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Pearson GCSE/ International GCSE - Psychology (2017 Specification) - Principal Examiner in London, United Kingdom

GCSE/ International GCSE - Psychology (2017 Specification) - Principal Examiner

Reference: PE/GCSE/PSYCH

Closing date: 17 February 2023 at midnight

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

We are recruiting Principal Examiner for unit 1PS0/02 .

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

  • 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 experience of teaching the relevant subject and level

  • Qualified Teacher is desirable

  • You will have assessment experience in the relevant qualification

  • 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

  • Maximizing 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 organization and IT skills

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