Examiner - GCSE History (2016 Specification) - Newly Qualified Teacher

Reference:Ex/GCSE/History NQT 

earson are now accepting applications for Examiners from newly qualified teachers (NQTs), as well as experienced teachers.

As a NQT, working as an Examiner will provide you with an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge of the assessment cycle and will increase your familiarity with the new specification. 

A GCSE History (2016 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.

We are also recruiting for:

Examiner - GCE - History (2016 Specification) 

Examiner - GCSE History (2016 specification) 

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 a degree or equivalent

  • You will be a qualified teacher

  • You will be in your NQT year of teaching GCSE History. 

   

 

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.

 

About Pearson

Welcome to Pearson, the world's leading learning company. We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning.We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.

Application Options

To take advantage of this opportunity complete our online application

If you have any further queries, please refer to our Knowledge Base or contact our Help Desk.