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: Broadcast and Media Systems Technical Operator (Level 3)
Job Type: Part time
Start Date: November 17th, 2020
Closing Date: February 28th, 2022
Standard: Broadcast and Media Systems Technical Operator (Level 3)
Hours per week: Contracted
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 Broadcast and Media systems technical operator:
Broadcast and media systems technical operator
More information on these standards can be found on the AIM website
AIM Associate Assessors
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 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 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 Broadcast and Media Systems Technical Operator must:
- Have worked either in the broadcast and media systems or in training broadcast and media systems teams within the last 3 years
- Independent assessors working for the EPAO will need to have substantial and relevant industry experience, and have the technical skills to assess that the apprentice can accurately and correctly:
Use industry specific software tools and broadcast equipment;
Manage media and file assets, ensuring the integrity and security of file-based content from cyber attacks; ensuring all assets are safe and secure.
Prepare the technical assembly and set up for broadcast and communications systems or networks;
Fault find and problem solve;
Monitor and maintain consistent transmission / broadcast in line with Service Level Agreements or organisational targets
- 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.
- Willingness to undertake training about assessment practice, operating the assessment tools and grading
- Be independent of the apprentice, their employer and training provider(s) i.e. there must be no conflict of interest
- Have experience of assessment, some experience of working in the education sector would be desirable but not essential as we are looking for industry practitioners
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)