Moderator for Using ICT (for Statutory Assessment skill areas)
Moderators review the centre or school assessment of learners or pupils, working to the agreed assessment criteria and our procedures.
Requirements (Post-Primary Only)
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.
We require newly-appointed moderators to attend a training event, usually held before the Briefing Meeting.
Criteria (Post-Primary Only)
To apply, you must have:
- experience implementing Cross-Curricular ICT in a relevant sector for at least three years in the last five years;
- involvement in providing support to teachers and implementing Cross-Curricular ICT for at least three years in the last five years;
- Involvement in assessment of pupils in the former KS3 ICT Accreditation Scheme (2009–2013);
- experience of using one or more of the following emerging technologies:
- film making;
- game making;
- music technology; and/or
- using VLE (e.g. Blackboard or Moodle).
- experience of curriculum and/or other assessment development beyond the scope of an individual school;
- knowledge of the NI Curriculum and new assessment arrangements for Cross-Curricular Skills;
- experience of making teacher-based assessment judgements; and
- capability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ideally, you will have:
- experience of agreement trialling processes and/or experience of internal standardisation;
- completed relevant/recent professional development or training in Using ICT;
- experience of working collaboratively in an online environment; and
- experience of end of Key Stage assessment.
We also welcome applications from teachers who are specification specialist teachers from a non-ICT background, fluent in Irish or have experience in Special Educational Needs.