Moderator - GCSE - Music (2016 Specification)
A GCSE Music (2016 Specification) Moderator will review the centre assessment of candidates’ work in accordance with the agreed assessment criteria and Pearson's procedures. Each moderator will moderate a specified number of centre samples.
To carry out the moderation of parts of a subject examination, such as coursework, projects and special studies, which are marked initially by teachers in the centres and then sent to you. Moderation will usually involve sampling procedures. Moderators will not be required to visit centres.
To undertake, when necessary, the direct assessment of school-based components in the subject where centres opt not to make initial assessments.
You will have one academic year's worth of teaching experience: a. within the last 8 years b. within the relevant qualification and 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 moderation period is between May and July
With an average allocation, your fee would be £500 - £800
A fee for attending standardisation will also be paid when you have submitted your reports to Pearson.
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