Researcher/Research Manager

£25,151 to £38,042 per annum DOE and experience
11 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed! NFER is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Researcher/Research Manager Centre for Assessment to join the team based in Slough. The successful candidate will join us on a full time temporary appointment for at least 12 months (starting in January 2017) and will receive a competitive salary of £25,151 to £38,042 per annum DOE & qualifications.

An exciting opportunity for a primary / secondary teacher of maths / numeracy, English / literacy and/or with expertise in e-assessment to join the UK’s largest independent provider of research, assessment and information services for education.

NFER makes a difference to learners of all ages by helping improve practice and understanding. The Centre for Assessment is involved in all aspects of assessment, from the development of high stakes tests for the monitoring of national standards to creating assessment and curriculum resources for teachers to use to track progress in their classrooms. The Centre also carries out assessment-related research as well as producing guidance for schools on curriculum and assessment policy.

The key responsibilities of this Researcher/Research Manager Centre for Assessment post are:

- Test development

- Conducting research as part of project teams

- Contributing to the development of research proposals.

Teaching experience in the UK is required. Researcher/Research Manager Centre for Assessment applicants should also be able to demonstrate a flexible range of research skills; experience of educational and/or social research is desirable.

Strong organisational skills and a very high level of attention to detail are essential requirements for this Researcher/Research Manager Centre for Assessment role.

The opportunity for training in a range of research and assessment skills will be provided.

NFER is a registered charity and an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Benefits of working at the Foundation include 30 days paid leave per year over and above Bank Holidays and discretionary days, generous pension arrangements and good support for staff development.

Our offices are located in lovely grounds a mile from the town centre; communications by road and rail are excellent.

Applicants for this post should note that it is exempt from the ‘Rehabilitation of Offenders Act’; further details of NFER’s Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checking procedure are in the attached Further Particulars for this post.

Closing date:  Wednesday 30th November 2016

Interviews: w/c 5th and 12th December 2016

If you have an enthusiastic can do mentality and a willingness to challenge yourself in order to push your learning and progress your career as a Researcher/Research Manager Centre for Assessment please click ‘Apply’ below.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.