Specialist Assessor

Basingstoke, Hampshire
£9,486.14 to £10,368.43 per annum (Pro rata £25,975.18 to £28,391.10 per annum)
08 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

FTE 0.3652 (20 hours per week, 30 weeks per year)

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Skills Funding Agency. 

BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships, the achievement rates of our apprentices are significantly above the sector average and we have set ambitious growth targets up to 2020.

Basingstoke College of Technology has a vacancy for a Specialist Assessor to join our team.

The role requires the successful candidate to co-ordinate and manage the assessments of access arrangements for students attending BCoT including carrying out new assessments, renewing arrangements where appropriate and ensuring all students with an EHCP have arrangements in place and that paperwork is completed accurately and in line with JQC requirements and deadlines.


The successful candidate will have/be at least one of the following:

  • qualified psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Current SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate
  • Post-graduate qualification in individual specialist assessment at or equivalent to Level 7
  • Willingness to complete the level 7 qualification by September 2018

You will possess a strong track record of working with learners who have Additional Learning Support needs, with demonstrable experience in supporting reading and language acquisition. Experience in an FE environment is desirable, but not essential.

Applications will be considered as they are received. Interviews for suitable candidates will be arranged before the scheduled closing date so please do not delay in applying.

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by candidate) as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.