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Pearson BTEC (RQF) Standards Verifier - Applied Psychology in London, United Kingdom

We are looking to recruit and train BTEC practitioners for the below role;

- BTEC Standards Verifier: Applied Psychology (SV) .

To undertake sampling of assessment and internal verification decisions for units from a range of programmes within a Principal Subject Area (PSA) in order to confirm that national standards have been achieved and upheld across centres.


  • Undertake sampling of learner work within defined parameters and rules to establish that assessment outcomes and internal verification processes meet national standards.

  • Provide sampling-related support and development to centres.

  • Produce reports for centres and Pearson on: the sampling undertaken, outcomes reached and support provided.

  • Apply appropriate sanctions where it is deemed that flawed assessment or internal verification decisions or processes mean that national standards are not met.

  • Produce targeted actions for centres to assist with remedial action where national standards are not being upheld.

  • Support centres to understand and implement identified actions.

  • Report back to Pearson and centres following SV activity as per service-level agreements.

  • Provide source materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers as requested.

  • Carry out any other tasks assigned to you by Pearson.

Experience/qualifications needed

  • A degree in a Psychology related degree

  • A commitment to quality assurance.

  • Good working knowledge of the BTEC specifications for the subject area you will specialise in.

  • You will hold a minimum of one year’s full time teaching experience in a Psychology related subject.

Competencies required

  • Excellent communication, written, verbal, IT and interpersonal skills.

  • A good working knowledge of the specifications that comprise the area of expertise for the role.

  • A customer-focused approach.

  • The ability to meet deadlines.

  • Develop and monitor clear action plans.

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.


You will be required to attend an online standardisation event which is expected to run on 11th January 2020. If your application is successful, the Associate Training and Events team will be in touch with you with full details.

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