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Course Administrator (Economics)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Introduction

We are looking for a temporary course administrator to join Eton remotely on a casual basis to mark students responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to the Code of Practice and examination procedures. A high level of subject knowledge within Economics is necessary in order to apply the mark scheme. 

The days, hours and timings are flexible and can be negotiated with the successful candidate. We estimate it to be 8-10 hours of work per week until July 2021.

Main Duties

  • Setting, marking and assessing work and providing constructive support and feedback to the learner
  • Organise and maintain documentation on learners' progress.
  • To mark accurately and consistently to ensure overall standards are maintained.
  • To submit samples to your Team Leader at designated times.
  • To ensure all administration is completed as specified.
  • To work within the framework set out by Awarding Bodies or other accrediting agencies, including verification and moderation systems, whether set internally or externally
  • Gathering syllabus details from Heads of Department in September.
  • Staying abreast of amended entries.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, the incumbent should have:


  • Current knowledge and skills for the subject area in which you are assessing, and an assessing/verifying qualification is essential.
  • Experience teaching and/or examining the Edexcel Economics syllabus
  • Experience using OneNote and Ans is highly desirable, however full training would be provided if required.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Skype is highly desirable
  • Previous experience of working in an academic environment would be desirable.
  • Responsible, organised, and proactive
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility, including flexibility with hours of work.


Eton College offers a wide range of benefits, including an 11% employer contribution to your pension (with 4.9% employee contribution), Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, free eyecare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised lunches during term time, free access to the College’s sport and leisure facilities and discounts at local retailers and businesses.

About the College

Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

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