5pm)

Interviews: w/c 12 February 2018

No Agencies please.

The Chartered Institute of Linguists is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.

(The Linguist) | Published 2018-01-16
Selling wine to China
(The Linguist) | Published 2018-01-10
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-12-21
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-12-14
(News) | Published 2017-12-01
An education revolution
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-11-30
Englexit or Englentrance?
(Brexit) | Published 2017-11-22
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-11-17
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-11-13
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-10-24
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-09-29
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-09-22
(News) | Published 2017-09-01
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-08-23
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-07-12
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-07-03
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-06-21
(News) | Published 2017-05-30
(Blog) | Published 2017-05-12
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-05-05
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-04-28
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-04-07
(News) | Published 2017-04-04
(Brexit) | Published 2017-03-23
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-03-16
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-03-06
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-03-01
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-02-08
Downpatrick Courthouse
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-01-25
(The Linguist) | Published 2017-01-11
(The Linguist) | Published 2016-12-31
Awards 2016
(News) | Published 2016-11-18
(News) | Published 2016-10-04
(Jobs) | Published 2016-09-16
(Jobs) | Published 2016-09-16
(News) | Published 2016-09-07
(News) | Published 2016-08-26
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2016-08-16
(Brexit) | Published 2016-08-01
(News) | Published 2016-07-29
Evelyn Reisinger
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2016-06-03
Threlford Memorial Cup
(News) | Published 2016-05-31
Pie chart
(News) | Published 2016-05-26
(Blog) | Published 2016-05-24
Karen Stokes FCIL CL
(News) | Published 2016-04-27
Percy Balemans
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2016-04-07
(News) | Published 2016-04-05
Membership pathway
(Blog) | Published 2016-03-31
Language Show Scotland
(News) | Published 2016-03-14
EU flag
(Brexit) | Published 2016-03-01
Raymond Cheng
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2016-02-18
(Jobs) | Published 2016-02-17
Irina Young
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2015-11-30
Carine Toucand
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2015-11-23
Angeliki Petrits
(A Life with Languages) | Published 2015-10-22