Recruitment for new markers who would like to be considered for a marking team for 2022 is now underway.

A Marker marks candidates’ work in line with detailed marking instructions and in accordance with SQA policy and procedures. The prime role is to ensure consistent application of national standards when marking candidate submission(s).

The Marker role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures. This can be found on the Role Profile section of the website. Please refer to the criteria for marking before proceeding with your application. 

Applications which meet the selection criteria will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Thereafter applications will be reserved for future opportunities in marking in your selected subject.

Marker fees are paid and are based on scripts marked. Details will always be confirmed at time of contract. 

Further information about becoming a marker can be found at

All applications will be auto acknowledged to the email registered with the application. 

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