Examination Centre Officers

Posted on 23-Aug-2022
Application Close Date: 07-Oct-2022
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Job Specification

Examination Centre Officer - Opportunities Available Nationwide

NZQA is looking for people to work as Examination Centre Officers during the 2022 NCEA and NZ Scholarship examinations at secondary schools and kura throughout New Zealand. The role is critical to the smooth running of the examinations.

Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama! E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo – nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light. We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

About the role 

Examinations take place in numerous locations across the country, we invite applications on a nationwide basis.  Successful applicants will be assigned to work at a school or schools within their local area.

Examination Centre Officers assist with the preparation of rooms, supervise students during exams and manage candidates outside the examination room. More information is contained in the Job Specification above.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to confirm which Examination Centre(s) in your local area you would like to be considered for.  

For 2022, the examination period runs from 7 November to 2 December 2022 and examinations take place on weekdays.  Ideally applicants would be available for the full period.

Skills and experience

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are able to follow detailed instructions and processes,
  • Have good organisation skills with strong attention to detail,
  • Possess a high level of integrity, and
  • Have the ability to work well with young adults.

Having previous experience of supervising examinations would be an advantage, but full training and support will be provided to successful applicants. 

As these positions are based in a school setting and have direct contact with students, successful applicants will be subject to a police check.

Apply Now!

For more information, please refer to the attached job description.  Please email supervisors@nzqa.govt.nz if you have any questions relating to the position.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 7 October 2022. Apply early as applications may be reviewed at any stage.