Examiner - International GCSE Economics (2017 specification)

Reference:Ex/iGCSE/Eco/2017spec 

An International GCSE Economics (2017 specification) Examiner marks 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.

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 hold a minimum of one year’s full time teaching experience of 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 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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