An Introduction to Examining and Moderating for CCEA

Published: 15/01/2020, 9:00am

CCEA is currently contracting teachers to fulfil the roles of examiners and moderators in Summer 2020.  These positons are an opportunity to boost your income during the summer months and to contribute to your Continuous Professional Development (CPD). To learn more about who can apply, how to submit an application, and the key benefits of the role continue reading.

Who can apply to become an examiner or moderator?

If you have a degree and at least one year's full teaching experience in your subject area, you are eligible to apply. We are specifically seeking examiners for GCE/GCSE subjects and teaching experience should be at the appropriate level. To find out if we are seeking examiners and/or moderators in your subject area, click here.

We are also contracting teachers who are fluent in Irish and qualified in any GCSE and GCE subject.

PGCE students can also register their interest online for future examination series.

What does being a moderator/examiner involve?

Examiners and moderators are expected to carry out their work over a 3 week period from May to July for the Summer 2020 series. CCEA will provide all necessary training.

What are the benefits if selected as an examiner/moderator?

Examining or moderating for CCEA will provide insight into examining and assessment practices and procedures and will contribute to the individual’s CPD. The following feedback reflects the positive aspects of becoming an examiner or moderator:

“It has made me a more confident teacher and has improved my skills in moderating work. It has allowed me to share ideas and knowledge with other colleagues; and has helped me to develop professionally in my own role as an English teacher.”

Contact us now!

View the full list of specifications and complete the online application form here or contact us directly with your queries. Call our staff on (028) 9026 1243 or (028) 9026 1294 or send an email to [email protected]

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