National Assessment Moderator

Posted on 28-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 19-Mar-2018
Job Details
Position Type:
Permanent Full-time
Job Reference:
Note clipNational Assessment Moderator.pdf (PDF, 295KB)
Job Specification

Customer-Charter.pdf (PDF, 126KB)

Nga Matapono - Our Values.pdf (PDF, 143KB)

NZQA is looking for a National Assessment Moderator: Media Studies to join our Assessment and Moderation team on a full-time basis.  

The role undertaken by a National Assessment Moderator is:

  • the moderation of standards sent in by schools
  • the completion of a moderation report for each standard sent by a school
  • the development of exemplars
  • the updating of assessment documents to guide teachers.

The skills we are also looking for include:

  • the ability to manage and/or participate in a team that is high performing
  • the ability to design, plan and develop systems that support consistency in assessment and moderation.
  • the ability to follow policies and procedures
  • credibility in the subject area on a regional and/or national level 

This is a career-enhancing opportunity, working with other moderators to ensure fair, valid and consistent assessment against national standards.   

You must understand the principles of standards based assessment and have a working knowledge of the New Zealand Qualifications Framework and the NCEA.

You must also have recognised teaching and assessment expertise in your subject/s in New Zealand.

Recent experience in moderation in a school setting is desirable.

Please state the supporting subjects, if any, that you could work in.

The role requires you to work in either the NZQA Wellington or Auckland office.

NZQA may consider other locations in terms of a working from home agreement.

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. 

If you would like to discuss further, please call Carolyn O'Connor on (04) 463 3196.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Monday 19 March 2018.