Examiner - GCE A Level - Arabic (2008 specification)

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Closing date:13 November 2019 at midnight 

A GCE Arabic Examiner will mark candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to conditions of recognition and examination procedures. Most subjects will be marked onscreen using ePEN, which can be done from home. A few subjects are still marked in the traditional method, using paper scripts sent through the post. A high level of subject knowledge is necessary in order to apply the mark scheme. Each examiner will receive an agreed allocation of scripts.

We are also looking for GCSE Arabic Examiner 


  • To mark accurately and consistently to ensure overall standards are maintained
  • To submit samples to your Team Leader at designated times
  • To ensure milestones for marking are adhered to
  • To ensure all administration is completed as specified


Qualifications needed

  • You will have a degree or equivalent 

Experience needed

  • You will have at least one year's full time teaching experience in the relevant subject and qualification, in the last 12 years.

If you are applying for the following:

  • 6AR02

Please note, that you will be required to mark questions related to specific Arabic short stories. This will require you to be familiar with these texts. You will be given support both during training and the exam series itself in marking responses on these texts.

Competencies required

  • You will have the ability to work well under pressure
  • You will have the ability to meet deadlines
  • You will have a high level of subject knowledge in order to apply the mark scheme

Additional information

  • The marking period is between May - July.
  • The training required to mark as an examiner will take place between May and June.

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