Examiner - GCSE Astronomy (2017 Specification)
A GCSE Astronomy (2017 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.
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 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
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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