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Examiners and Moderators
This part of the website is for existing examiners and moderators and those interested in becoming examiners or moderators.
We still have a small number of vacancies in the following subjects for this summer.
GCSE English Literature, Drama, Film Studies, Geography and GCE English.
WJEC examiner and moderator commitment
WJEC is committed to ensure each candidate's script is marked fairly and accurately.
Why not become an examiner or moderator and be part of our examining process?
Be part of our examining process and you will develop your own skills and knowledge whilst earning extra income. Examining and moderating are rewarding careers offering a unique opportunity to gain a greater understanding of your subject area. There is also potential to progress to a senior role, which may involve writing question papers and mark schemes, being part of a team developing new specifications, and working at the very heart of your subject.
Examining and moderating is very flexible, the work can be done in your own time alongside your current teaching position. Where applicable, for examiners/moderators that serve teachers in maintained schools, a payment will be made to the school concerned in respect of release of the teacher for attendance at meetings or other examining activities.
Reasons to say 'YES'
- You will gain valuable CPD
- You will have opportunities to network with experienced professionals
- It can enhance your teaching skills and boost your career opportunities
- It will provide an extra source of income
- You will receive training and support throughout the process
Do I Qualify?
WJEC welcomes applications from past and present secondary school teachers/college lecturers who normally have had at least two years' experience in this field. Please note that the period allowed for marking scripts and moderating coursework is normally a 3 week period, and therefore applicants are advised to consider this carefully as it involves an intensive period of work in a relatively short period of time. Please also note that attendance at an annual Examiners/Moderators Conference is mandatory.
How to apply?
To apply, please follow this link and complete an application form. Please note you will be asked to provide details of referees, which should include your current, or most recent, head of centre.
The Appointees Unit - an integrated approach to examiners and moderators
Head of Examiners
Tel: 029 2026 5050
Head of Moderators
Tel: 029 2065 5445
Head of Appointees Unit
Tel: 029 2026 5044