International Examiner - Summer 2019


Pearson Edexcel is looking to recruit a team of International Examiners for the Summer 2021 marking series. We are seeking Examiners for the following subjects for both International GCSE and International A Levels:  

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Core Mathematics

  • English Language

  • Further Pure Mathematics

  • History

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanics

  • Physics

  • Pure Mathematics

  • Statistics

Please be advised that applications for certain subjects may close before the closing date should we receive a high volume of applications or no longer have contracts available.  

We are looking to recruit Examiners in the following countries only:

  • UAE

  • Saudi Arabia

  • Bahrain

  • Jordan

  • Singapore

  • China

  • Vietnam

  • Hong Kong

  • Sri Lanka

  • Turkey

  • Cyprus

  • Egypt

  • Oman

Please be aware that applications received from applicants based outside of these areas will not be considered and will be withdrawn.


The Role 

An Examiner will mark candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to the conditions of recognition and examination procedures. 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 and Qualifications Required

  • You will have a degree or equivalent

  • You will be a qualified teacher

  • You will have at least one academic year's worth of teaching experience:

       a. within the last 8 years and

       b. within the relevant qualification and subject

  • Must be fluent in writing and speaking English

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 2021. You must be available to mark to the agreed deadlines in this period

  • The training required to mark as an examiner will take place remotely (online)

  • Examiners will be required to undertake new examiner training before they can start marking


About Pearson

Welcome to Pearson Edexcel, 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. 

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Application Options

To take advantage of this opportunity complete our online application