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GCSE/ International GCSE - Mathematics - Principal Examiner



London, UK
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Reference: GSCE/INT/4PM1

Closing date: 24 September 2023 at midnight

Principal Examiners International GCSE Further Pure Mathematics - produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and are responsible for the standardisation of its marking.

We are recruiting a Principal Examiner for unit 4PM1.


To produce a working draft paper / respond to any amendments or suggestions and produce a draft paper.

To set / approve questions and mark schemes - demonstrate the specification’s content and assessment criteria has been met in the question papers (may take the form of a grid). Its content should be clear and fit for purpose.

To attend the Question paper Evaluation Committee meeting (QPEC) and produce a final draft.

To ensure final question papers meet the specification content and assessment objectives.

To ensure parity of standards across question papers

Monitor the marking standards of all examiners (including Assistant Principal Examiners, Team Leaders and Examiners), ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout.

To monitor the standards of examiners, advise on their appointment, training and reappointment.

To attend the awarding meeting, advise on mark ranges for the grade boundaries.

To submit an evaluation report on performance of the question paper.

Experience/qualifications required:

You will have experience of teaching the relevant subject and level

You will have team leader or above examining experience

You will have a relevant degree in Mathematics.

You will have assessment experience in the relevant qualification

You will have experience of managing people

You will have the ability to work well under pressure

You will have the ability to meet deadlines.

Competencies required:

Decision Making

Delivery Focused



Maximizing Potential in Self and Others

Change management/flexibility

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

You will be required to have excellent communication, strong organization and IT skills

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