Functional Skills Qualifications – Markers

  • Freelance
  • Home-based
  • September 30, 2019
  • Salary: £As per FutureQuals T&Cs


Future (Awards and Qualifications) Ltd

FutureQuals are recruiting for markers and moderators for Functional Skills Qualifications On-demand assessments. We are currently offering English, Mathematics and ICT at Level 1 and Level 2.

FutureQuals are also approved to offer the reformed Functional Skills Qualifications in English and Mathematics at Level 1 and Level 2. These qualifications are available for first teaching and first assessment from 1 September 2019.

Job specification:

Markers mark candidate work in line with detailed marking instructions and in accordance with FutureQuals’ policies and procedures. These activities will be under the supervision of a Lead Marker.

Moderators (for Speaking, Listening and Communication components in Functional Skills English, Levels 1 and 2 only) review centres’ assessment of candidate work in accordance with the agreed criteria and FutureQuals’ procedures.

Outline of role requirements:

  • Attend appropriate standardisation meeting(s) and training events as required.
  • Complete marking of allocated scripts and submit marks in line with FutureQuals’ specified procedures and timescales.
  • Mark to national standards in line with specific marking instructions/criteria.
  • Submit a detailed marker report providing feedback on examination performance.


  • Home-based.
  • You may be required to attend standardisation and/or awarding meetings.

Experience needed:

  • You will have teaching or assessment experience in the relevant subject and level.
  • Ideally delivering Functional Skills Qualifications, but delivery of GCSE/GCSE (9-1) or higher level qualifications are acceptable alternatives.
  • You will have a degree or equivalent.
  • You will be a qualified teacher.

Additional requirements:

  • You will have a private PC or laptop and broadband access.
  • You will have the ability to work well under pressure.
  • You will have the ability to meet deadlines.

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