Awarding organisation committee member

Closing date 12pm on Friday 6 January 2023

Job title: Awarding organisation committee member 

Salary: Voluntary 

Location/base: Flexible

Hours: 10 days a year


CIH is in an exciting period of growth and transition and is recruiting for three members for our Awarding Organisation Committee to oversee the quality assurance of our qualification and apprenticeship end point assessment offer.

About the role
The purpose of the committee is to set strategic direction and manage performance of the CIH Awarding Organisation (AO), ensuring it meets its objectives and is compliant with the requirements of the UK regulators – Ofqual (England), CCEA (Northern Ireland), Qualifications Wales and SQA (Scotland) in the design, delivery and awarding of regulated qualifications and apprenticeship end point assessments.

We are looking for experienced and dynamic individuals with a background in education regulation and quality assurance to steer the work of the awarding organisation.  The AO develops and offers a wide range of housing qualifications at Levels 2-5.  It is also an apprenticeship end point assessment organisation for the housing standards at Levels 2, 3 and 4. 

A housing background is not essential as the best aspect of working with CIH is meeting and working with our fabulous members. Their drive and commitment act as a huge motivator, we are always learning from their diverse experiences within the sector and using this learning to support our work.

Committee member commitments

Remuneration: The role of committee members is not accompanied by any financial remuneration, although expenses for travel can be claimed

Location: in person committee meetings are usually held in the CIH offices, Suites 5&6 Rowan House, Westwood Way, Coventry, CV4 8HS and meetings will be a combination of in person or virtual. 

Time commitment: The committee has a minimum of three meetings a year with a time commitment of approximately 10 days per year (including meeting attendance).  The anticipated time commitment also includes preparation for all meetings and the reading of committee papers.

Term of office: The term of office is three years. Committee members can stand for re-election to the committee for an additional three-year term.

We are committed to equal opportunities at all stages of recruitment and selection and strive to have a workforce that promotes inclusivity. We welcome applicants from all sectors of the community to achieve and celebrate diversity.

For an informal chat, please contact Sarah Dunkerley (director of professional development)

To be considered for this position please forward your CV and a letter/email expressing your interest to governance by the closing date, Friday 6 January 2023. Interviews dates will be advised as soon as possible following this.

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