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Pearson Principal Examiner GCSE Greek 1GK0 in London, United Kingdom

Principal Examiner GCSE Greek 1GK0

Reference: PE/GCSE/Greek

Closing date: 08 March 2024 at midnight

Principal Examiner

Responsible for papers 1GK0 4F & 4H (writing paper)


To produce appropriate assessment materials, including question papers and mark schemes, and be responsible for the standardisation of its marking.


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 experience of teaching the relevant subject and level

Qualified Teacher Status is desirable

You will have assessment experience in the relevant qualification

You will have experience of managing people

You will have the ability to meet deadlines.

Competencies required

You will be a clear and proactive communicator.

You will have the ability to work well under pressure.

You will possess effective decision making.

You will be able to maximize potential in yourself and others.

You will have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

You will have strong organization and IT skills.

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