GCE A Level Physical Education Chief Examiner

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Closing date:31 January 2023 at midnight 

Chief Examiner

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 Principal Examiners and Principal Moderators.

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

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

You will have experience of teaching the relevant subject and level

You will have experience of managing people.

You will have standard PGCE Qualification.

You will be teaching GCE A Level PE.

Sport Club/Association - desirable.


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.

You will be IT literate.


Applicants would also be considered for Principal Moderator papers.


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