Principal Moderator - GCE A Level English Literature


Closing date:10 August 2020 at midday 

We are recruiting a Principal Moderator (A-level English Literature 9ET04) to take responsibility for a complete specification and be responsible to the Chair of Examiners for ensuring that the examination as a whole, including coursework, meets the requirements of the specification and maintains standards, year on year. 


·         To supervise the construction of the question papers and mark schemes to ensure appropriate standards.

·         To ensure that the question papers, as a whole, cover the assessment criteria as set out in the specification, and satisfactorily sample the appropriate content.

·         To participate in the Awarding process, ensuring that there is comparability in the standards of awards made via different options or tiers.

·         To act as Principal Examiner or Principal Moderator for at least one component of the examination. Experience and Qualifications Required


Experience and Qualifications Required:

·         You will have a degree or equivalent

·         You will be a qualified teacher

·         You will have experience of teaching the relevant subject and level

·         You will have assessment experience up to Team Leader level in the relevant qualification 

·         You will have experience of managing people


Competencies required:

·         You will be a good communicator

·         You will have sound organisational skills

·         You will have the ability to work well under pressure

·         You will have the ability to meet deadlines


In addition to this:

·         You will work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

·         You will be required to have excellent communication, strong organisation and IT skills.


You must have the right to work in the UK and have a UK bank account.


Please be aware that for all our senior roles, you will be required to have access to a personal PC with internet connection in order to carry out your duties (for more details please see our System Requirements).

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