Examiner - BTEC Next Generation


We are recruiting BTEC Examiners for the following sectors:

Animal Care, 

Applied Science, 





Equine Studies, 

Health and Social Care, 




Performing Arts, 

Public Services, 

Travel & Tourism. 


We are also actively recruiting BTEC Examiners across sectors who are able to verify in the medium of Welsh.

 A BTEC Next Generation Examiner marks candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to the Code of Practice 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 

Experience/qualifications needed

  • You will have one academic year's worth of teaching experience: 
           a. within the last 8 years 
           b. within the relevant subject and level 
           c. since qualifying as a teacher 
  • You will have a degree or equivalent 
  • You will be a qualified teacher 

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 

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