NCEA and NZ Scholarship Examiners
Type : Part-time contract Location : New Zealand
NZQA is inviting applications from individuals for NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examiner for the 2021 examinations.
NCEA and Scholarship Examiners are required for the following subjects :
French (Level 2 and Scholarship)
Psychology (Level 3)
Examiners will work in their own time with the materials developers to produce examination materials for the externally assessed NCEA standards at levels 1, 2, 3, and NZ Scholarship.
Training will be held in Wellington on Tuesday 23 June 2020 for all new examiners.
Examiners are required to :
liaise with the allocated National Assessment Facilitator
work with the materials developer to produce examination materials, for externally assessable achievement standards within the required timeframes
attend a planning and development meeting between July - September to draft examination materials
attend a meeting in January - February 2021 at which a review of the 2020 examination will occur and inform the development of the 2021 examination.
Examiners will maintain the highest levels of security and confidentiality when :
liaising with allocated Secondary Examinations Team members and other examination contractors
working with all examination materials.
Professional and personal qualities
Examiners will demonstrate :
extensive subject knowledge and familiarity with the New Zealand Curriculum
an understanding of the principles of standards based assessment
experience in developing high quality assessment material for a standards based environment
knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of the partners of the Treaty of Waitangi in an educational assessment setting
the ability to establish constructive working relationships with other professionals
clear and effective communication
the ability to work to stringent deadlines
the ability to implement and maintain appropriate administrative and communication systems.