Specialist Graduate Marker
graduate job

Specialist Graduate Marker

Pearson PLC
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
1 day to apply on Prospects

Job description

Pearson are recruiting graduates for summer 2018 examinations, for the following subjects:

  • English language and literature
  • Maths
  • Arabic
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Commerce
  • Design and technology
  • Astronomy
  • Economics
  • MFL
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Leisure and tourism
  • Psychology
  • Physical education
  • Statistics

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.

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.

Company information

We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in names like Edexcel, BTEC, EDI and LCCI.

Person requirements

  • 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)
  • Computer literate and have access to a personal PC with a broadband connection enabling you to work from home
  • Possess good time management skills

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • a degree in one of the subjects listed above and you should have graduated within the past five years or are a final year student, expected to complete your degree Summer 2018

Accepted degree subjects

physics · economics · tourism, hospitality and event management · mathematics · geology and geographical science · business and management studies · chemistry · sports science · literature and creative writing · art and design · biology and life sciences · history · computer sciences and IT · psychology · languages


Competitive salary



Contract and working hours


How to apply

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

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.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment morning, running throughout March and April, 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 five years) or letter from your faculty at University to confirm that you will be graduating in June 2018.

If you have any queries about either of these roles please email

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 23/03/2018

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