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Pearson Lead Examiner for Level 2 BTEC Business in London, United Kingdom

Lead Examiner for Level 2 BTEC Business

Reference: LE/BTEC/Bus./L2

Closing date: 23 August 2021 at midnight

Pearson is looking to recruit one Lead Examiner for BTEC Level 2 Business, Unit 9:Principles of Marketing.

The BTEC Lead Examiner will be the responsible and accountable subject expert for specified externally assessed components within BTEC programmes - 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.

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

Please note that this vacancy will be open until the 23 rd of August 2021. Interviews will take place in the week commencing the 6th of September.

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