Item Bank Leader

An Item Bank Leader is responsible for the management of the Item Bank to ensure sufficient items/questions are available to produce question papers, monitor the production and checking of items/questions, and the supporting marking instructions under the direction of the Principal Assessor. In addition the Item Bank Leader must also participate in the selection of items/questions to produce the required question paper(s). All tasks must be undertaken within the conditions, timeframes and arrangements set by SQA.

The prime role is to work with the Principal Assessor and other SQA appointees to ensure consistent application of national standards and subject specific integrity of decision-making in relation to course assessment arrangements.

These activities will be under the direction of the Principal Assessor and staff from SQA’s Qualifications Development and Operations business 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 Item Bank Leader

On completion of the duties outlined in the Item Bank Leader contract specification, the Item Bank Leader will be measured against the following key performance measures and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance.