Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

Examiner- GCE A Level - Economics (2015 Specification)

Reference: Ex(NS)Econ

A GCE Economics (New 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.

We are also looking for:

Responsibilities


- 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

Or

Lecturer Experience / qualifications needed


- You will have a degree or equivalent


- You will have at least one years full time teaching experience at undergraduate level in the last 3 years.

Competencies required


- 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

Additional information


- 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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