£26,000 - £28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
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Role Summary:

  1. Provide a comprehensive and efficient administrative service for our NPQ Assessments, ensuring the process runs smoothly from start to finish

  2. Ensuring participant progress data is accurately recorded for reporting purposes

  3. Support the day to day administration of the Teacher Development Trust and its programmes.



TDT’s offices are based in London. However, this role lends itself to home-working from elsewhere in the UK with occasional visits to our main office. 

Hours per week


Contract basis

Full time

Contract type 



£26,000 - £28,000 per annum 


8% employer pension contribution; opportunities for flexible and remote working; wide-ranging opportunities for personal and professional development

Reports to

Head of Operations


The Teacher Development Trust (TDT) is an established and fast-growing charity based in London that is dedicated to improving the educational outcomes for children by raising the quality of teachers’ professional development. 


To meet the needs of a range of school leadership programmes we are now seeking an Assessment and Data Officer to coordinate and ensure the success of our NPQ Assessments, whilst also supporting the administration of the Teacher Development Trust and its programmes.


This is an exciting opportunity in a fast-growing and influential education charity. We're looking for a proactive, confident communicator with an understanding of the education landscape to join our team in supporting our existing services and programmes. We have an excellent track record of staff developing within the charity, as well as staff who have developed their careers into schools, other charities, and the public sector.


Key responsibilities


  • Liaise with TDT’s Delivery Partners to ensure all eligible NPQ participants submit an assessment within the required timeframe

  • Support participants and assessors through the assessment process, ensuring queries are responded to promptly and effectively

  • Ensure submitted assessments are received in the correct format

  • Upload assessments to markers and moderators, ensuring conflict of interest rules are adhered to

  • Be the main contact for our marking and plagiarism partners 

  • Ensure marks are received back in a timely manner

  • Ensure marks are sent back to participants within the required timeframe

  • Ensure assessment marks and participant retention information is sent to and received by the Department for Education

  • Troubleshoot queries and/or non-standard assessments (e.g. dealing with accessibility issues)

  • To manage deferrals, appeals, resit requests and complaints relating to assessment.

  • Work with the Department for Education nominated external moderator (Tribal)


Required skills

  • A very high level of spoken and written literacy

  • High organisational skills and attention to detail

  • Data handling: expertise using Microsoft Excel to collate, manipulate and present data

  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM system and/or project management platforms e.g. Asana


Desired skills

  • Understanding of the current NPQ programme

  • Experience of working with assessment/exam system

  • Experience of working in, or understanding of schools and the wider education sector


Other Information


We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans including non-binary (LGBTQ+) candidates, and candidates from low income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at TDT and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity.


Interested candidates should apply by 5.00pm on Thursday 7th July 2022


  • Cover Letter – please explain why you want to work as the Assessment Officer for the Teacher Development Trust and how your skills, knowledge and experience are relevant to this role. Please also state where you saw this job role advertised.

  • CV

  • The names of 2 referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer (references will not be taken up until after interview)

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. Interviews are scheduled to take place in the week commencing 18 July 2022 and will be held virtually. Due to the anticipated volume of applications we are unfortunately unable to provide detailed feedback.


More about Teacher Development Trust

Founded by teachers in 2012, the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) is the national charity for effective professional development in schools and ... Read more

Refreshed on: 02 July 2022
Closed date: 07 July 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Admin, Operations

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