Team Leader

Job summary
We’re looking for an experienced people manager to join our Marking team, leading a team of permanent and temporary employees to plan and deliver our marking process. As Marking Team Leader you’ll recruit, monitor and manage a team, ensuring that the marking process is completed to strict deadlines. You’ll work to support the entire annual cycle: from planning peak activity to recruiting and managing a large team of temporary employees in the summer.

We’re looking for someone with:

•experience of managing the entire employee lifecycle, including recruitment and performance management
•exposure to managing and delivering processes through people
•the ability to see the ‘big picture’ and translate this into team deliverables
•exceptional verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail
•strong relationship development and management skills
•experience monitoring KPIs/SLAs to ensure delivery of team goals
•a flexible working style and the ability to adapt to shifting priorities.

About us
At AQA we have a passion for inspiring lessons and great learning. We employ over 800 people as well as around 40,000 associates (people who mark, moderate and work with us to deliver our qualifications) and have offices in Guildford, Manchester, Harrogate, London and Bath.

What’s in it for you?

We recognise the contribution our people make, and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package, including:

•a core 35 hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•five paid days per year for voluntary service
•a contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme
•a Ride to Work scheme
•an on-site staff restaurant
•flexible shift patterns over Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

How to apply
To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter stating why you think you are suitable for the role and your salary expectations via our website.

Closing date for applications is 10:00am Thursday 21 March 2019. However, applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our adverts sooner.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. AQA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.