NZQA is inviting applications for the role of NCEA and Scholarship Subject Matter Checker for the 2021 examinations.
The Subject Matter Checker will act as a fresh pair of eyes and will critique the content of an examination to ensure that there are no subject matter errors, and will provide feedback to NZQA.
Subject Matter Checkers are required for the following subject :
Mathematics & Statistics (Level 1)
Physics (Level 3)
The Subject Matter Checker will maintain the highest levels of security and confidentiality when liaising with allocated Assessment Team members.
Professional and personal qualities
Subject Matter Checker 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
experience in moderating and critiquing assessment material in a standard-based environment
knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of the partners of the Treaty of Waitangi in an educational assessment setting, skills and knowledge in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori are desirable
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.