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2019 NMSSA Brochure

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Vacancies: Student Markers
Applications Open for Dunedin based Student Teacher Markers 21st October - 19th November 2021
(finishing date dependent on work available)

 Overview     Person Specification
During August to September 2021, 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 the learning areas of The Arts, Technology and Learning Languages 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 aresa being assessed - The Arts & Technology
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 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: Thursday 21st October - Friday 19th 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
$22.97 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/student.htm
Applications close: Monday 27th September 2021
Notification: Applicants will be notified by email that their application has been received. Applicants will be notified of appointment decisions no later than Friday 1st October 2021.
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