Principal Moderator - iGCSE English Language A Endorsement IGCSE English Language B Endorsement

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Closing date:16 February 2024 at midnight 

Role Summary

A Principal Moderator for iGCSE English Language A Endorsement and iGCSE English Language B Endorsement ensures that internally assessed units meet the required standard and are consistent with the unit specification and assessment criteria.

The Principal moderator is responsible to the Chief Examiner for the setting of coursework tasks and the standardising of coursework moderation.


·         To undertake the setting of coursework tasks in line with the qualification criteria, and standardise coursework moderation.

·         To assist the Chief Examiner in conducting standardisation meetings and training/retraining moderators/visiting moderators.

·         To attend centres in order to monitor the performance of Visiting Moderators.

·         To undertake direct assessment of school-based components where centres do not make the initial assessments.

Experience and Qualifications Required

·         You will have a degree or equivalent.

·         You will be a qualified teacher.

·         You will have UK school-based teaching experience 

·         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.

·         You will be IT literate.


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Application Information

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