BTEC Task and Question Paper Writer - Btec Nationals - Business

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Closing date:09 October 2019 at midnight 

Pearson are  recruiting  BTEC Task and Question Paper Writers for BTEC Nationals in Business:




Business - Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign

Business - Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance

Business - Unit 7: Business Decision Making

Business - Unit 6: Principles of Management


Purpose of this role

  A BTEC Writer is responsible for setting the assessment tasks and/or exam questions.

Key Accountabilities:


You will be required to:


Produce a question paper, mark scheme and assessment objective grid.

Produce tasks for case studies

Complete a copyright request form where appropriate and necessary.
If relevant, you must also seek to ensure parity of standards across optional questions in the paper.
In conjunction with the Lead Examiner you are responsible for: 

Demonstrating how the specification’s content and assessment criteria and objectives have been met in the tasks and/or question paper. This may take the form of a grid
Ensuring that the manner in which the content is tested in the tasks and /or question paper is clear and fit for purpose

Taking account of feedback from previous assessment sessions, including Committee (QPEC) meeting.
Amend materials following QPEC as required.
Ensuring that the final tasks and/or question paper meet the specification content and assessment objectives
You will be required to: 
Produce working draft materials 
Edit materials in response to a review of the working draft tasks by the Chair of Examiners/Lead Examiner/Subject Leader.
 Produce revised draft(s) in response to a review of the edited materials by the Reviser/ Chair of Examiners/ Lead Examiner/Subject Leader.
Complete and sign checklist forms at each of the designated stages of production.
Attend the  QPEC meetings 
 The ability to comment on the appropriateness of the sample assessment materials in terms of:
 Suitability of question content in terms of its currency, depth/breadth of difficulty and amount
 Suitability of the questions in relation to the specification content in terms of sampling, depth and standard of assessment 
Appropriateness of question types for content assessed
 Overall impressions of the sample assessment in relation to its fitness for purpose for learners and their progression.

Previous Work Experience:

You must have experience of teaching a relevant subject and level
Skills and Knowledge 
You will have a degree or equivalent
You will be qualified teacher
You will have sound organisational skills
You will have the availability to work well under pressure 
You will be IT literate 

Intermediate level skills in the use of microsoft word and excel 
Any associate undertaking this role must: 
Have personal IT equipment capable of running Pearson required software
Have a suitable internet connection
Have a personal and secure email account
Have a postal address in the United Kingdom
Declare any conflicts of interest that could impact on the role 
Have availability, dependent upon the requirements and workload for the sector, in any given year 
Abide by the terms of conditions as stated in the contract for work 

Important Information


As part of the application process, you are required to complete a task. A document with details of the task is attached to the vacancy. Please note, if you wish to apply for Unit 3: Personal and Business Financeplease select  "BTEC Writer Task - Finance Question Paper" If interested in  units 2/6/7 please select "BTEC Writer Task - Set Task"? 


Please ensure to complete and submit the task to us through within 7 days of submitting your form (please select General Enquiries under Category Type)

Applications may be withdrawn if no task is received. 



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