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Examiner - GCE A Level - History (2016 Specification)

Pearson, Home based

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Posted 7th December 2020

Job location:
Home based
Closing date:
7th March 2021
Interview date(s):
To be confirmed
Start date:
May 2021

Examiner - GCE A Level - History (2016 Specification)

A GCE History (2016 Specification) Examiner will mark candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to conditions of recognition and examination procedures. Most subjects will be marked onscreen using ePEN, which can be done from home. A few subjects are still marked in the traditional method, using paper scripts sent through the post. A high level of subject knowledge is necessary in order to apply the mark scheme. Each examiner will receive an agreed allocation of scripts.

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  • To mark accurately and consistently to ensure overall standards are maintained
  • To submit samples to your Team Leader at designated times
  • To ensure milestones for marking are adhered to
  • To ensure all administration is completed as specified

Experience/qualifications needed

  • You will have one academic year's worth of teaching experience:

a. within the last 8 years

b. within the relevant qualification and subject

  • You will have a degree or equivalent
  • You will be a qualified teacher

Competencies required

  • 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 - July.
  • The training required to mark as an examiner will take place between May and June.

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