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BTEC – HN 4-7 – HN ESport – External Examiner (HN)

Pearson

  • Competitive
  • Remote / Remote
  • Contract
  • Variable Hours
Posted 3 weeks ago

Purpose of this Role

  • Provide Pearson education centre and tutors with advice on programme and assessment design and delivery.
  • Contribute to quality enhancement of the delivery through external examiner sampling and visit activities
  • Ensure centres’ compliance with Pearson quality assurance expectations for RQF BTEC Higher National programmes
  • Affirm national standards have been achieved and upheld
  • Support centres in the delivery and assessment of BTEC Higher National programmes to national standards.

Key Accountabilities

Covering a defined range of programmes within a sector, the External Examiner (EE) will:

  • Undertake sampling of assessed student work to establish outcomes are in accordance with Pearson, and professional standards for Higher National qualifications
  • Provide sampling-related reports, feedback and development advice to centres and Pearson
  • Produce quality assurance reports for centres and Pearson on the sampling undertaken, outcomes reached, and support provided
  • Apply appropriate sanctions, in consultation with the team, where necessary to assure quality of learning, teaching, assessment and professionalism
  • Work with centres to develop and implement action plans where standards are not being upheld
  • Facilitate sourcing materials for training and standardisation events
  • Participate annually in online training and standardisation activities
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate role of External Examiner

Previous Experience:

Essential:

  • Experience in esports education and the esports ecosystem, or in esports or related industry or related experience in any of the following in Business, Media and/or Sports sectors
  • :
PathwayExperience requirement/Qualifications
  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Esports (General)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Esports (General)
  •  Business/Media/Sports/IT related undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Esports experience in education or related industry
  • Prior experience in grading, examination, sampling, or a related role is preferred
  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Esports (Operations

Management)

  • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Esports (Operations

Management)

  • Business related undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Esports experience in education or related industry
  • Prior experience in grading, examination, sampling, or a related role is preferred
  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Esports (Production)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Esports (Production)
  • Media related undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Esports experience in education or related industry
  • Prior experience in grading, examination, sampling, or a related role is preferred
  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Esports (Athlete Support

and Development)

  • Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Esports (Athlete Support

and Development)

  • Sports related undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Esports experience in education or related industry
  • Prior experience in grading, examination, sampling, or a related role is preferred
  • Familiarity with the esports industry, popular games, esports culture, policies and the competitive landscape.
  • Evidence of recent, relevant continuing professional development (CPD) in the sector that demonstrates broad sector currency

Desirable:

  • Experience in delivering and assessing BTEC Higher National qualifications in the subject areas
  • A willingness to use technology-based approaches to communication and centre support
  • International education experience related to the healthcare sector
  • Previous external examining experience for RQF/FHEQ levels 4/5

Skills and Knowledge

Essential:

  • Hold a recognised qualification at least at FEHQ Level 6
  • A student and customer-focused approach
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work within the scope of service level agreements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using technology to communicate with a variety of individuals and teams
  • A good working knowledge of the specifications relevant to the sector
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of BTEC Higher National delivery and assessment
  • Using systems approaches to quality enhancement
  • Word processing, presentation (in-person and virtual) and intermediate Excel skills

About Pearson

  • We value the power of inclusive culture and embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. Pearson promotes a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm. Through our talent, we believe that diversity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant company. People are at the centre of our company. We are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace ecosystem where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.
  • Welcome to Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. We provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally.
  • We are the UK’s largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.

Application Information

We have a number of opportunities available for teaching professionals to join our growing teams of examiners, moderators and verifiers.

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