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) Working with Children, Young People and Families (L4) and

BA (Hons) Children and Integrated Professional Care (L5 & L6) (1 Post)

asap

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

Further details and how to apply: BCU_WWCYPF_May 2018

 

Teach First: Secondary Science (Midlands region)

To start asap. Please contact:

Caroline Montgomery, Teacher First Programme Leader: caroline.montgomery@bcu.ac.uk  0121 331 7277

 

Bishop Grosseteste University

 

MA Professional Studies

September start

It is anticipated that the successful applicant will possess a PhD and have experience of teaching on a Professional Studies programme that is childhood studies, education and/or youth work related at postgraduate level. Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external examiner on a similar programme, although they should not hold more than one other external examiner post in conjunction with the BGU position. Applicants should not have worked for the University within the previous five years, nor have a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff. Additionally, they should not have been a student or member of staff or BGU within the previous five years.

Applicants are invited to provide a recent CV, which includes the following information:
 Higher Education and professional qualifications
 Recent employment history
 Experience as an external examiner
 Recent HE teaching experience
 Management/Leadership experience in HE
 Research and Scholarly activity/consultancy
 Other relevant experience

Expressions of interest and completed CVs should be forwarded to the BGU Quality team at:
qualityoffice@bishopg.ac.uk

 

 

BA (Hons) Psychology (single and joint programmes)

September 2018 start

Applicants are invited to provide a recent CV, which includes the following information:

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

Unfortunately, BGU is unable to accept applications from Leeds Trinity University or York St John University.

Expressions of interest and completed CVs should be forwarded to the BGU Quality team at:

qualityoffice@bishopg.ac.uk

 

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.

 

Edge Hill University 

 

BA (Hons) Working with Children (5 – 11)

October 2018 start.

Please send expressions of interest and a CV to foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk 

 

PGCE Primary Mathematics Specialist with QTS

October 2018 start

Please send expressions of interest and a CV to foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk

 

 

Newman University 

 

 

BA Hons Early Childhood Education and Care

September 2018 start

 

Foundation Degree: Early Years

September 2018 start

 

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 form 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.

 

MA Education: learning and teaching pathway

fels-masters-admin@open.ac.uk

 

External Assessor role available for 60-credit Masters in Education module: Understanding practice in your educational setting

Contact for further information: WELS-ECYS-Masters@open.ac.uk

Closing date: 28th August 2018

 

Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT

 

External Examiner for Secondary PGCE tuition programme (September 2018 start)

Anna Richards: anna.richards@suffolk.gov.uk

 

University College London, Institute of Education

 

PGCE Business

Colin Willetts: c.willetts@ucl.ac.uk

c/d: 14th September

 

University of Aberdeen

 

BA Childhood Practice (3 year undergraduate degree – additional external required)

MEd Early Years –postgraduate degree

For both posts, please send expression of interest and CV to Catriona McDonald:  c.mcdonald@abdn.ac.uk

 

University of Bedfordshire

 

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

 

University of Brighton

 

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (3-7 yrs)

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (5-11)

BA (Hons) Primary English Education with QTS

Please send CVs to Joanne Smith, Assistant Programme Leader: js172@brighton.ac.uk

For further information about the course or the specific role, please contact the Primary ITE programme leader: Jackie Hannay J.Hannay@brighton.ac.uk or Assistant Programme Leader: Joanne Smith js172@brighton.ac.uk

 

PGCE Secondary and SDT Religious Studies

PGCE Secondary and SDT English

Chief External Examiner PGCE Secondary and SDT

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

MA Education and PGCert Provision

Please send a completed CV to Dr Soo Sturrock (s.sturrock@brighton.ac.uk) or contact Nancy Barclay (N.Barclay@brighton.ac.uk) for further information about the course or the role.

 

University of Chester

 

MA SEND (including NASENCo) and MA Autism Spectrum Condition

j.cowan@chester.ac.uk

 

University of Cumbria

 

Postgraduate Certificate SEN (National Award for Special Needs Co-ordination )

September 2018 start.

