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As an experienced Examiner or Moderator, you play a vital role in the assessment process. The role of Principal Examiner or Moderator is a rewarding and unique opportunity. There are a variety of benefits associated with this role outlined below.

“I have been a Principal Examiner for WJEC for 15 years, the experience has been hugely beneficial by giving me additional professional development, in-depth knowledge of the examination process, and pay at competitive rates. The WJEC team has provided me with comprehensive training and advice throughout the process.” - Alun Guy, Principal Examiner for GCSE and AS/A level Music

Develop your management skills and lead a committed team

As a Principal Examiner and Moderator, you will be responsible for managing a team of Examiners and leading them through the assessment process. You will provide guidance to your team and develop your project management and time keeping skills along the way.

Strengthen your expertise in assessment design

Setting the questions and mark schemes for the question paper allows you to gain an unparalleled insight into the end-to-end process of creating, delivering and assessing question papers.

Receive comprehensive training and support

You will receive training in creating reliable and valid assessments alongside guidance and support to ensure that you fully understand the responsibilities, expectations and deadlines for your position. Our extensive support network is in place so you can contact the WJEC's Appointees team and Subject Officer at any time.

Enjoy flexible working opportunities

The role is very rewarding, varied and interesting and also gives you the opportunity to work flexibly alongside your current position if applicable.

Network with other teachers and experienced professionals

You will work closely with members of your examining and moderating team so you will have an opportunity to build your network of contacts with teachers and other experienced subject specialists.

Please view the Frequently Asked Questions for further information.