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Irish-Medium Moderator (for Statutory Assessment skill areas)

Purpose

Moderators review the centre or school assessment of the learners or pupils, working to the agreed assessment criteria and our procedures.

Requirements

Typically a moderator must:

  • attend a specification specific Briefing Meeting for each series;
  • moderate a specified number of centre or school samples;
  • complete paperwork providing feedback on how accurately and consistently the centre's or school's assessment decisions meet the agreed standards; and
  • complete a written report to be sent to the centre or school.

In Addition

We require newly-appointed moderators to attend a training event, which is usually held before the Briefing Meeting.

Criteria

Essential

To apply, you must:

  • have three years' teaching experience in the Irish-Medium Sector, in the appropriate Key Stage and Cross-Curricular Skill;
    OR
    have three years' relevant experience working within the appropriate Key Stage and Cross-Curricular Skill, in the Irish-Medium Sector, which CCEA deem appropriate (e.g. Education Support Services work);
  • have a third level qualification in Irish;
  • have knowledge of the NI Curriculum and new assessment arrangements;
  • have experience of making teacher-based assessment judgements;
  • ensure capability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • be eligible to work in the UK; and
  • meet enhanced criteria which may apply.

Desirable

Ideally, you will have:

  • experience of agreement trialling processes and/or experience of internal standardisation;
  • experience of end of Key Stage assessment; and
  • experience of working or participating in an online environment.