Become an associate
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What's in it for you
As an associate, you'll be able to:
Progress your career
Continue your professional development and enhance your current role.
Fit work around your regular job and your home and work commitments.
Enhance your knowledge
Keep your subject knowledge up to date.
Develop new skills
Work with us to become a recognised expert in assessment.
Apply for roles
Discover more about the positions we have available and how to apply:
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Training and support
Alongside the support AQA and our associate community will give you, you'll also get detailed training on our core systems and processes. These include:
Discover how our teams of associates design, develop and deliver AQA exams.
Associates help us build banks of questions, papers and parts of papers. This means we can create new assessment materials as and when they're needed – we call this process assessment banking.
What is assessment banking?
Watch the video to find out why we’re adopting this way of working and the role you could play in it.
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For some specifications, whole papers are planned, drafted, agreed and managed from beginning to end.
Our exams and non-exam assessments (NEA) are marked by 30,000 examiners and moderators. Progress and quality is monitored by groups of associates, starting with standardisation and regular checking of marking through to awarding – where grade boundaries are set and applied to each student’s mark.