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Lead Examiner - BTEC Nationals - Applied Human Bio

Reference
LEBTECAppliedHealthScience
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
25/10/2018
Lead Examiner - BTEC Nationals - Applied Human Biology Reference: LEBTECAppliedHealthScience Closing date: 21 October 2018 at midnight The Lead Examiner (Applied Human Biology) will be the responsible and accountable subject expe...

Job Description

Lead Examiner - BTEC Nationals - Applied Human Biology

Reference: LEBTECAppliedHealthScience

Closing date: 21 October 2018 at midnight

The Lead Examiner (Applied Human Biology) will be the responsible and accountable subject expert for specified externally assessed components within BTEC QCF programmes in a given sector and level - in terms of specification interpretation, and the accuracy and correctness of assessment items.

Responsibilities

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.

Experience needed

  • 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

Competencies required

  • Decision Making
  • Delivery Focused
  • Leadership/Influencing
  • Teamwork
  • Maximising Potential in Self and Others
  • Change management/flexibility

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