Job Title Education / teaching
T Level - Legal - Lead Examiner (T Levels) CORE 1: Business Principles & CORE 2: Application of Law Reference: TLVL/LGLCP/LE Closing date: 12 November 2022 at midnight Lead Examiner - T- Level - Core Paper 1 and 2 Applicants ONLY Pearson are delighted to have been awarded the contract to develop the Technical Qualifications for T Levels in Digital: Digital Production, Design and Development and Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning from 2020. You can find out more ?here As a result we are looking to appoint a number of Lead Examiners, responsible for creating engaging content that meets the requirements of the assessment within the Core and Occupational specialty. Purpose For specified externally assessed components within the T Level programme in a given sector at level 3, the Lead Examiner will be the responsible and accountable subject expert for an externally assessed unit - in terms of specification interpretation, and the accuracy and correctness of assessment items. Key Accountabilities The Lead Examiner will: ? Work with employers and providers to create assessments ? 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 (also known as a Lead Examiners Report) ? ?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. The Assessment development process For the development of external assessments, the Lead Examiner will: ? ?Write new external assessments in line with Sample Assessment Materials (SAMs) for a given unit/component ? Be responsible for the quality of all items deployed for external assessment ? Assist with the statistical analysis of external assessment data ? Advise Pearson of any changes which could have an impact on items’ performance ? Ensure all items provide a valid and fair test of achievement ? Input and lead on the training for item writing (if required) ? Lead on the standardisation of item writers as required ? Attend Question Paper Evaluation Committee (QPEC) meeting(s) to finalise external assessments ? Review amended external assessments as necessary ? ‘Sign off’ on the quality and appropriateness of the assessment or amend when requested to do so ? Respond to queries from Pearson concerning technical issues with items. For the delivery of external assessments, the Lead Examiner will: ? Lead on the pre-standardisation of the senior examining team ? Lead on the training and standardisation of examiners ? Lead on the monitoring of examiners during the marking period ? Be responsible for the quality of marking ? ?Be responsible for the awarding of external assessment outcomes ? ?Provide timely feedback on examiner performance at the end of each exam series For the delivery of external assessments, the Lead Examiner will: ? Lead on the pre-standardisation of the senior examining team ? Lead on the training and standardisation of examiners ? Lead on the monitoring of examiners during the marking period ? Be responsible for the quality of marking ? ?Be responsible for the awarding of external assessment outcomes ? ?Provide timely feedback on examiner performance at the end of each exam series Application Information We have a number of opportunities available for teaching professionals to join our growing teams of examiners, moderators and verifiers.