NZ Qualifications Authority Wellington

National assessment moderator


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 8:52 AM 19 September 2018
Closes 5pm 05 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ksK

NZQA is looking for a national assessment moderator: mathematics and statistics 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 either in the NZQA Wellington office or NZQA may consider other locations in terms of a working-from-home agreement.

The start date is as soon as possible.

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

How to apply

If you would like to discuss further, please call Alan. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Alan Sorensen
(027) 283 6572

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9ksK

Listed 8:52 AM 19 September 2018
Closes 5pm 05 October 2018

NZ Qualifications Authority NZ

Organisation details

NZ Qualifications Authority

Location: Wellington