Examiner - GCSE - German (2016 Specification)
A GCSE German (2016 Specification) Examiner marks 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
·You will have one academic year's worth of teaching experience:
a. within the last 8 years
b. within the relevant qualification subject
c. since qualifying as a teacher
·You will have a degree or equivalent
·You will be a qualified teacher
·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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