Chief Examiner - GCE A Level - German


Closing date:25 September 2023 at midnight 

Chief Examiners (GCE A Level German) produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and are responsible for the standardization of its marking. 



  • 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/qualifications needed 

  • You will have a degree or equivalent. 

  • You will be a qualified teacher. 

  • You will have UK school-based teaching experience, in the relevant subject area and qualification.  

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

  • You will have experience of managing people.  

  • You will have the right to work in the UK and a UK bank account 

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 


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