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BTEC Test Writer - Level 7 Diploma for Financial T

Reference
BTEC_FIN_L7(SRF)
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
26/10/2018
BTEC Test Writer - Level 7 Diploma for Financial Times Non-Executive Director (SRF) Reference: BTECFINL7(SRF) Closing date: 31 October 2018 at midnight Pearson are recruiting BTEC Specialist Item writers for the BTEC L7 Diploma ...

Job Description

BTEC Test Writer - Level 7 Diploma for Financial Times Non-Executive Director (SRF)

Reference: BTECFINL7(SRF)

Closing date: 31 October 2018 at midnight

Pearson are recruiting BTEC Specialist Item writers for the BTEC L7 Diploma for the Financial Times Non-Executive Director (SRF).

Purpose of the Role

BTEC Specialist Item writers are responsible for producing tests and supporting materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

Acceptance of a contract to provide services to Pearson as an item writer will be regarded as an undertaking to meet the following requirements:

You are required to:

  • Produce a test and mark scheme in accordance with the schedule provided by Pearson
  • Produce a mapping grid for each test showing content targeting and level of demand
  • To write an agreed number of questions to the given deadline as agreed with the BTEC Assessment Manager
  • Adhere to guidance provided on item types and item quality as required by Edexcel.
  • Provide or describe suitable graphics, photographs or images to support tests
  • Follow the requirements of the unit specification and the arrangements for specifications
  • Provide content in the required format using the specified format for submission
  • Match all items to the assessment requirements (assessment criteria and specified content) ensuring that equivalent items that are of the same level of demand
  • Ensure all items provide a valid and fair test of achievement

The following process has been determined:

  • Attend training in writing items for the prescribed BTEC qualification
  • Provide an initial sample of items (no fewer than 30) to the Content Production Manager within two weeks of the training session
  • Act on feedback received
  • Submit a further maximum of 130 items (comprising 3 tests) within two months
  • Receive feedback from scrutiny group making amendments as necessary
  • Provide content in the required format using the specified format for submission
  • Receive feedback from scrutiny group making amendments as necessary
  • Sign off content when set up online when requested to do so

Pearson Specification:

  • Have experience of teaching and/or managing BTEC programmes
  • Have been educated to a level 4 standard with relevant qualifications
  • Have good written communication skills particularly in your sector/subject area of choice
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised
  • Be able to use appropriate software applications and e mail and have access to appropriate computer equipment with internet access
  • Have the ability to pick up new skills quickly and apply them (writing of assessment criteria)
  • Have the ability to follow a brief
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Have an ability to work to tight deadlines

About Pearson:

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 names like Edexcel, BTEC, NVQ and LCCI