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Assessment Quality Controller - Cape Town

R 15k per month
  • Recruiter: International Colleges Group
  • Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Salary: R 15k per month
  • Sector: Education Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 23 April 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included

Principle Accountabilities:

 Assist with the designing  and implementation of summative assessment development and moderation policies and procedures that meet DOE / UMALUSI requirements

  • Ensure compliance to all summative development moderation criteria related to the design of the summative tool/Question Paper

  • Ensure that summative tools/Question Paper  meet UMALUSI  requirements

  • Assist in designing of  training documents for Designers & Moderators

  • Ensure correct unit standards are assessed in each summative tool / Question Papers

  • Manage moderation process of assignments and summative. Interrogate reports and provide feedback to management. Ensure safekeeping of moderation safekeeping records. Mange the implementations of moderation.

  • Ensure relevant assessment criteria/standards are applied 

  • Ensure compliance to standardise mark allocation and time allocation across all summative tools/Question Papers and unit standards/ subject content  within a summative tool  

  • Ensure specific outcomes /Learning Outcomes and assessment standards are covered in the summative tools in line with assessment criteria. 

  • Ensure the summative tool and memo correspond in all respects 

  • Ensure minimum queries are raised on content, duration and general standard of summative tools 

  • Ensure all academic editing queries are addressed and resolved 

  • Provide feedback final sign-off on academic quality of each summative tool and suggest corrective action. 

  • Assist in setting of the timetable 

  • Prepare all analysis reports and relevant documentation for Exam Committee and Board meetings 

  • Generate question paper databank for cost saving and academic integrity purposes


 Teaching or training experience in an educational or training environment is essential

  • Experience in complexities regarding unit standard based assessment tools

  • Experience in quality assuring summative tools

  • Sound knowledge of ETQA requirements for summative assessment

  • Experience in relationship management with professional bodies in the industry

  • Strong learner services exposure and/or experience

  • Extensive experience in regulatory issues, problems, solutions, models and systems in the Educational industry (ideally with experience in the Distance Education Industry), specifically in SA.

  • An in-depth understanding of the educational industry in SA today, and the challenges it faces.

  • Experience in an assessment environment

  • Knowledge of exam processes

  • Experience in managing or supervising staff

  •  Experience in setting and moderating question papers

  • Exposure to negotiating with external examiners and moderators

  •  Customer satisfaction orientation

  •  Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organisational and administration skills

  • PC Literacy with a working knowledge of MS Word for Windows, Basic Excel, Outlook



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