We are currently experiencing a period of growth, particularly in the end-point assessment field, and are looking for a range of experienced, enthusiastic people whose first love is education.
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Associate Assessor - Standard: Camera Prep Technician (Level 3)
Job Type: Part time
Start Date: February 2nd, 2021
Closing Date: February 28th, 2022
Standard: Camera Prep Technician (Level 3)
Hours per week: Contracted, Freelance
Salary/Fee: Fee per assessment, based on daily rate
Location: Multiple locations across the UK. Occasional travel to AIM HQ in Derby may be required.
AIM supports the growth in the end-point assessment (EPA) of apprenticeship standards, delivery of high-quality EPA, and working in partnership with major employers across sectors. We are currently focusing our work on the creative and cultural industries. We are seeking to recruit talented and motivated assessors across a range of standards in the creative sector, including Camera Prep Technician.
Camera Prep Technicians
Camera Prep Technicians broadly prepare camera equipment that is complete, works effectively, is correctly maintained and is appropriately configured and accessorised to be suitable for a given production or purpose. The core objective of the role is to ensure that the customers who hire/use production equipment, are provided with the equipment and support they require, at the time and place they require it, so they are able to make full use of the equipment package. Their knowledge and skills can equally be applied to whatever means and methods are used in the workplace to prepare related equipment ready for use.
Assessors for this standard should be knowledgeable within the media rental industries and have recent, relevant experience at the same level, or a more senior level than the apprentices they are assessing.
Typical job titles undertaking this standard could include:
Camera equipment technician, Kit room technician, Rental warehouse operative, Senior camera technician, Vmi senior technician
More information on this standard can be found on the AIM website
- Multiple choice test
- Workplace observation with questions
AIM Associate Assessor
End-point assessors carry out independent assessment of apprentices once they have passed through the gateway. End-point assessors must ensure their occupational competence and knowledge are up to date to ensure they have the right skills and knowledge to remain credible to employers and assess an apprentice's competence.
As an associate end-point assessor working with AIM you will:
- Assess and document apprentice competence against apprenticeship standards at designated venues using the stated assessment methods
- Carry out and document end-point assessment activities in line with AIM and regulatory arrangements
- Provide concise written feedback to apprentices to explain assessment decisions
- Complete and submit reports within the necessary timescales
- Provide advice and support on end-point assessment
- Participate in training and standardisation activities to ensure a consistent approach to end-point assessment
- Maintain a thorough knowledge of the organisation and AIM end-point assessment policies and procedure
Associate assessors for Camera prep technician must:
- Have recent relevant experience gained within the last two years at the same level or above as that of the apprentice, or significant experience within the sector (minimum five years)
- Knowledge of camera preparation and have an up to date CPD record detailing up to date knowledge of technology and trends within the industry
- Demonstrate willingness to undertake training about assessment practice, operating the assessment tools and grading
- Some experience of working in the education sector would be desirable, as would some knowledge of assessment, but not essential as we are looking for industry practitioners
- Be independent of the apprentice, their employer and training provider(s) i.e. there must be no conflict of interest
An assessor qualification would be desirable, but not essential e.g. award in undertaking end point assessment. Successful assessors will be required to undertake assessment training.
Our assessors should also have:
- Diversity orientation and an inclusive approach
- Excellent organisational skills and a professional approach
- Timekeeping and punctuality
- Problem solving skills and ability to stay calm under pressure
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- Willingness to travel
- Self-motivation and a flexible approach with apprentices and employers
- A driving licence (desirable, not essential)