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Pearson GCSE/ International GCSE - German - Principal Examiner in London, United Kingdom

GCSE/ International GCSE - German - Principal Examiner

Reference: PE/GCSE/GERMAN

Closing date: 22 February 2023 at midnight

Principal Examiners (GCSE German 2016 Specification) produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and are responsible for the standardisation of its marking.

We are recruiting one Principal Examiner for this qualification.

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 in conducting Speaking exam

  • 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

About Pearson

We value the power of inclusive culture and embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm. Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the centre of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. We provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.

Application Information We have a number of opportunities available for teaching professionals to join our growing teams of examiners, moderators and verifiers.

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