Lead Examiner - BTEC Nationals - Agriculture, Horticulture, Countryside Management and Forestry & Arboriculture
Closing date: 28 September 2018 at midnight
The Lead Examiner (Agriculture, Horticulture, Countryside Management and Forestry & Arboriculture) will be the responsible and accountable subject expert for specified externally assessed components within BTEC Next Generation programmes in a given sector and level - in terms of specification interpretation, and the accuracy and correctness of assessment items.
The Lead Examiner will:
- Lead and support the development, production, review and amendment of externally assessed items for the area of subject responsibility
- Lead a team of examiners
- Lead on the awarding of assessment outcomes
- Keep up to date with changes in the sector
- Have detailed and up to date knowledge and understanding of the range of external assessment methodologies to be deployed
- Report to and update the Chief Examiner on a regular basis
- Produce an ‘end of exam series’ report within the parameters of a defined template in order to comment on national standards
- Report back to Pearson within agreed time-frames
- Contribute to Pearson’s ‘Ask the Expert’ service where required
- Represent Vocational Assessment or Pearson as required
- Undertake any other duties appropriate to the work of Vocational Assessment in relation to this role.
- Substantial subject knowledge and expertise within the sector
- Significant experience in delivering and assessing vocational qualifications
- Experience in the production of external assessments within the sector
- Leading a team
- Decision Making
- Delivery Focused
- Maximising Potential in Self and Others
- Change management/flexibility
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