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New Zealand Qualifications Authority Wellington

National assessment moderator, physics



Listed 9:33 AM 06 November 2017
Closes 16 November 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fzT

To join our assessment and moderation team on a 2 year fixed-term basis.

The role undertaken by a national assessment moderator is to:

  • Moderate standards that are sent in by schools
  • Complete a moderation report for that school
  • Develop exemplars and
  • Update assessment documents for teachers.

The skills we are also looking for include:

  • Management of people towards a team environment that displays characteristics of a high performing team

  • National or regional creditability as an educational professional

  • Close links with other physics teachers, e.g. a member of the NZ Institute of Physics

  • ability to follow policies and procedures.

This is an exciting and career-enhancing opportunity. You will have the opportunity to work with other moderators to ensure fair, valid and consistent assessment against national standards. You will also be required to write documents that are regularly published on our website.

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 have recognised teaching and assessment expertise in your subject/s in New Zealand. It would also be good if you had recent experience with moderation in a school setting. Please state the supporting subjects you could work in.

NZQA may consider other locations with a working from home agreement. A one-year fixed-term position can be considered.

The start date is at the start of term 1, 2018.

For more information about the role, or to apply, please go to 

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Human Resources

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fzT

Listed 9:33 AM 06 November 2017
Closes 16 November 2017

New Zealand Qualifications Authority NZ

Organisation details

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Location: Wellington