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)

 

Bradford College

 

Three  External Examiners required BAQTS Education for this academic year. Bradford College University Centre validated by Bolton University.

Each examiner will have a specialisms in Maths, Language or Science with a willingness to also take an overview of the course and visit  trainees on placement. Please send a letter of interest and CV to j.vaughan@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

 

Brunel University

 

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

Brunel are currently seeking an external examiner for 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.  The programme is 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

 

Edge Hill University

 

For November 2018:

PGCE Primary Education with QTS; PGCE Secondary School Direct; PGCE Secondary Science (Biology) with QTS

For October 2019:

BA Hons Primary Education with QTS; BA Hons Teaching, Learning and Child Development; BA Hons Working and Teaching in the Early Years; PGCE Primary with QTS School Direct and PG Cert in SpLD (Dyslexia) with AMBA/ATS.

If you are interested in any of the above vacancies, please send expressions of interest and a CV to foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk

 

Kingston University

 

BA (Hons) Primary Teaching – Humanities

Appointment will commence with immediate effect for a period of four years up to 30th September 2022

To apply for this post, please send your CV and expression of interest to Tessa Willy, Head of Department of Teacher Education T.Willy@kingston.ac.uk

 

Leeds Trinity University

 

Postgraduate studies in Education (Comprising MA, PGDip and PGCert)

To express interest please forward an up to date CV (including information of any current or former external examining experience) to d.styran-furness@leedstrinity.ac.uk  in the first instance, with a brief statement on your suitability for this role.

Closing date for applications: January 10th 2019

 

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)

 

Liverpool Hope University

 

External Examiners_Taught Postgraduate Programmes

c/d: 4th January 2019

For further details please contact or to apply please send a CV to both:

  • Dr Namrata Rao, raon@hope.ac.uk 0151 291 2118 –Coordinator for Postgraduate Programmes,  Faculty of Education
  • Dr Cathal O’Siochru, osiochc@hope.ac.uk 0151 291 3254– Assessment Coordinator for Postgraduate Programmes, Faculty of Education.

 

London Metropolitan University

 

External Examiner for PGCE Secondary English with Media

We are seeking for 2018 / 19 an external external examiner for Secondary English with Media PGCE, which is run in collaboration with the English and Media Centre.

Please see website for  further details.

To apply, send CV and covering letter detailing interests and experience to Rob Fonseca, Head of ITE: rob.fonseca@londonmet.ac.uk

 

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

External Examiner for SEN

External Examiner Vacancy:
o BA (Hons) Early Years and Special and Inclusive Education
o BA (Hons) Education Studies and Special and Inclusive Education

We are seeking the appointee to commence in September 2019. Induction events are provided for new External Examiners during 2018.
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 currently hold.

If you wish to discuss either of these posts in more detail, please contact:
Verity Aiken, Course Leader, BA (Hons) Joint Honours in Education; verity.aiken@ntu.ac.uk
Paul Drury, Strand Leader: Special Education Needs and Inclusion; BA (Hons) Joint Honours in Education; paul.drury@ntu.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 7th January 2019

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.

 

Oxford Brookes University

 

External Assessor: Foundation Degree in Educational Practice and the top up to a BA Education and Lifelong Learning with new partnership Colleges.

Further Details: External Assessor_OBU

The Validation panel is to take place on Tuesday 12 February  and any applicants would be expected to attend this meeting.

For more details please contact Clare Fenwick (cfenwick@brookes.ac.uk or 01865 488779).

To apply please send a CV to cfenwick@brookes.ac.uk

 

External Assessor to support the Periodic Review process of a Foundation Degree in Educational Practice and the top up to a BA Education and with current partnership Colleges

This process will begin imminently and attendance at key meetings would be expected with payment for attendance.

The Periodic Review panel is to take place on Monday 1 April 2019 and any applicants would be expected to attend this meeting.

For more details please contact Clare Fenwick (cfenwick@brookes.ac.uk or 01865 488779)

To apply please send a CV to cfenwick@brookes.ac.uk

 

University of Brighton

 

BA Primary courses:

BA Primary 3-7 with QTS

BA Primary English Education with QTS

 

Please see linked adverts above for each position and send CVs to: Joanne Smith (Assistant Programme Leader) js172@brighton.ac.uk

In addition:

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

 

External Examiner for Employment based routes

To express an interest please email a recent CV which includes the following information

  • Higher Education and professional qualifications
  • Recent employment history
  • Experience as an external examiner (if applicable)
  • Recent HE teaching experience
  • Management/Leadership experience in HE
  • Research and Scholarly activity/consultancy
  • Other relevant experience

Please send completed CV to the programme leader: Lis Bundock (E.Bundock@brighton.ac.uk).

Also, for further information about the course or the specific role please contact the programme leader: Lis Bundock (E.Bundock@brighton.ac.uk).

 

University of Chester

 

PGCE Secondary Art and Design

Previous experience of external examining is not essential.

Please submit your CV and expression of interest to education@chester.ac.uk no later than 19th December 2018.

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 College London Institute of Education

 

SCITT PGCE programm

The programme includes a primary and secondary route. If you are interested, please apply by emailing your expression of interest and a copy of your CV to margaret.wright@ucl.ac.uk

Immediate start

The School Direct (Salaried) primary programme

The School Direct (Salaried) primary programme is seeking to appoint an External Examiner, starting immediately. If you are interested, please apply by emailing your expression of interest and a copy of your CV to margaret.wright@ucl.ac.uk

University of East Anglia (Norwich)

 

Primary PGCE External Examiners_UEA

For further information regarding this position and the Primary PGCE programme at the University of East Anglia, contact Co Course Director Martin Smith (Martin.D.Smith@uea.ac.uk).

If you would like to apply for one of the positions, please email your CV to Kajsa Berg, K.Berg@uea.ac.uk. 

closing date:  4 January 2019.

 

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 Gloucester

 

PGCE Secondary Art and Design

PGCE Secondary History.

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

 

University of London (Goldsmiths)

 

PGCE (QTS) Secondary Programme: Media with English

Immediate start. To apply or to request any further information, please email the Departmental Business Manager for the Department of Educational Studies, David Ramsay (d.ramsay@gold.ac.uk).

 

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 Manchester

 

External examiners are needed for the 2 year Teach First postgraduate diploma in Education:

  • English
  • Humanities (History and Geography) and Modern Languages
  • Temporary maternity leave cover (1 year) – Maths and Science essential

Please submit your CV and expression of interest to Lisa Murtagh lisa.murtagh@manchester.ac.uk

ExternalExaminers_Manchester_TeachFirstPGDip

 

University of Plymouth

 

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

 

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 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.

University of the West of England

 

Primary Early Childhood and Education Studies Field

To apply for the role, please send your expression of interest and a CV to Catherine.beedle@uwe.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 14th December 2018.

 

 

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

 

FdA Learning Support from September 2019 with the opportunity to fulfil the role of EE for Ed studies for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University: FdA Learning Support from September 2019 with the opportunity to fulfil the role of EE for Ed studies for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.  Please contact Dr David Thomas D.Thomas@glyndwr.ac.uk for expressions of interest.

 

Job Vacancies

 

London South Bank University

 

Head of ITE

For further discussion please contact Andrew Read, Head of Education Division, at reada3@lsbu.ac.uk.

Closing date: 31st January.

 

Open University

 

Lecturer in Education Studies, Primary at the Open University

 

University of Chester

 

Head of ITE

closing date: 14th December 2018. Interviews will be held 10th and 11th January 2019