OU Logo
National Monitoring
Study of Student Achievement

Principles & Method  
Reports & Publications  
Teacher Markers
  Student Markers







Haere mai, welcome to the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement

National Monitoring
Study of Student




2018 NMSSA Brochure

NMSSA Brochure ~

Vacancies: Student Markers
Applications Open for Dunedin based Student Teacher Markers 15th October - 9th November 2018
(finishing date dependent on work available)

 Overview     Person Specification
During August to September 2018, students from 200 randomly selected schools throughout New Zealand are participating in the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA). The purpose of the study is to get a broad picture of New Zealand student achievement at year 4 and year 8 levels. This year mathematics and social studies are being assessed, as well as exploring contextual factors that influence students’ achievement.
NMSSA is seeking student teachers who:
are currently working towards a teaching degree or equivalent;
have current curriculum knowledge and understanding in the areas being assessed - mathematics and social studies
have knowledge of the capabilities of students at the Year 4 and/or Year 8 levels; and
are able to follow procedures and work systematically, with careful attention to detail.
 Job Description  Application Information
Student markers work individually to mark mathematics and social studies tasks against established marking criteria. The marking involves making judgements about year 4 and 8 students’ work from videos and written scripts. Training and moderation of marking is undertaken throughout under the guidance of NMSSA staff.
When: Monday 15th October - Friday 9th November (finishing date dependent on work available)
Hours of work: 9am - 3:30pm
(half hour un-paid break for lunch)
Where: Education and Resource Centre -
Room EG4, College of Education,
157 Union St East, Dunedin
$20.41 per hour before tax
(plus 8% holiday pay)
 Apply online  
Apply Now  
 Further information  
Freephone: 0800 808 561
Website: nmssa.otago.ac.nz/vacancies/markers/student.htm
Applications close: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Notification: Applicants will be notified by email that their application has been received. Applicants will be notified of appointment decisions no later than Friday 21st September 2018.
About EARU 0800 808 561 nmssa@otago.ac.nz Accessibility Share this page Top of page

© National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement
Educational Assessment Research Unit
157 Union St East
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8561
Fax 64 3 479 7550
Email: nmssa@otago.ac.nz