Senior Digital Researcher - eAssessment

National Foundation For Educational Research
01 May 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Digital Researcher - eAssessment
Slough, Berkshire

Interested in using your know-how in eAssessment or eLearning for educational assessment?

NFER has a worldwide reputation as a leading independent provider of education research and analysis. We are a registered charity that has contributed evidence, in-depth knowledge, and research expertise to support the creation of an excellent education for all children and young people for over seventy years. Improving the lives of children and young people is at the heart of everything we do.

As the Senior Digital Researcher for eAssessment, you'll be part of the team who develop assessment products which enable primary schools to monitor progress and measure achievement. You'll also be involved in national and international projects developing educational and non-cognitive assessments. Your role will be to provide technical expertise relating to eAssessment projects, including managing projects and working with subject and assessment experts; assessment users; and technology providers.

Key elements of the role include:
- To manage projects relating to eAssessment
- To lead business development and proposal writing in the area of eAssessment
- To represent NFER with clients and the wider eAssessment community
- To lead research focused on eAssessment and to contribute to the wider assessment and research activities of NFER

Your technical background:
- Experienced in use of HTML and CSS
- Effective communicator both verbally and in writing with technical and non-technical colleagues and stakeholders
- Project management experience
- Experienced in producing materials for use by children and young people

You'll love this job, if:
You enjoy sharing the potential of eAssessment with talented colleagues.

Bonus Points:
We're eager to hear from you if you've worked with eAssessment or eLearning systems and delivery platforms, have experience of working in education / schools / educational assessment, have knowledge of JavaScript.

- Competitive salary - depending on skills and experience
- We are open to exploring flexible and part time working patterns
- Generous pension scheme
- Free parking
- 30 days' holiday per year plus Bank Holidays + additional discretionary days
- Excellent support for professional development

NFER is a not-for-profit organisation and an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

So, if you are looking for a fresh, new challenge as a Senior Digital Researcher - eAssessment, apply via the button shown. Applications to be submitted by midnight 7th May 2019.

This vacancy has been placed by Webrecruit on behalf of NFER.

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