External Examiners & Jobs

External Examiner Vacancies & Jobs

Current external examiner and job vacancies are listed in the two sections below.

The list is organised alphabetically by institution.

Wherever possible, hyperlinks to the vacancy on the institutional website are provided. Alternatively, please click on the link to download a Word or PDF document, or contact the person named by email in the first instance. Please do not contact the UCET office about external examiner or job vacancies.

If you would like to advertise a vacancy, please email: info@ucet.ac.uk with details in the subject header.

Please can you provide a hyperlink to details on your institution’s website and a closing date for application, if possible. Vacancies with closing dates will be removed after the closing date;  if a vacancy has been filled, please can you also let us know.

Details of posts will be added to this page and are automatically included in the UCET weekly e-newsletter.

 

External Examiner Vacancies

 

Birmingham City University

 

BA Hons Education Studies (2 posts)

(Rachel Jones, BA (Hons) Education Studies, Acting Course Leader, rachel.jones@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 6621)

Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader.

Applications are made via the following link: https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1

 

For the posts listed below, expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the programme leader.

More details can be found here:  BCU Vacancies_September2018

Applications are made via the following link: https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1434&forced=1

 

Teach First Secondary English – Midlands Region (1 post)

(Caroline Montgomery, Teacher First Course Leader, caroline.montgomery@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 7277)

 

MA Education (2 posts)

(Louise Lambert, MA Education Course Leader, louise.lambert@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 5141)

 

Masters in Teaching and Learning

(Ian Axtell, MTL Course Leader, ian.axtell@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 7322)

 

PGCE Secondary – Chief External Examiner and School Direct (1 post)

PGCE Secondary Music (1 post)

(Kelly Davey-Nicklin, PGCE Secondary Course Leader, Kelly.DaveyNicklin@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 5176)

 

BA (Hons) Primary and Early Years Education with QTS through Two Mile Ash ITT Partnership (Milton Keynes) (1 post)

(Helen Yorke, Director of Partnerships and External Engagement, helen.yorke1@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 7355)

 

Brunel University

 

Secondary English PGCE (2018 start – 15 student teacher places available).

Secondary Physical Education (2018 start – 10 student teacher places available).

Brunel are currently seeking an external examiner for both their Secondary English PGCE course and their Secondary Physical Education course. They are also looking to recruit 15 student teachers and 10 student teachers (respectively). They  will be placed in West London and the surrounding area.  Both programmes were rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2015, and they are keen to recruit someone who will support their work building upon this reputation.

Further information can be obtained from Sunita Babbar, director of ITE:  Sunita.babbar@brunel.ac.uk, but in the first instance, a CV will be required.

 

Canterbury Christ Church University

 

Various vacancies up to 4 FTE, full and/or part-time, permanent posts

To start ASAP.  Start dates are likely to be October/November at the earliest.

Click on the link above for full details.

 

ONE External Examiner for both of the programmes below, to start as soon as possible.

The post would also include examining their legacy programmes MA Education School Development and MA Education Leadership and Management for Learning, with very small student numbers remaining.

Information about the Transformational Leadership programmes is available by following the links below:

MA Transformational Leadership

MA Transformational Leadership (Teach First)

To apply for this post, please send your CV and a brief expression of interest to the Programme Administrator masters.education@canterbury.ac.uk

 

Liverpool Hope University

 

BAQTS Primary (5-11)

PGCE Primary (5-11) with QTS (University and School led Provision)

PGCE Secondary Arts (University and School led Provision)

PGCE Secondary Humanities (University and School led Provision)

PGCE Secondary Sciences (University and School led Provision)

PGCE Secondary Languages (University and School led Provision)

 

October 2018 start

Expressions of interest and completed CVs should be sent to:

Michelle Pearson (Head of Department) pearsom@hope.ac.uk

 

Liverpool John Moores University

 

PGCE/DE Primary (5-11 yrs)

BA with QTS Primary Programme

PGCE/DE Secondary Programme (2 posts)

The appointment is for four years (Septemeber 2019 start).

Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) should be sent to Jan Rowe, Head of Initial Teacher Education at J.E.Rowe@ljmu.ac.uk

Please indicate in your C.V. any External examiner posts you have held or currently hold.

Further details:  External Examiners (September 2019)

 

Manchester Metropolitan University

 

External Examiners_PGCE_Secondary

From 2018-19 (4 years tenure) – 1 PGCE Secondary ENGLISH External Examiners required:

Subject External Examiner: English

From academic year 2018-19 they are still seeking to appoint External Examiners in the following areas:

PGCE Secondary Core & School Direct  (English)

PGCE Secondary Core & School Direct  (Religious Education)

If you are interested and eligible, please apply to External_Examining@mmu.ac.uk. Please state the relevant Programme title(s) that you wish to apply for in the subject line of your email and include the following:

  • Full CV
  • Scanned copy of your Right to Work evidence in colour
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan in the past five years

Closing date: Monday 30th October 2018.

 

Nottingham Trent University

 

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies/Childhood degrees

  • BA (Hons) Childhood: Learning and Development (new from 2019)
  • BA (Hons) Childhood (Psychology) (new from 2019)
  • BA (Hons) Childhood (Special Educational Needs and Inclusion) (new from 2019)

We are seeking the appointee to commence in December 2019.  Induction events are provided for new External Examiners during 2019/20.

Expressions of interests (with accompany CV) should be sent to: anne.ogrady@ntu.ac.uk  Dr Anne O’Grady (Principal Lecturer: Academic Studies in Education).  Please indicate in your CV any External examiner posts you have held, or current hold.

If you wish to discuss either of these posts in more detail, please contact:

Julie Kent, Course leader,

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies Julie.kent@ntu.ac.uk

Sarah Emery, Assistant Course leader,

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies sarah.emery@ntu.ac.uk

 

BA Primary Education for primary English

The appointment will commence in January 2020Induction events are provided for new external examiners during 2019.

Expressions of interests (with accompanying CV) should be sent to: Sarah Hindmarsh (Principal Lecturer: Lead for Primary and EYITT Programmes) sarah.hindmarsh@ntu.ac.uk Please indicate in your CV any external examiner posts you have held, or currently hold.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact: Natasha Serret (Course Leader, BA Primary Education) Natasha.serret@ntu.ac.uk

 

Secondary PGCE and School Direct Programmes in Mathematics Education

The appointment will commence in September 2019.  Induction events are provided for new external examiners during 2019.

Expressions of interests (with accompanying CV) should be sent to: John Everson (Principal Lecturer: Lead for Secondary and PCET ITE Programmes) john.everson2@ntu.ac.uk.  Please indicate in your CV any external examiner posts you have held, or currently hold.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact: Mark Crowley (Course Leader, Secondary PGCE and School Direct Programmes) mark.crowley@ntu.ac.uk

Open University

 

The Open University is looking to appoint an External Examiner to its BA Hons in Childhood and Youth Studies.

The term of the appointment is for 4 years from the appointment date. The successful candidate will be an academic with a track record of teaching and research within the field or Childhood and Youth Studies and will ideally hold a PhD.

For and information pack please contact a.cardy@open.ac.uk with ‘C&Y External Examiner’ in the subject line of the email.

