Visiting Assessor - Modern Languages: Advanced Higher

We are recruiting Visiting Assessors for Advanced Higher Modern Language subjects and applications from new VAs who would like to join the team for 2022 are invited.

A Visiting Assessor visits centres to assess candidate performance against national standards, in accordance with SQA policy and instructions. The prime role is to ensure consistent application of national standards when assessing candidate performance.

The VA role profile provides details of the contract specification, selection criteria and key performance measures. This can be found here. Please make reference to this information in your application.

Successful applicants must successfully complete a training exercise prior to attending the briefing event which is usually held on a Saturday late January/early February. Attendance at the briefing event in 2022 is mandatory for new Visiting Assessors. This may be an online event.

Centre visits will be carried out during the period mid February - late March 2022. Up to 5 days release may be required. Release fees and or own time fees will be paid as well as expenses.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application. Please note, you are unable to complete an application form using a mobile device. To complete and submit an application you must use a tablet, laptop or desktop computer.

Appointee Role Title
Visiting Assessor
Qualification Level
Advanced Higher
Closing Date
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