STA Senior and Operational External Moderators 2015

STA (part of the DfE) carry out external moderation visits to a sample of LAs (48) to observe and scrutinise their local authority (LA) teacher assessment moderation processes.  We employ a team of Senior and Operational Moderators to provide an independent assessment on the moderation activities of LAs, and to provide us with information about the consistency and accuracy of moderation procedures in relation to national standards.

We are currently recruiting for both Senior and Operational External Moderators.

Key Stage 1 teacher assessment

Senior External Moderators – number of roles 4

Operational External Moderators – number of roles 12

Key Stage 2 teacher assessment

Senior External Moderators – number of roles 4

Operational External Moderators – number of roles 12

EYFS Profile

Senior External Moderators – number of roles 4

Operational External Moderators – number of roles 12

The Operational External Moderators will be required to visit four LAs, observe their moderation practices and scrutinise them against a set of criteria.  The role also requires the provision of a written report and feedback letter to STA for each LA visit.

The Operational External Moderators are overseen and mentored by Senior External Moderators who ensure that work is completed in line with the specification of the role, observe a sample of STA visits and quality assure letters and reports.

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles please contact TA.moderation@education.gsi.gov.uk  and we will send you information on how to apply.

The vacancies close at 12pm, 2 December 2014.

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