 

Plymouth Marjon University

 

MA Literature for Children and Adults

October 2018 start

CVs and EOIs to Anne Bradley, Programme Leader: abradley@marjon.ac.uk

Further details here

 

Sheffield Hallam University

 

BA (Hons)Education Psychology and Counselling

closing date: 31st October

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Dr Andrew Morrison at Sheffield Hallam University at a.morrison@shu.ac.uk. Your CV should contain the following information:

Current and recent employment history

  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy

All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

 

Course External examiner for Secondary PGCE (English & Drama)

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Martin Illingworth at Sheffield Hallam University at martin.illingworth@shu.ac.uk

Your CV should contain the following information:

  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy

All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

Closing date Monday 22 October 2019

University College London, Institute of Education

 

Programme Leader of Secondary PGCE Programme

The job description and details of how to apply are included in the link above.

closing date: 23rd October

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Clare Brooks: c.brooks@ucl.ac.uk

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Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for Business, for the academic year 2018-2019

UCL Institute of Education is looking for an external examiner that has knowledge of both delivering and assessing PGCE Business programmes. And is able to fulfil the requirements of being an external examiner for an established and successful PGCE Business course.

Please contact the Course Leader, Colin Willetts (c.willetts@ucl.ac.uk) with a short statement of interest (no more than 200 words) and an up-to-date CV that shows academic and professional standing in the area.

Closing Date: Friday 26th October 2018.

 

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for Computing with ICT, for the academic year 2018-2019

UCL Institute of Education is looking for an external examiner that has knowledge of both delivering and assessing PGCE Computing programmes and is able to fulfill the requirements of being an external examiner for an established and successful PGCE Computing course.

Please contact the Subject Leader, Adrian Mee (adrian.mee@ucl.ac.uk) with a short statement of interest (no more than 200 words) and an up-to-date CV.

Closing Date: Friday 26th October 2018.

 

University of Bedfordshire

 

Education (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

Within the School of Education and English language, the undergraduate and postgraduate education subject area is undergoing a 5 yearly periodic review on December 13th this year.(Please note that this subject area does not include initial teacher training courses which lie in a separate School of the University.) They are looking for experienced academics to be part of the review panel for this provision.

The subject portfolio includes undergraduate courses in Education Studies, Early Childhood Education and Special Needs and Inclusive Education. The postgraduate portfolio includes full and part-time MA Education courses, MA Education (Social Justice), SENCo award units and a number of specialist distance learning units in SEN related areas.

If you feel that you could contribute to the panel please send a CV and covering letter by email to Dr Philip J. Wright, the UG Portfolio Leader, at Phil.wright@beds.ac.uk

 

Early Years Teacher Status, School of Teacher Education

October 2018 start

If you are interested in this post, please send your CV to perry.knight@beds.ac.uk Dr Perry Knight (Principal Lecturer in Teacher Education), indicating in your CV any External Examiner posts you currently hold, or have held.

 

BA Applied Education Studies_part time

September 2018 start

If you are interested in this post, please send your CV to perry.knight@beds.ac.uk Dr Perry Knight (Principal Lecturer in Teacher Education).  Please indicate in your CV External Examiner posts you currently hold, or have held.

If you wish to discuss this post in more detail, please contact Dr Karen Wicks (Course Coordinator) karen.wicks@beds.ac.uk

 

University of Bolton

 

BA in Education and Learning. Please email your CV and statement of interest to Claire Higgins at: C.Higgins@bolton.ac.uk

CertED/PGCE/PGCE M level: post 14 Generic. Please send expressions of interest along with a CV to Amanda Turner, Programme Leader for generic pathways at a.turner@bolton.ac.uk If you would like to find out more, please contact Amanda. This is for the current academic year. Closing date: 30/11/18

 

University of Brighton

 

PGCE Primary programme & PGCE Primary 3-7

Please send completed CV to Dinah Goss at d.goss@brighton.ac.uk, using the post you are applying for as your email header.

