External Quality Assurers

ASDAN is looking to recruit External Quality Assurers (EQAs) to cover work on a freelance basis in Northern Ireland, London and the West Midlands.

EQAs will conduct both remote and face-to-face activities to review the following areas:

  • planning and delivery methods for each qualification
  • assessment methods used
  • management of the centre’s quality assurance system

The role will also include:

  • conducting Centre approval visits for new ASDAN Qualification centres
  • carrying out Audit and Quality check visits
  • completing and submitting accurate, professional and concise moderation and quality reports according to agreed timescales in line with ASDAN’s policies procedures and regulatory requirements
  • external moderation of candidate portfolios

EQAs will also be required to:

  • attend EQA training events arranged by ASDAN
  • complete an annual standardisation activity
  • provide feedback to ASDAN on moderation and assessment trends following the summer moderation season

Successful applicants are required to:

  • experience of moderating/assessing RQF qualifications
  • hold a V1 or A1 qualification or equivalent (TAQA Level 3 and 4) and/or be working towards L4 external quality assurance qualification
  • have a minimum regulated qualification of level 2 in your specialist subjects
  • be willing to travel within a radius of at least 60 miles from their home base
  • have reliable Internet access and IT equipment and a very good understanding of IT systems

Please download the role description for further information. 

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering letter, detailing your experience and qualifications and stating the distance from your home base you are able to travel to

If successful you will be invited to take part in a telephone interview. You will also be asked to complete a moderation activity as part of the recruitment process. Initial training will take place remotely via Microsoft teams in early March 2022.

Closing date: Friday 28 January 2022