Independent Assessor for End Point Assessment (IA EPA) of the Food Industry Technical Professional

Sheffield Hallam University
June 30, 2024
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Independent Assessor for End Point Assessment (IA EPA) of the Food Industry Technical Professional

Sheffield Business School Other Casual - £33.47 per hour (£37.51/hr including holiday pay)

This is a rolling advert and may close earlier than advertised. Once a certain number of applications are received, they will be processed at regular intervals. Please ensure you complete and submit your application as soon as possible for consideration

The Role

We are looking for independent assessors to undertake the End Point Assessment of our Food

Technology degree apprentices in accordance with the assessment plan for the Apprenticeship Standard for Food Industry Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship STO197/01.

In order to be considered, you will:

- Hold a degree in a related area such as Food Science, Food Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology or Nutrition;

- Have significant experience in the food and drink industry;

- Complete a minimum of 5 days food and drink related continuing professional development per year;

- Be a member of a relevant professional body.

Please note, this role will be paid on a casual basis through our University payroll, subject to the usual tax and national insurance requirements.

The Food Industry Technical Professional Team

The level 6 degree apprenticeship BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Food Technology is taught by academics and industry specialists in food, sited within the division of Sustainable Futures and Supply Chain in Sheffield Business School. Academics in this team support the delivery of a varied portfolio of Food and Nutrition undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship education.

Sheffield Business School, part of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering, is committed to the delivery of high-quality, applied courses supporting learners to become responsible leaders, entrepreneurs, and global citizens.

You can find out more about the school at Sheffield Business School.

The Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Food Technology is a key contact for independent assessors and, along with the academic coach and our team of experienced and welcoming academics, is responsible for ensuring high quality delivery of this exciting and relevant provision as well as liaising with employers and learners throughout their time with us at Sheffield Hallam University.

The team includes academics with a range of professional backgrounds, from food safety and food chemistry to food technology and product innovation. The course benefits from access to state-of-the-art specialist facilities (including kitchens and laboratories) that are fully supported by specialist technical colleagues with wide-ranging relevant knowledge and skills to further help bring the learning on the course to life.

If you are offered this post you will be subject to a standard check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area Sheffield Hallam.

The role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route so if you are an international applicant, you will need to ensure you have an appropriate visa to evidence the necessary right to work in the UK.

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We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements.

Contact Person : Jenny Paxman Contact Email : [email protected] Date Advertised : 29-May-2024 Closing Date : 30-Jun-2024 Contact Number : 0114 2252759 Job number : 106265

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