For further information about the course or the specific role please contact Dinah Goss, PGCE 3-7 and Primary Programme Leader, at d.goss@brighton.ac.uk

In addition:

External advisor for periodic review of PGCE Primary and 3-7 programmes:

An external advisor is sought to support review and development of the PGCE Primary and 3-7 programmes. You will be required to attend a programme review event (April 2019) for which a fee is paid and  travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed. Review of online documentation prior to the review event is also required. Please send CV to Dinah Goss: goss@brighton.ac.uk

 

PGCE Secondary and SDT Religious Studies

PGCE Secondary and SDT English

Chief External Examiner PGCE Sec and SDT_Brighton

Tom Newlands: T.M.Newlands@brighton.ac.uk

 

PGCE Secondary Science Routes and SKE Science Routes

Please send completed CV to Alexandra Fry (Programme Assistant) at Fry@brighton.ac.uk For further information about the course or the specific role please contact Dr Brian Marsh (Principal Lecturer – Science Education) at b.marsh@brighton.ac.uk .

 

University of Chichester

 

Primary Teaching Early Years

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an expression of interest together with your CV to:

Dr Glenn Stone

Coordinator for BA (Hons) Primary Teaching with Specialisms

G.Stone@chi.ac.uk

 

University of East London

 

  • Secondary ITE external examiner required. The role requires consideration of modules and practice across all subject designations (September 2018 start ideal). Expressions of interest and CVs to David Wells, wells@uel.ac.uk

 

  •  Primary ITE external examiner required (September 2018 start ideal). Expressions of interest and CVs to David Wells, wells@uel.ac.uk

 

University of Gloucestershire

 

The School of Education at the University of Gloucestershire are currently seeking an external examiner for both their MA Education and MA Educational Leadership courses.

Start date: January 2019

Information about the post can be obtained from Academic Course Leaders, Lynda Kay lkay@glos.ac.uk or Tristan Middleton tmiddleton1@glos.ac.uk

For information about the courses, please use the links below:

MA Educational Leadership web page

MA Education Course web page

To apply for this role, please send a CV with a short expression of interest to the course leaders.

Closing Date for receipt of expressions of interest Monday 22nd October 2018

 

PGCE Secondary Art and Design

PGCE Secondary History.

Steve Winstone, Course Leader: swinstone@glos.ac.uk

 

 

University of London (Goldsmiths)

 

Goldsmiths, University of London is seeking an External Examiner for its MA Education: Culture Language and Identity programme.

The programme focuses on the social and cultural aspects of teaching and learning. The term is for four years, starting in January 2019.

Please send expressions of interest and CVs to the Head of Programme, Sarah Pearce: s.pearce@gold.ac.uk, 020 7078 5008.

 

University of Plymouth

 

BEd Primary Humanities (2019/20 start); Rob Longworth at robert.longworth@plymouth.ac.uk

BEd Primary Science & PGCE Primary (Core Science) (2019/20 start); contact Steve Caldock at steve.caldock@plymouth.ac.uk

BEd Primary (Early Childhood Studies and School Experience)

Immediate start until October 2022

Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to Philip Selbie (philip.selbie@plymouth.ac.uk)

 

PGCE Secondary Drama (2019/20 start); Jo Lock Smith at jo.locksmith@plymouth.ac.uk

PGCE Secondary English (2019/20 start); Jo Lock Smith at jo.locksmith@plymouth.ac.uk

PGCE Secondary Art & Design (2019/20 start); Matthew Wharf at matthew.wharf@plymouth.ac.uk

PGCE Secondary Science (2018/19 start); Matthew Wharf at matthew.wharf@plymouth.ac.uk

 

University of Reading

The  BA in Children’s Development and Learning (BACDL) programme is seeking to appoint an External Examiner, for a 4-year tenure, starting immediately. The BACDL is a 1-year, top-up, full-time programme available for students with an appropriate Foundation Degree (e.g. Foundation Degree in Children’s Development and Learning) and enables them to obtain an honours degree in a year. The programme is work-based and it is designed for practitioners that are already working with children from birth to 11 years old, allowing them to study while working.

