New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) New Zealand (nationwide)


Certificated teacher, Government

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

Listed 8:32 AM 16 July 2021
Closes 5pm 09 August 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANLe

NZQA is looking for Contract for Service (CFS) Moderators to carry out external moderation of internally assessed standards for:

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Biology (human biology)
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Dance
  • Drama 1–4
  • Economics 1–3
  • English
  • English for academic purposes
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home economics
  • Mathematics 1–4
  • Music 1–4
  • New Zealand Sign Language                                                             
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Science and earth and space science
  • Social studies
  • Te reo Maori 1–8
  • Visual arts 1–4

As a moderator you will have the chance to work with other subject experts to ensure fair, valid and consistent assessment against the standards.

You must have current or very recent recognised teaching and assessment expertise in NCEA Levels 1–3 in your specialist subject area. Preference will be given to applicants with proven regional or national involvement. Experience in facilitating workshops is desirable. 

Contract and training

The contract role is part-time and is manageable alongside a full-time job

Suitable applicants will be trained prior to confirmation of appointment. The training is online and will take approximately 8–10 hours. You will be paid for this time.

Participants will be required to successfully complete the training before a contract for services will be offered.

If further information is required, please email 


When you submit your application, you will be sent a unique ID. Reply to the email with this unique ID to send your CV and certified copies of qualifications relevant to this application.

When applying for a contract for service include all relevant information relating to your experience and skills for this contract. Please provide the names and contact details (e-mail address and phone number) of at least referees who can comment on your subject expertise, leadership and credibility.

How to apply

Use the 'Vacancy link' to apply and send your CV to:

Moderation Applications
(04) 463 000

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HANLe

Listed 8:32 AM 16 July 2021
Closes 5pm 09 August 2021

New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) NZ

Organisation details

New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)

Location: New Zealand (nationwide)