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Specialist Graduate Marker 2019

Job description

Pearson are recruiting graduates for summer 2019 examinations, for the following subjects:

  • Computing and ICT
  • Design and technology
  • Accountancy

Your role as a Specialist Graduate Marker will demand the very best that you can give. You will be responsible for marking candidates' work in accordance with a rigidly defined mark scheme. This will be a short term temporary contract and the marking will be home based.

Important Note. If you have been contracted as a Specialist Graduate Marker in the last two years, there is no need to reapply again

You will be trained and supported throughout the marking process by our experienced team of senior examiners.

You can expect approximately 40-45 hours of work during the main examination series (May - July). Markers who complete their initial contract early and to a high standard will have the opportunity to increase their earnings.

Important Note. This role is specifically for recent graduates without teaching experience. If you have more than a year's full time teaching experience and are a qualified teacher, please have a look at our vacancies page for more suitable roles.

What we are looking for

To be eligible for this role, you will:

  • have excellent communications skills in English (Note: If your first language is not English, you must have a Level 4 or above London Test of English qualification. Equivalent qualifications such as IELTS, TOEFL, CPE at a similar level are acceptable)
  • be computer literate and have access to a personal PC with a broadband connection enabling you to work from home
  • possess good time management skills


Have a degree in one of the subjects listed above and have graduated within the past five years or are a final year student, expected to complete your degree Summer 2019

Accepted degree subjects

  • accounting and finance
  • computer sciences and IT

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

To apply, please click on the apply button.

Please apply by 12 noon on the closing date.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment morning, running throughout March to May, at our head office in High Holborn (please note we do not pay travel expenses for the assessment morning). If successful you will be invited to a further day's training.

Please can you ensure that you bring the following documentation with you to the assessment day:

  • A current valid passport
  • Certificate of degree (if graduated within the past 5 years) or letter from your faculty at University to confirm that you will be graduating in June 2019.

Please note that we currently have vacancies for the subjects stated above, however this is subject to change depending on the demand available.

If you have any queries about this role please email.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 26 May 2019

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Closing date:  26 May 2019

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