If you are interested, please apply by emailing your expression of interest at bacdl@reading.ac.uk and include the following:

    • Full CV
    • Scanned copy of your Right to Work evidence in colour
    • Details of any other External Examining experience and appointments you currently hold (please include start and end dates of these appointments)
    • Details of any involvement you have had with the university of Reading in the past five years

 

University of Southampton

 

Secondary PGCE Mathematics and Science

c/d: 18th October – November start

Expressions of interest and CVs to Rachele Morse: r.morse@soton.ac.uk

 

University of Sheffield

 

PGDE Secondary Science course and Physics with Mathematics course

In the first instance please send an expression of interest and a completed CV to Dr Andy McLean,

PGDE Science course coordinator and Lead science tutor: a.mclean@sheffield.ac.uk

c/d: 19th October 2018

 

University of Wales, Trinity St. David’s

 

Two external examiners for the Professional/Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) / Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) for Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) , starting from the beginning of March 2019.

As well as being taught on the University’s central Swansea SA1 Campus, the programme is also taught at three partner colleges: Coleg Sir Gar, Carmarthen; Pembrokeshire College, Pembroke; and Coleg Ceredigion, Aberystwyth.

They are seeking two external examiners with academic and professional experience in ITE for PCET, and who hold HEA Senior Fellowship status, as the Programme is accredited by the HEA/Advance HE.

Please contact the Programme Director, Caroline Usei (caroline.usei@uwtsd.ac.uk) with a short statement of interest (no more than 200 words) and an up-to-date CV that shows academic and professional standing in the area of PCET.

 

University of Warwick

 

PGCE Primary Core and School Direct and Early Years ITT programmes.

External Examiners’ opportunities

Please send expressions of interest along with a CV to Professor Des Hewitt, Head of Primary Teacher Education at d.m.hewitt@warwick.ac.uk . Alternatively, if you would like to find out more, please contact Des.

 

Secondary PGCE (x4) – (September 2018 start)

  • Creative Arts (Drama/Music/Visual Arts)
  • Sciences (Physics/Biology/Chemistry)
  • Maths
  • Humanities (RE/History/Geography/MFL)

Paul Taylor-McCartney: p.c.taylor.1@warwick.ac.uk or Jenni Smith: j.d.smith.1@warwick.ac.uk

 

University of the West of England 

 

 

PGCE Secondary Geography

October 2018 start

Catherine.beedle@uwe.ac.uk

 

University of Worcester

 

FdA Teaching and Learning at the Teaching and Learning Institute (TLI) and Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)

FdA Teaching and Learning_ExternalExaminerRole

For further details, please contact Ruth Hewston r.hewston@worc.ac.uk

Closing date for Expressions of interest and CVs: 5th November 2018

 

Primary PGCE Course Leader.  c/d: 18/10/18. January 2018 start.

 

Wrexham Gylyndwr University

 

MA Education to start as soon as possible

Programme information: https://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Postgraduatecourses/MAEducation/

Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the programme leader j.luker@glyndwr.ac.uk

 

MA Play, Policy and Practice to start as soon as possible

Programme information: https://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Postgraduatecourses/MAEducation/

Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the programme leader j.luker@glyndwr.ac.uk

 

Job Vacancies

University of Bristol

 

Professor of Education (Teaching & Leadership) 

closing date: 4th November

To discuss the role please contact Professor Bruce Macfarlane, Head of School, Tel: 0117 3314494 or by email at Bruce.Macfarlane@bristol.ac.uk.

 

University of Hertfordshire

 

Head of Primary ITE

Job Description

Person Specification

https://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

For an informal discussion telephone Dr Lyn Trodd, Dean of the School of Education Tel: +44 (0)1707 285603 or +44 (0)1707 285672

Closing date: 21st October 2018

Interview dates: Week beginning 5th November, 2018

Start date: April 2019 or as soon as possible.

 

University of Westminster

 

Principal Lecturer: Director of Professional Development

Closing Date: midnight on 1 November 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 21 November 2018

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

 

University of Worcester

 

Head of Department for Children and Families (Early Years Education)

c/d: 18/10/18. Easter 2019 start or earlier.