Go to our other sites
Cambridge Assessment International Education
Why choose us
Find out how to become a Cambridge school
Programmes & qualifications
Support & training for schools
News & blog
Cambridge Outlook magazine
Keep up to date with news from Cambridge and its schools around the world.
VIDEO: Find out about being a setter.
As the setter you would write the assessment material (usually comprising a question paper and mark scheme).
The setter and the principal examiner for a paper will usually be the same person.
The setter is required to:
Individual roles and responsibilities may vary according to the requirements of the qualification. The product manager responsible for a specific syllabus may revise the role specifications. This role description simply gives a general overview of the work normally undertaken by a setter.
Setters may have to attend meetings. Therefore most of our setters are based in the UK.