DfE Requirement for Proof Readers

DfE Requirement for Proof Readers

The Department for Education is looking to recruit a pool of proof readers to work with us to improve and assure the quality of our assessment materials.

Provision of Quality Assurance resource for the Standards and Testing Agency (STA 0284)

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Education and training services – 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£98,500

Procurement reference

tender_280693/981863

Published date

21 July 2021

Closing date

21 September 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

3 January 2022

Contract end date

31 December 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

The Standards and Testing Agency (STA), an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE) is looking to recruit a pool of proof readers to work with us to improve and assure the quality of our assessment materials including Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests.

The STA is looking for individuals or organisations who have a good understanding of the national curriculum for key stages 1 and 2 in England, in English reading/literacy, English grammar, punctuation and spelling, mathematics/numeracy, including the application of skills and use of data in addition to relevant professional experience.

Experience is likely to come from the classroom, working as a subject advisor to schools, curriculum development, test development or wider assessment development or from a publishing or professional proofing background.

Additionally, experts engaged for proofing will have experience of proofing complex materials, on paper and preferably on screen.

STA is looking to recruit to the following roles:
Subject specialists
Editorial proofers
Marking proofers
Grammar proofers
Fresh Pair of Eyes proofers
An invitation to tender (ITT) for the provision of the Quality Assurance resource (ref: STA-0284) containing all relevant information regarding the procurement together with the bidders’ response section can be obtained on request by emailing TendersTD.STA@education.gov.uk.

 

More information

 

Additional text
More information
Please email TendersTD.STA@education.gov.uk copying Rashida.akbar@education.gov.uk if you would like more information or have any queries about this procurement.How to apply
Please follow the instructions provided in the tender documentation which can be obtained on request by emailing TendersTD.STA@education.gov.uk.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Cheylesmore House, 5 Quinton Road, Coventry CV1 2WT
Coventry
CV1 2WT
England

Email

TendersTD.STA@education.gov.uk