Korean examiners needed for the International Baccalaureate

image: IB logoThe Inter­na­tion­al Bac­calau­re­ate, a non-profit edu­ca­tion­al foun­da­tion, is cur­rent­ly seek­ing expe­ri­enced indi­vid­u­als to take on the roles of exam­in­er respon­si­ble for its Kore­an A: lan­guage and lit­er­a­ture course.

The Inter­na­tion­al Bac­calau­re­ate (IB) offers pro­grams for a world­wide com­mu­ni­ty of schools and is rep­re­sent­ed in more than 120 coun­tries and in more than 2,000 schools. It pro­vides an inter­na­tion­al pre-university cur­ricu­lum and an inter­na­tion­al uni­ver­si­ty entry qual­i­fi­ca­tion, which gives access to high­er edu­ca­tion on a world­wide basis.

The IB diplo­ma pro­gram requires stu­dents to study a lan­guage A course as one of six sub­jects that con­sti­tute the diplo­ma. The IB’s Lan­guage A: lan­guage and lit­er­a­ture cours­es are for stu­dents aged 16–18 who have expe­ri­ence using the lan­guage of the course in an aca­d­e­m­ic con­text. The cours­es are based on the study of both lan­guage and lit­er­a­ture, with a focus on how the study of texts pro­duced in a lan­guage is cen­tral to under­stand­ing the world in which we live. The texts stud­ied in this course are diverse and the lit­er­a­ture ele­ments include works stud­ied in trans­la­tion.

The duties of exam­in­er respon­si­ble include the set­ting and mark­ing of exam­i­na­tions and may involve occa­sion­al (paid) trav­el to the IB assess­ment cen­tre in Cardiff, UK. This posi­tion is part-time, involves no relo­ca­tion, and is usu­al­ly under­tak­en in addi­tion to exist­ing work com­mit­ments.

Suit­able can­di­dates will be native or flu­ent speak­ers of Kore­an, qual­i­fied to at least degree lev­el, and will have teach­ing expe­ri­ence. Exam­in­ing expe­ri­ence is desir­able but not essen­tial.

To apply for the posi­tion or to obtain fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact the Exam­in­er Train­ing and Recruit­ment Depart­ment by e-mail (examrecruit@ibo.org).

To learn more about the Inter­na­tion­al Bac­calau­re­ate, vis­it http://www.ibo.org.