Examiner - DGSA

An Examiner undertakes pre and post examination procedures under the guidance of the Principal Assessor and in accordance with SQA policy and instructions.

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

These activities will be under the direction of the Principal Assessor and staff from SQA's Contract Operations business directorate.

Outline of duties

Selection criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Examiners

On completion of the duties outlined in the Examiner contract specification, the Examiner will be measured against the Key Performance Measures and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance. Key Performance Measures will fall into four areas: Question and Course assessment production, Quality assurance procedures, Appeals and Generic measures.

Question/Item and Course assessment production

Quality assurance procedures

Results Service

Generic measures