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Principal Examiner - International Advanced Level

Reference
PE/iAL/ German
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
19/08/2019
Principal Examiner - International Advanced Level - German Reference: PE/iAL/ German Closing date: 15 August 2019 at midnight We are seeking a Principal Examiner for this qualification. Principal Examiners (International A Level ...

Job Description

Principal Examiner - International Advanced Level - German

Reference: PE/iAL/ German

Closing date: 15 August 2019 at midnight

We are seeking a Principal Examiner for this qualification. Principal Examiners (International A Level - German) produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and are responsible for the standardisation of its marking.

Responsibilities

  • To produce a working draft paper / respond to any amendments or suggestions and produce a draft paper.
  • To set / approve questions and mark schemes - demonstrate the specification’s content and assessment criteria has been met in the question papers (may take the form of a grid). Its content should be clear and fit for purpose.
  • To attend the Question paper Evaluation Committee meeting (QPEC) and produce a final draft.
  • To ensure final question papers meet the specification content and assessment objectives.
  • To ensure parity of standards across optional questions and question papers
  • To monitor the marking standards of all examiners (including Assistant Principal Examiners, Team Leaders and Examiners), ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout.
  • To monitor the standards of examiners, advise on their appointment, training and reappointment.
  • To attend the awarding meeting, advise on mark ranges for the grade boundaries.
  • To submit an evaluation report on performance of the question paper.

Experience/qualifications needed

  • You will have assessment experience up to Team Leader level in the relevant qualification
  • You will have experience of teaching the relevant subject and level
  • You will have experience of managing people
  • You will have the ability to work well under pressure
  • You will have the ability to meet deadlines.

Competencies required

  • Decision Making
  • Delivery Focused
  • Leadership/Influencing
  • Teamwork
  • Maximising Potential in Self and Others
  • Change management/flexibility
  • You will have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • You will be required to have excellent communication, strong organisation and IT skills

Additional Information

The closing date for applications is on Thursday the 15th of August 2019.

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