Vacancy: Lead – Live Assessment Team

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Chartered Institute of Linguists in a newly-created role. Reporting to the Head of Qualifications and managing a small team, you will lead on all aspects of assessment across established examinations and newly developed qualifications. CIOL's primary role is to provide nationally-accredited qualifications and set standards for language practitioners across a variety of levels.

We now want to appoint someone with a solid background in assessment and assessment methodology, looking to work 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.


Lead – Live Assessment Team


Central London


Up to £45k per annum, full-time



Key responsibilities include

  • Lead on all Live Assessment functions and associated operational deliverables in line with specified requirements
  • Lead on all aspects of assessor recruitment, training and appointment
  • Operationalise newly developed qualifications jointly with other IoLET team
  • Ensure quality assurance across all IoLET assessments
  • Maintain all current assessments
  • Actively manage, update and monitor assessment processes, procedures and materials across all IoLET qualifications
  • Prepare, write and disseminate reports and statistical data as required
  • Support, develop and motivate staff to deliver a flexible and supportive service as part of the wider IoLET team
  • 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


For further information please consult the full PDF iconJob Description. If you would like to apply for this position please send your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter setting out, in no more than two 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 10 May 2017 (5.00pm).
Proposed interview date: Monday 15 May 2017

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be asked to prepare a presentation.

CIOL is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.

No agencies please.

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