End Point Assessor Test Writer - Healthcare Support Worker
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
EPA writers are responsible for producing tests and supporting materials.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Acceptance of a contract to provide services to Pearson as an item writer will be regarded as an undertaking to meet the following requirements:
You are required to:
- Produce a test and mark scheme in accordance with the schedule provided by Pearson
- Produce a mapping grid for each test showing content targeting and level of demand
- Provide content in the required format using the specified format for submission
- Match all items to the assessment requirements (learning outcomes, assessment criteria and specified content) ensuring that equivalent items are of the same level of demand
- Ensure all items provide a valid and fair test of achievement.
- Ensure parity of standards across test versions
- Adhere to guidance provided on item types and item quality as required by Pearson.
- Ensure all items are submitted by the specified deadline
- Make amendments to tests and items following feedback
- Have good written communication skills particularly in your sector/subject area of choice
- Have the ability to work unsupervised
- Be able to use appropriate software applications and e mail and have access to appropriate computer equipment with internet access
- Have the ability to pick up new skills quickly and apply them (writing of assessment criteria)
- Have the ability to follow a brief
- Have an eye for detail
- Have an ability to work to tight deadlines
Note - Please can you complete the attached exercise and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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