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Access to HE Diploma Moderators

Salary Range:
£160 per visit per centre


Part Time/Casual

Additional Information on the post:

Access to HE Diploma

The Access to HE Diploma is an exciting route to Higher Education and into a new career. It is one of the main routes for adults into university and is a highly flexible, Level 3 qualification with a wide range of subject options and modes of study. From Access programmes students apply directly to Higher Education using the UCAS application process. Each year around 40,000 students enrol on an Access to HE Diploma across the country and the majority go on to gain places on HE courses.

One Awards is an Access Validating Agency (AVA) licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), which means we accredit the Access to HE Diploma.

Access to HE Diploma Moderators

We are currently seeking to appoint suitably qualified individuals to the role of Access to HE Diploma Moderator in the following subjects to join our existing team working across our Recognised Centres:

  • Computing and Creative Digital Industries
  • Health
  • Counselling and Social Care
  • Humanities and Social Science
  • Music and Music Technology
  • Policing and Uniformed Services
  • Business Studies
  • Educational Studies

The main role of a Diploma Moderator is to undertake subject moderation and to verify the achievement of units and grades within an Access to HE Diploma. Subject expertise is therefore required for each diploma moderated. Working alongside other moderators and the Lead Moderator, for the centres in which you will work, you will also be required to attend final award boards, standardisation events, and to participate in development sessions and meetings to ensure you are up to date with requirements

As well as ensuring that Access to HE Diplomas are delivered in accordance with the agreed approval specification and QAA regulations, you will also provide on-going advice to centre staff to ensure continuous improvement.

Diploma Moderators are engaged on a casual worker contract at a rate of £160 per visit per centre. Travel and other out of pocket expenses are reimbursed along with a fee for attendance at meetings and training. Holiday entitlement, based upon the number of hours that you actually work for One Awards, is pro-rated on the basis of a full-time entitlement of 27 days plus the usual bank holidays. A full induction and regular training and development activities are provided along with on-going line manager and peer support. Due to the nature of the post a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle are required, or willingness to use public transport.

Further information

If you would like to informally discuss the above role then please contact Jennie Lawson, Head of Quality, by emailing her at jennie.lawson@oneawards.org.uk.

Deadline for Applications

If you wish to apply please request an application form from access@oneawards.org.uk. The deadline for completed applications is Monday 4th July 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews which will take place remotely at a mutually convenient date.

Closing Date:4 July 2022

Interview Dates:Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews which will take place remotely at a mutually convenient date.

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