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Education and Training

Evaluation Manager – 75117
£31,265 – £39,000
Multiple Locations


We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit:


The vision of the Judicial College (JC) is to be a world leader in judicial education, aiming to provide the highest quality training for judicial office holders and support the senior judiciary in preparing for the justice system of the future.

The JC is part of the Judicial Office and has the incredibly important role of fulfilling statutory judicial training responsibilities on behalf of the Lord Chief Justice, the Senior President of Tribunals and the Chief Coroner. The overriding objective of the JC is to provide training, resources and publications of the highest standard, thereby strengthening the judiciary’s capacity to discharge their functions effectively. The JC delivers training to a huge range of judicial office holders including courts and tribunals judges, tribunal members, coroners and coroners’ officers, magistrates and magistrates’ legal advisers. Responsible for the training of approximately 22,000 full and part time judicial office holders holding a wide variety of judicial roles, the JC is integral in promoting the rule of law and effective administration of justice.

The Role

The Evaluation Manager will play a key role in supporting the JC’s evaluation processes (design, collation, review, reporting, dissemination and subsequent engagement) and Training Needs Analyses for training offered by the JC. The Evaluation Manager will work with Judicial Course Directors and Training Leads and others in monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the training of judicial office holders across England, Wales and parts of Scotland. The scope of this role is expanding as a result of the JC taking on responsibility of training for all magistrates within England and Wales.

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Contribute to the development of evaluation of judicial training including face to face, digital and/or hybrid training.
  • Support the analysis of training needs and other projects using surveys and questionnaires, the Judicial College Learning system (JCL) and other methods.
  • Assist with and enhance the JC’s ability to evaluate training, such as the impact and application of learning in the workplace.
  • Manage the evaluation of all judicial continuation and induction training in accordance with the JC evaluation strategy.
  • Assist with data collection (both quantitative and qualitative) and drafting of evaluation reports and briefing notes arising from JC training.
  • Provide support to JC committees, including providing evaluation reports, briefing notes and (as necessary) minute taking on evaluation matters.

Example responsibilities of the role

The role will require the Evaluation Manager to (amongst others):

  • Work to ensure that Course Director/Training Leads (judges and other judicial office holders) and their relevant training teams receive the timely feedback data they need to develop and enhance judicial learning.
  • Oversee and assist with the production of comprehensive evaluation reports, gathering and summarising training data for stakeholders across the JC and beyond (e.g. reports for Quarterly Activity Reports, Training Committees and Sub-Committees, Governance Board, Planning Groups and the Lord Chief Justice’s Annual Training Report for Magistrates).
  • When required, to work in partnership with judicial trainers to conduct training needs analyses using a range of survey methods to establish and provide for the needs of the judiciary in relation to reform / modernisation, Faculty (cross jurisdictional) and jurisdiction-specific training.
  • Work collaboratively across teams within the JC to ensure that the best possible evaluation processes and data are provided to support and enhance judicial training.
  • Provide briefing and training to JC operations teams and others on evaluation matters as needed.

Essential experience and expertise:

  1. Highly experienced in assessing quantitative and qualitative data, drawing accurate conclusions and drafting comprehensive written recommendations.
  2. Experience of developing surveys to explore and evaluate data, ideally using online methods/tools.
  3. Confident in engaging with a variety of individuals at all levels of seniority.
  4. Experience of a training delivery or training management environment.
  5. Can use technology, especially MS Excel and/or other analytical applications to manipulate, analyse and present data

Key Civil Service Competencies               

You will be required to provide evidence of the following competencies at Level 3.

Managing a Quality Service*                             Making Effective Decisions*

Communicating and Influencing*                     Changing and Improving       

Working Together*                                             Delivering at Pace 

*You will be asked questions on these competencies during your interview.

There will be a short data handling exercise as part of the interview process; details on this will be confirmed at your interview.

Location of Post: The full-time location of the post is flexible. The Judicial College’s main office is the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL.  The post holder will be expected travel occasionally (usually to Judicial College offices in London, Leeds or Loughborough but also other locations as required for the role).


The national salary is £31,265 - £34,446, London salary is £35,405 - £39,000. Your salary will be dependent on your base location

Additional Information

Working Arrangements & Further Information

The MoJ offers Hybrid Working arrangements where business need allows. This is an informal, non-contractual form of flexible working that blends working from your base location, different MoJ sites and / or from home (please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK and not overseas). Some roles will not be suitable for Hybrid Working. Similarly, Hybrid Working will not suit everyone’s circumstances. Arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate(s) and subject to regular review.

For nationally advertised roles, the successful candidate(s) will be appointed to a MoJ office location, which may include their nearest Justice Collaboration Centre or Justice Satellite Office. This will be discussed and agreed on the completion of pre-employment checks.

Some of MoJ’s terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on ‘modernised’ terms in their current post or onto ‘unmodernised’ MoJ terms if they are on ‘unmodernised’ terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.

Flexible working hours

The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.


The MoJ offers a range of benefits:

Annual Leave

Annual leave is 25 days on appointment and will increase to 30 days after five years’ service.

There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.


The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.


The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.


The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.


  • A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.
  • Access to flexible benefits such as voluntary benefits, retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.
  • For moves to or from another employer or moves across the Civil Service this can have implications on your eligibility to carry on claiming childcare vouchers. You may however be eligible for alternative government childcare support schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. More information can be found on GOV.UK or Childcare Choices. You can determine your eligibility at
  • Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
  • Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles. Should you feel that the recruitment process has breached the recruitment principles you are able to raise a formal complaint in the following order

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident employer, MoJ are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities, by making adjustments throughout all elements of the recruitment process and in the workplace. MoJ are able to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, except in a limited number of campaigns.

You will be able to request reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process within the application form. If you need additional help completing the application form, please contact the SSCL Recruitment Enquiries Team.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: