Expression of Interest (EOI) Examiners and Moderators for Year 8 2020

Samoa Primary Education Certification Assessment (SPECA) National Examination papers

Terms of Reference:

  1. To prepare (Examiner) OR Moderate the 2020 Year 8 SPECA Examination papers for the following subjects:
    • i. English
    • ii. Gagana Samoa
    • iii. Mathematics
    • iv. Social Studies
    • v. Science
    • vi. Health and Physical Education
    • vii. Visual Arts


  1. Develop(write) an examination tool that meets minimum requirements as stipulated by the Ministry
  2. Will ensure that test items in the exam are aligned with the learning outcomes in the curriculum and
    in accordance with the Blueprint provided by the Ministry.
  3. Will be professional in all matters and communication involving the review/moderating of the exam paper between the examiner, moderator and the Assessment Division.
  4. Will ensure the confidentiality and security of all work for which he/she is responsible while it is in the examiner’s care.
  5. May not conduct tutorials or teach classes for the Year 8 level she or he is writing the examination.

Eligibility and Qualifications;

Candidates wishing to be examiners must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have taught the subject he/she is applying for in Primary Schools for a minimum of 10 years.
  2. Have had training and experience in setting examination papers at the national level.
  3. Demonstrates a good understanding of learning outcomes/outcomes based curriculum and assessment.
  4. A minimum qualification of a relevant Degree.

If you are interested please uplift the EOI form from the Ministry of Education or contact Savea Pasi (+68564600 ext. 264) or email

All EOI’s are to be submitted before 11th June 2020; all EOI’s submitted after the due date will not be accepted.


Afamasaga Dr Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata’i
Chief Executive Officer

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