Moderator – Business and Enterprise – External Quality Assurance


  • Competitive
  • Remote / Home based
  • Flexible
  • Flexible
Posted 4 weeks ago

About the role


We’re excited to be looking for Moderators to join our External Quality Assurance team on a flexible worker contract for the Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise qualification.

The purpose of moderation is to check that centres are correctly and consistently assessing student work and that the materials submitted for moderation meet the required standard.

As a Moderator, you’ll be expected to complete moderation activities, completing reports within specific Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to a high standard during our moderation window which begins on 17 May 2024 and ends on 31 July 2024.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Attending team and internal standardisation meetings as required, taking ownership of collecting evidence as instructed by the Chief Moderator, demonstrating CPD across your area of expertise
  • Moderating centre marking and document outcomes in line with quality assurance guidelines
  • Planning moderation activities for providers allocated in line with NCFE requirements and the moderation sampling strategy ensuring a proactive approach is taken
  • Conducting timely moderation activities to monitor and review performance against Awarding Organisation (AO) and regulatory requirements to ensure quality and consistency

We’d love to hear from you if you offer the following:

  • Relevant subject expertise, qualified to at least Level 3
  • Evidence of at least 3 years of working in the sector
  • Relevant teaching and/ or assessing experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Self-motivated and good organisational skills

Feeling inspired? Read the full Job Description to find out more.

Why work as a flexible worker for NCFE?

Our flexible workforce provides supportive quality assurance to ensure that learners taking NCFE qualifications are getting the best education possible. If you become a flexible worker with us, you’ll choose how to fit your work around your other personal and professional commitments – making this a great opportunity to make a difference in a way that suits you.

You’ll receive full training and the materials, tools or equipment needed to ensure you’re able to complete your duties in line with NCFE requirements, with the ability to take on flexible worker contract alongside other work, without the need to be registered as self-employed.

All applicants will be expected to adhere to NCFE’s behavioural framework and to uphold our core values.

Shape real change with an NCFE career

Imagine a career where your contributions affect not only what people learn, but the way that learning is developed and delivered.

With over 170 years of education experience our core purpose remains at the heart of the organisation – to promote and advance learning to create a fairer, more inclusive society, making sure no learner is left behind.

Want to know more? Take a look at our website


How to apply 

Before applying, please note that we require all candidates to be able to demonstrate proof of Right to Work in the UK.

Ready to join us and shape real change? Apply with your Cover Letter & CV if you have the expertise and commitment to excel in this position.


Closing Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

Due to the volume of flexible worker contracts available we’ll be reviewing and shortlisting applications on an ongoing basis over the upcoming weeks.


Interview Date: TBC

Find more information about our V-Cert qualifications by visiting the NCFE website Select the relevant subject/s and navigate to our qualification pages, here you’ll find Qualification Specifications and Tutor Guidance documents. The Assessment Material section also includes sample assessments and exemplar learner responses.

If successful in this post you will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands, and final warnings that are not protected (i.e., that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) statement 

We’re committed to building rich diversity into our workforce at all levels, to ensure that we understand and are representative of the communities and customers we serve.  


We do not discriminate against anyone due to their gender, sexuality, race, age, religion, beliefs, identity, social background, visible or hidden disability, or neurodiversity. Instead, we pride ourselves on our collaborative, vibrant and high-performance culture which embraces everyone, celebrates uniqueness, and enables everyone’s voice to be heard. 

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