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Closing date: 20210304
Circa £80,000 + generous annual leave and benefits
It’s a fascinating time for AQA, with a new strategy in development and ambitious plans to be the UK’s pre-eminent educational assessment organisation, with a global presence.
Our People Group vision is “Enabling our people to be brilliant every day”.
This is a key role that will see the incumbent operate in a blended Talent Acquisition & EDI capacity.
Our new Head of Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion will lead an established team to attract a truly inclusive workforce and ensure AQA is seen internally and externally as a great place to work.
This role owns AQA’s talent acquisition and resourcing strategy, including employer branding, resource planning and future talent pipelining for internal colleagues, contractors and examiners. Our new Head of Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion will develop our all-encompassing talent acquisition strategy to include early careers programmes, with a particular focus on equality, diversity and inclusion. They’ll be a strong strategic leader who will contribute to the broader people agenda.
The role is based within our People Group and is a key member of the leadership team.
At AQA we recognise our employees’ contribution and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package. This includes:
How to apply
Please upload your CV and covering letter via our AQA job portal.
The interview process will include a pre-screening call, 2 interviews including a presentation and a psychometric assessment. We’re looking to offer by mid-April 2021
AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique.
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.
As an employer we are moving towards a more agile way of working, including a balance of office working and home working.
We have a preferred supplier list (PSL) in place.
Unsolicited CVs will be treated as a gift. We will not be subject to or liable under your terms and conditions for agency fees.
AQA are an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges. With a turnover of over £170m, we set and mark papers for around half of all GCSEs and A-levels. In the summer of 2019 we awarded over 3 million qualifications. Born out of five leading universities, we have over a century of qualifications expertise. Today, we employ more than 1000 people across six locations and work with around 27,000 teachers, lecturers, subject experts and academics, who help set and mark our exams.