Test Administrator

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Northern Ireland
Test Administration
Part Time
Temporary Contract

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Test Administrator
Location: Northern Ireland

As part of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) we are looking to recruit test administrators from across Northern Ireland, with a focus on the east coast, and specifically the Belfast metropolitan area. In particular we are interested in hearing from those who are able to work in the following postcodes: BT1-42, BT51-78, BT92-94

Our Test Administrators ensure the confidentiality and consistency of the administration of confidential tests to students at the schools taking part in the study. You will be required to communicate with the school to make arrangements for the study and administer the materials in accordance with the specified instructions before returning them to NFER. Full training will be provide prior to undertaking the assignment.

To apply you’ll need to be a qualified teacher and not on the barred teachers’ list. You may be required to provide a copy of your certificate/letter.

The qualities that we require in a Test Administrator include the following:
• an essential understanding of the highly confidential nature of this work
• ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
• confidence, particularly in a school environment
• good organisational and administrative skills
• computer literacy
• a professional attitude to the work.

These roles are a temporary assignment lasting for the duration of the testing window for PIRLS 2021 which is September and October 2021 so it is essential you are available for most of this period. During this time you may be required to travel to a number of different schools.

The rate of pay is £100 for training and £150 for each school visit. We also pay a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

If you would like to apply please complete an online application form which can be accessed via https://surveys.nfer.ac.uk/uc/taa21/

If successful, you will be asked to undergo a criminal reference check.

If you have any queries please feel free to contact our team at rdsadministrators@nfer.ac.uk


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