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Examiner - GCSE History (British Depth Study 2016

Reference
Ex/GCSE/HisBDS/Lec
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
17/08/2018
Examiner - GCSE History (British Depth Study 2016 Specification) - Lecturers Only Reference: Ex/GCSE/HisBDS/Lec Pearson recognise the quality of expertise in the Higher Education sector and appreciate the value this can have for our le...

Job Description

Examiner - GCSE History (British Depth Study 2016 Specification) - Lecturers Only

Reference: Ex/GCSE/HisBDS/Lec

Pearson recognise the quality of expertise in the Higher Education sector and appreciate the value this can have for our learners. Consequently, we are now welcoming applications from Lecturers who have recent experience teaching at undergraduate level to become Examiners for our GCE English Language qualifications.

A GCSE History (British Depth Study 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 recruiting for:

This role will be marking the British Depth Study section of Paper 2 from unit 1HIO only. If you are offered a contract you will be marking either B1 & B2 or B3 & B4 depending on the preference you select in your application.

Medieval Options:

B1: Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060 - 88

and

B2 : The reigns of King Richard O and Kind John, 1189 - 1216.

Tudor:

B3 : Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509 - 40

and

B4 : Early Elizabethan England, 1558 - 88.

If you wanted to be considered for the Period Study section on Paper 2 you will need to make an application by clicking on the link below:

Please note that you will only be eligible to receive one contract for Paper 2, so you will either be marking a topic from the Period Study or the British Depth Study.

New Examiner Training will be available to contracted Associates and the dates of the training will be made available to you should you receive a contract. The New Examiner Training you receive will be face to face and further details will follow once you are contracted.

Responsibilities

  • 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 a degree or equivalent
  • You will be a qualified teacher
  • You will be in your first year of teaching GCSE History.

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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