Question Paper Reviewer

A Question Paper Reviewer (QPR) is responsible for reviewing the Question Paper and supporting marking instructions under the direction of the Principal Assessor and/or Item Bank Leader. This work must be undertaken within the conditions, timescales and arrangements set by SQA.

The primary role is to review and prepare feedback on question papers and marking instructions to ensure subject specific integrity and the consistent application of national standards.  This role will involve communicating and discussing this feedback during the Question Paper Review meeting.

These activities will be under the direction of the Principal Assessor, Item Bank Leader and staff from SQA’s Qualifications Development and Operational directorates as appropriate. There may be a requirement to undertake duties during weekends and holiday periods in your own time.

Outline of duties

Selection criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Question Paper Reviewer

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the QPR contract specification, the QPR will be measured against the following Key Performance Measures (KPMs) and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance. Key Performance Measures are as follows: