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Visiting Examiner - GCSE - Drama (2016 Specification)



London, UK
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Reference: VE/GCSE/Drama(NS)

A GCSE Drama (2016 Specification) Visiting Examiner will be responsible for marking candidates' performance by visiting centres and ensuring the overall standards are maintained.

Centre visits involve marking forms of examination work, or conducting and marking oral examinations, or being present at practical examinations where the activity of candidates has to be observed as part of the marking procedure. Visits are carried out on dates agreed between the Visiting Examiner and the centre.

We are particularly short of visiting examiners in the following geographical areas:






We are also looking for:


  • To visit centres and mark the performance of candidates in accordance with published marking criteria and procedures, ensuring the overall standards are maintained.

  • To report any difficulties encountered during the assessment to Pearson.

  • To undertake an agreed allocation of local centres.

  • To submit written reports to the Chief Examiner and/or Team Leaders.

Experience/Qualifications needed

  • You will have a degree or equivalent.

  • You will be a qualified teacher.

  • You will have one academic years' (full time or part time) worth of teaching experience:

  • a. within the last 8 years

  • b. within the relevant qualification and subject

  • c. since qualifying as a teacher

Competencies required

  • You will have a high level of subject knowledge in order to apply the mark scheme.

  • You will have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • You will be IT literate.

About Pearson

We value the power of inclusive culture and embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm. Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the centre of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. We provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.