Pearson Assessment Designer in London, United Kingdom

Assessment Designer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.


Position Summary

Assessment Designcurrently comprises an Assessment Design Manager, a Senior Assessment Designerand a growing team of Assessment Designers.

An AssessmentDesigner works closely with other teams within PQS and across divisions toensure that the assessments are of the highest quality. They work closely withQualification Development in the development of assessments in newqualifications or services leading to the production of SAMs for theaccreditation process. They also work closely with operational colleaguesto support the implementation process leading to the production of EAMs andlive assessments. They work alongside colleagues on the cycle of continuousimprovement ensuring live assessments are robust and deliver designed outcomes.

The post holderwill be an expert in assessment who is able to work on specific allocationswhich will include aspects of general and vocational assessment, as well asspecial projects.

They will work closely with other departments across the business drawingtogether the wider knowledge and expertise in order to ensure that Pearson'sproducts, whether qualifications or alternative products and services arerobust in terms of their assessment.

The post holder will have a good understanding of the key validity andreliability issues associated with different assessment methodologies. Theywill proactively seek to expand their knowledge and understanding of theory andgood practice and be responsive to new developments in assessment, includinge-assessment where appropriate, in order to ensure that their input into theassessment development is of the highest quality.

They should havea good understanding of the implications of existing and new assessment modelsfor customers.


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Product Management

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 16, 2017