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Vacancies: Teacher Markers
Applications Open for Dunedin based Teacher Markers 11th - 13th October 2017 (3 days)

 Overview     Person Specification
During August to September 2017, 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 science and health & PE are being assessed, as well as exploring contextual factors that influence students’ achievement.
NMSSA is seeking Dunedin teachers who:
are experienced registered teachers in the New Zealand school sector;
have current curriculum knowledge and understanding in the area being assessed - health & PE;
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
Teachers work in pairs and individually to mark health & PE assessment 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: Wednesday 11th - Friday 13th October
(3 days)
Hours of work: 9am - 3:30pm
(half hour unpaid break for lunch)
Where: Education and Resource Centre -
Room EG4, College of Education,
157 Union St East, Dunedin
$32.67 per hour before tax
(plus 8% holiday pay)
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 Further information  
Freephone: 0800 808 561
Website: nmssa.otago.ac.nz/vacancies/markers/teacher.htm
Applications close: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Notification: Applicants will be notified by email that their application has been received. Applicants will be notified of appointment decisions no later than Friday 8th September 2017.
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