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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: Live Event Technician (Level 3)

Job Type: Part time

Start Date: March 2nd, 2021

Closing Date: February 28th, 2022


Associate Assessor 

Standard: Live Event 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 Live Event Technician.


Live Event Technician

Live Event Technicians prepareand set-up technical equipment for live events ranging from concerts, festivalsand theatrical performances through to exhibitions, conferences, productlaunches and showcases. Ultimately specialising in sound, lighting or video,Live Event Technicians will carry out routine and one-off technical preparationand set-up of equipment for events. They will have knowledge of theequipment used and the skills needed to store, pick, maintain, transport andbuild components into a functioning system as well as operate these systems.


Assessors for this standard should be knowledgeable within the occupation and have recent, relevant experience at the same level, or a more senior level than the apprentices they are assessing.


More information on this standard can be found on the AIM website.

Assessment Methods 

  1. Observation with questions
  2. Interview underpinned by a portfolio of evidence


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

 

Minimum requirements

Associate assessors for Live Event Technician must: 

  • Have recent relevant experience gained within the last five years at the same level or above as that of the apprentice, or significant experience within the sector (minimum five years)
  • Have and be able to evidence up-to-date knowledge and expertise of the work of a live event technician
  • 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

 

In addition

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)

 


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