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Examiner - GCE A Level - Government and Politics

Pearson Edexcel

Posted 3rd October 2016

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Job location:
Nationwide (Home working)
Closing date:
May 2017
Interview date(s):
To be confirmed
Start date:
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Pearson have exciting opportunities for Government and Politics teachers to become Examiners for our GCE A Level qualification.

This is an excellent opportunity to earn some extra money in a part-time role, alongside any full-time commitments you may have, whilst also developing your career in education.

A GCE Government and Politics Examiner will mark candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to Code of Practice and examination procedures. Most subjects will be marked onscreen using ePEN, which can be done from home.

Experience/ Qualifications:

To be eligible apply you need only to have a degree, be a qualified teacher and a minimum of one academic year’s full time teaching experience, in the last 8 years. This must be in GCE A Level Government and Politics.

You will have the ability to work well under pressure
You will have the ability to meet deadlines
You will have a high level of subject knowledge in order to apply the mark scheme.

Additional Information
The marking period is between May and July. Before you begin any marking however you will receive New Examiner training and then Standardisation to ensure that you are competent and comfortable in marking to the standards we set.

Although the fees differ across units, based on complexity to mark as well as time and effort required, an average payment to an Assessment Associate will be in the region of £500- £800. We also pay a fee for attendance at the training/standardisation meeting, be it face to face or online, and a teacher release fee to your centre if appropriate.

About Pearson
Welcome to Pearson, the world's leading learning company. We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning.
We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in names like Edexcel, BTEC, EDI and LCCI.

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How to apply

Applications will need to be made online.

Contact details

Name: Zahra Taghizadeh
Email: aaresourcing@pearson.com

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