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Academy Assessor
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/22/213795/11332
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 13:43 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/10/2022, 13:43 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,591 - £31,257 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Kingsland Office, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire

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Academy Assessor

Team: Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy 

Job Family: CBG9 Advising 

Salary: £28,591 - £31,257 per annum pro rata

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract Type: Hybrid Fixed - Permanent  

Location: Kingsland Office, Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis, Dunstable LU5 5PY

Closing date: 23 October 2022 

Interview date: 07 November 2022 - This will take place via Microsoft Teams. This software is free for users.  If there is an issue with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interview. 


About Us: 

Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.  


As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.  


This is a great time to join us on our journey. 


More about the role: 

Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy is recruiting! Join our fast paced, creative team and make a difference to how we deliver our services. Find your greatness by joining our team as an assessor, you’ll help others to learn and gain their qualifications and apprenticeships. 


Every day will be different - you will be assessing learners and apprentices in their workplace, delivering group tutorials and supporting individuals on a 1:1 basis.  We deliver in a range of areas including Early Years, Teaching Assistant, Children’s Residential Care and Business Administration.  You need to be enthusiastic and passionate about getting the best out of people. Communication skills and attention to detail are also important aspects to be a success in this role. There is a lot to learn, but you will receive strong support from a friendly and helpful team. 


If you’ve got the relevant behaviours and skills, then we would love to hear from you. 


Required Qualifications: AAQA or Assessor A1/D32/D33; a relevant level 3 qualification and 2-years sector experience in any of the above areas. 


If you haven’t got the formal assessor qualification but would like to be considered as a trainee assessor, please contact us. 


Join us and enjoy the benefits of working within a learning and development team – training opportunities and the chance to learn and progress are of high importance to us. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community. 


What we can offer you:

As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including: 

  • Hybrid working arrangements as appropriate. We recognise the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way. As a hybrid worker you will be able to work from home with access to any CBC location.  

  • A £250 one off hybrid worker payment, helping you achieve a safe and suitable work space at home  

  • Support to work from abroad for up to a month a year where appropriate 

  • Generous family friendly policies and practices 

  • A supportive and inclusive environment that values and celebrates differences 

  • Staff network and support groups 

  • Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days with length of service. 

  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance: click here 

  • An Employee Assistance Programme offering support to all employees through workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues 

  • Training and Learning offer – we have access to hundreds of courses and role specific training is also available 

  • Access to discounts from local and national retailers 


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’. 


Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer.  We welcome discussion on location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process. 


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Academy Assessor Recruitment Pack 


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact:  Paula Brown at 300 5758 or Caroline Evans at 0300 300 5754 


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at 



Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.   


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve.  Therefore we welcome applications from everyone. In addition we are a  Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. 


If you require assistance to apply for our roles, help with writing your CV, interview techniques or careers advice please contact our team of careers advisors at Our service is confidential, impartial and free for all.