NZQA Wellington

National Assessment Moderator


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

Listed 2:41 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 5pm 23 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR7f

We are looking for a National Assessment Moderator for Home Economics to join our Assessment and Moderation team. This is an exciting and career-enhancing opportunity. As a National Assessment Moderator, 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 web site.

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 other published materials for teachers
  • deliver best practice workshops to teachers

An ability to moderate Health Education would also be advantageous. This position could be permanent or a secondment. Part-time applications would also be considered. NZQA may consider locations other than Wellington with a working from home agreement.

Skills and experience

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

You must have recognised teaching and assessment expertise in your subject/s in New Zealand and recent experience with moderation of assessment judgements in a school setting. Please state the supporting subjects you could work in.

The skills we are also looking for include:

  • management of people in a high performing team environment
  • national credibility as an educational professional in a leading role in this subject area
  • close links with other Home Economics and Health teachers, e.g. a member HETTANZ, NZHEA
  • ability to follow policies and procedures.

Apply Now!

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

If you would like to discuss further, please call Angela Jones on (027) 237 1451.

How to apply

Please apply online via following the vacancy link provided, direct enquiries to:

Angela Jones
(027) 237 1451

Job Description
National Assessment Moderator JD

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAR7f

Listed 2:41 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 5pm 23 November 2021


Organisation details


Location: Wellington