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Independent Contractor-Computer Science Grader

Penn Foster
Boston, MA
  • Expired: December 22, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:

The Computer Science grader is responsible for providing instructional support through constructive, focused feedback to ensure students meet the established learning objectives. The primary function of the Computer Science grader is to evaluate and grade subjective assignments, proctored exams, and projects to assist students in achieving their educational goals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Objectively and accurately evaluate subjective exams, proctored exams, and projects against established grading keys and rubrics
  • Provide clear and effective feedback to students
  • Complete the necessary steps to ensure that grades are properly recorded with the school
  • Correspond with students as may be required by the exam evaluation
  • Graders may provide input to instructional staff regarding areas of student difficulty
  • Participate in special grading projects which may be required by the instructional staff
  • Must have access to high-speech internet and use personal PC/MAC

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Technology.
  • Prior teaching experience a plus.
  • Must have excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, multitask, and enjoy being part of a team.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals.  Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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02210 USA



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