Please send expressions of interest and a CV to: Karen.Watson@cumbria.ac.uk

 

University of Gloucestershire

 

BEd Primary Education Programmes (3-7, 5-11 and BEd with Maths Specialism)

Please send CVs and letters of application to: Emma Howell (Academic Course Leader): ehowell@glos.ac.uk

Further details: Gloucestershire_BEdPrimaryEducationProgrammes

 

PGCE Secondary Art and Design

PGCE Secondary History.

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

 

University of Greenwich

 

BA in Primary Education with QTS (English/Literacy specialist)

BA in Primary Education with QTS: professional studies and foundation subjects

September 2018 start for both positions.

Mark Betteney: M.W.Betteney@greenwich.ac.uk

 

PGCE Secondary MFL French

ProfGCE_PCE Lifelong Learning Network College

September 2018 start for both positions.

Mark Betteney: M.W.Betteney@greenwich.ac.uk

 

University of Hertfordshire

 

The School of Education, University of Hertfordshire, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for:

Foundation Degree in Education Studies and Early Years, with an additional top-up year of a BA (Hons) Education Studies and Early Years, starting from early September 2018.

The programme is taught at Seevic College, Benfleet, Essex. They are looking to appoint an external examiner with academic and professional interest in the areas of education studies and/or early childhood. Please contact Janet Burton janet.burton@seevic-college.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 areas of education studies and/or early childhood.

An external examiner for a Foundation Degree in Education Studies and Early Years, with an additional top-up year of a BA (Hons) Education Studies and Early Years, is also required.

The programme is taught at Seevic College, Benfleet, Essex. They are looking to appoint an external examiner with academic and professional interest in the areas of education studies and/or early childhood.

Please contact Janet Burton janet.burton@seevic-college.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 areas of education studies and/or early childhood.

Starting from early September 2018.

University of Hull

 

BA Education Studies Programme

Expressions of interest (outlining your relevant qualifications and experience) and a CV should be sent to the Subject Group Head, Dr Tricia Shaw: patricia.shaw@hull.ac.uk

 

University of Plymouth

 

BEd Primary SEN (2018/19 start); Philip Medway at philip.medway@plymouth.ac.uk

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

 

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 Sunderland

 

PGCE IDL and AO Route

SecondarySchoolDirect_AORoute_PGCESecMathsGeogScience_Sunderland

Please contact: External.examiners@sunderland.ac.uk

 

University of Strathclyde

 

PGDE, with a focus on secondary Maths, Science, Technology and Computing.

Please send expressions of interest and a CV to: Clare McAlister, Deputy Course Leader clare.mcalister@strath.ac.uk.

This is for an August / September 2018 start.

 

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.

 

PGCE Primary

PGCert Mentoring in Educational Contexts

Both positions are for a September 2018 start.

If you would like further details, or wish to apply then please contact: Catharine Bleasdale, Assistant Director ITE (Partnership) on: c.bleasdale@uwtsd.ac.uk 

 

Yr Athrofa (Institute of Education), University of Wales Trinity Saint David

PGCE Primary programme

September 2018 start

Dr Helen Lewis: h.e.lewis@uwtsd.ac.uk

 

University of Warwick

 

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 Winchester

 

BEdandMEd(Hons)_PrimaryEducation

c/d: 24th August

Dr Louise Pagden: Louise.Pagden@winchester.ac.uk

 

Yorks St. John University 

 

  • Validation Event External Panel Members: MA Educational Leadership and Management, and
  • Validation Event External Panel Members: MA Special Educational Needs and Inclusion and Post Graduate Certificate national award for SEN Co-ordination: Leading Effective, Inclusive Practice in SEN

Tuesday 11th September 2018 10.00- 13.30

Dr Helen Rowe, Subject Director: Educational and Professional Studies: h.rowe@yorksj.ac.uk

Further details are available here: YorksStJohn_Validation Panel Members

 

 

Job Vacancies

University of Hertfordshire

 

DeputyDirector – Head of ITE

c/d: 10th September

Peter Flew: Director of School Peter.Flew@roehampton.ac.uk telephone 020 8392 3494.

 

Head of ITE Primary

c/d: 9th September

Dr Lynn Trodd, Dean of the School of Education: l.trodd@herts.ac.uk