Examiner - GCE A Level - English Language and Literature (2016 Specification)

Reference:Ex(NS)EngL&L 

A GCE English Language and Literature (2016 Specification) Examiner will mark candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to 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.

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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

 

Qualifications needed

  • You will have a degree or equivalent
  • You will be a qualified teacher
 
Experience needed
 
You will have at least one year's full time teaching experience in the relevant subject and qualification, in the last 12 years. 
 
 
If you are applying for the following: 
  • 8EL0/02 (AS Level)
  • 9EL0/02 (A2 Level) 

Please note, although there is no requirement to read all the texts in the specification for this qualification, as an Examiner you will be assigned to a specific group of questions. This will require being thoroughly familiar with all the texts attached to each of these groups. Many of these are, however, well-known and widely taught, and you will be given extensive support both during training and the exam series itself in marking responses on these texts.  

 

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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