A GCSE Science (2016 Specification) Examiner marks 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 :
Examiner - GCSE Biology (2016 specification)
Examiner - GCSE Chemistry (2016 specification)
Examiner - GCSE Physics (2016 specification)
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
Experience / qualifications needed
You will have one academic year's worth of teaching experience :
a. within the last 8 years
b. within the relevant qualification subject
c. since qualifying as a teacher
You will have a degree or equivalent
You will be a qualified teacher
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
The marking period is between May - July.
The training required to mark as an examiner will take place between May and June.
Welcome to Pearson, the world's leading learning company. We have a simple mission : to help people make more of their lives through learning.
We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.