Principal Examiner GCE Biology A
Closing date:22 September 2023 at midnight
Principal Examiners (GCE A Biology Specification A) produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and are responsible for the standardisation of its marking.
To produce a working draft paper / respond to any amendments or suggestions and produce a draft paper.
To set / approve questions and mark schemes - demonstrate the specification’s content and assessment criteria has been met in the question papers (may take the form of a grid). Its content should be clear and fit for purpose.
To attend the Question paper Evaluation Committee meeting (QPEC) and produce a final draft.
To ensure final question papers meet the specification content and assessment objectives.
To ensure parity of standards across optional questions and question papers
monitor the marking standards of all examiners (including Assistant Principal Examiners, Team Leaders and Examiners), ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout.
To monitor the standards of examiners, advise on their appointment, training and reappointment.
To attend the awarding meeting, advise on mark ranges for the grade boundaries.
To submit an evaluation report on performance of the question paper.
· You will be a good communicator and be able to maximise potential in yourself and others.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 22nd September 2023
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