Marker - DGSA

A Marker marks candidates’ work in line with General Marking Instructions and in accordance with SQA policy and procedures.

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

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

Outline of duties

Selection criteria

Marker candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Marker

On completion of the duties outlined in the Marker contract specification, the Marker 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 marking, Quality assurance procedures, Appeals and Generic measures.

Question/Item and Course assessment production

Quality assurance procedures

Results Service

Generic measures