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Visiting Assessor

(formerly known as Visiting Examiner)

A Visiting Assessor visits centres to assess candidate performance against national standards, in accordance with SQA policy and instructions.

The prime role is to ensure consistent application of national standards when assessing candidate performance.

These activities will be under the direction of the Principal Assessor and staff from SQA’s Qualification Development and Operations business directorates as appropriate.

Outline of duties

Selection Criteria

Essential characteristics

Successful candidates must:

 

Key Performance Measures for Visiting Assessors

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the Visiting Assessor contract specification, the Visiting Assessor will be measured against the following key performance measures and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance in that year.