Gene Carson (gcarson@VT.EDU)
Wed, 5 Apr 1995 19:45:44 -0500

This is an announcement of opportunities for teachers. I have been aware
of the International Baccalaureate programme, first as a Director of
admissions in a university, later as a board member, and currently as a
senior examiner for Information Technology in a Global Society. I consider
the IB diploma curriculum to be among the best found anywhere. The IB
teachers are excellent, the curriculum development carefully and
professionally administered, and student assessment through and
comprehensive. IB examiners work on contractual arrangements to evaluate
students with several days of intensive work at least twice a year. Some
are also involved in preparing examinations once or twice a year. Those
few, with experience as an IB examiner, who become chief examiners must be
prepared to travel to Wales at least twice a year. The IB assessment
process is very professional. Being an examiner provides an excellent
opportunity for professional development. The IBO is seeking a broad
representation from around the world. The examinations office for this
world-wide programme is based in Cardiff, Wales.

--- Gene Carson

I have tried to restrict this posting only to lists directly related to
both teaching and to the subject in which examiners are sought. Please
accept my apologies for cross-listings.


The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) provides an
international curriculum and university entry qualification recognised in
over 100 countries. The IB diploma is gained by examination after two
years of study and is designed to provide students with a balanced
education. The curriculum is offered in over 550 schools in 70 countries.


As a result of a major revision of the Language curriculum the IBO is
seeking to make a number of external appointments (see footnote).
Applicants should have degree o equivalent qualification in the appropriate
subject, recent relevant teaching and examining experience. The
appointments will commence between the period September 1995 and September


Economics Ref ISE33
Geography Ref ISE32
History Ref ISE 31
Philosophy Ref ISE34
Social Anthropology Ref ISE36

Biology Ref ISE41
Chemistry Ref ISE42
Physics Ref ISE43
Design Technology Ref ISE47
Environmental Systems Ref ISE46

Mathematics Ref ISE51
Mathematical Studies Ref ISE53

Applications are invited from around the world. For further details and an
application form please contact, quoting the appropriate Ref Number:

Amanda Smith, Administration Officer - Examiner Recruitment
International Baccalaureate Organisation
Pascal Close, St Mellons
Cardiff CF OYP, UK
Tel: (44) 1222 770770 Fax: (44) 1222 770333

E-mail AmandaS@ibex.mhs.compuserve.com

The closing date for application is 1 June 1995
Please note that these appointments are for specified contract work and
cannot be considered full or part-time posts.

If you use the World Wide Web, you can find information on the
International Baccalaureate porgramme at