Marker

A Marker marks candidates’ work in line with detailed marking instructions and in accordance with SQA policy and procedures.

The prime role is to ensure consistent application of national standards when marking candidate submission(s).

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

Outline of duties

Selection Criteria

Marker candidates must:

Have a minimum of 2 years current teaching experience in delivering the qualifications at the level they wish to mark (if currently delivering on a part time basis be able to demonstrate experience in delivering the full course).

Please note - Computer hardware and software specifications minimum requirements for eMarking are as follows:

Computer specifications

OS

Browser

XP x32

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3 - 23
Google Chrome 15 - 29

Vista x32

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.6 - 23
Google Chrome 15 – 29

Windows 7 x32

Internet Explorer 8, 9
Firefox 15 - 23
Google Chrome 22 – 29

Windows 7 x64

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.6 - 23
Google Chrome 22 – 29

Windows 8 x64

Internet Explorer 10
Firefox 15 - 23
Google Chrome 22 – 29

Windows 8.1 x64 (Preview Version – Build: 9431)

Internet Explorer 11

Mac 10.6.8

Firefox 22
Safari 5.1.9

Mac 10.7

Firefox 22
Safari 6.0.4

Internet/Network

 Screen Resolution

Key Performance Measures for Markers

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