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External Examiner Vacancies

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25/01/2022 External Examiner Field Examiner Postgraduate Secondary and Lifelong Learning Field of Study
We are seeking an External Examiner to support our institution wide PG Cert Academic Professional Practice Programme and our International online PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. The post will be for 4 years commencing on 01/09/2022 and includes the scrutiny of participant work, and the need to attend examination boards during the year and complete an annual report. We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience of leading and/or contributing to similar PG Certs, and who have SFHEA or PFHEA. To apply for the role, please send your expression of interest and a CV to Externalsreport@uwe.ac.uk Closing date for applications: 28 February 2022
University of the West of England, Bristol
Externalreport@uwe.ac.uk
24/01/2022 External Examiner for Primary Teaching (Early Years)
The University of Chichester is seeking an External Examiner for the Early Years pathway on the BA (Hons) Primary Teaching with Early Years programme. This is a pathway that leads to a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. Examining duties include moderation of coursework samples, attendance at the annual exam board and the completion of an annual report. In addition to examining Early Years, there may be opportunities to quality assure other aspects of the BA (Hons) Primary Teaching programme depending on experience and interest. Please send an expression of interest together with your CV to: Dr Glenn Stone Coordinator for BA (Hons) Primary Teaching G.Stone@chi.ac.uk
University of Chichester
g.stone@chi.ac.uk
24/01/2022 External Advisor vacancies for the PGCE Secondary Programme – English and Science specialisms (School Direct) - 2021/2022 start
Each programme is small and as such we need subject specialist External Advisors who will be able to contribute to the wider external examination process for PGCE Secondary and provide a subject based report for the PGCE Secondary External Examiner. The role will involve: - Discussions with school based mentors and student teachers on placements - Reviewing samples of academic work - Reviewing programme documentation - Meeting with module and programme leaders to provide feedback and assure quality processes - External advisors are required to write a brief subject report to contribute to the External Examiner report. We would hope to appoint colleagues who have: - English or science subject specialism - experience of quality assurance of student teachers on placement. - experience of subject leadership in ITE Experience of external examination in ITE is preferred but is not essential. Please apply by sending your CV to Ruth Matthewson: r.matthewson@yorksj.ac.uk
Yorks St. John University
r.matthewson@yorksj.ac.uk
24/01/2022 External Examiner for PGCE Primary (University centred and School Direct) 2022/2023 start
This role would be to cover both the University centred and School Direct routes and would be to start from the academic year 2022 – 2023. The role will involve: - Meeting with student teachers on placement and their mentors/class teachers - Reviewing samples of academic work - Reviewing programme documentation - Meeting with module and programme leaders and attending School Assessment Panels to provide feedback and assure quality procedures - Provision of an annual report We would hope to appoint a colleague who: - Has both primary school and primary ITE experience - Has experience of observing/appraising student teachers on placement - Has experience of leadership in ITE Experience of external examination in ITE is preferred but is not essential. If you are interested please apply by sending your CV to David Scott: d.scott2@yorksj.ac.uk
Yorks St. John University
d.scott2@yorksj.ac.uk
24/01/2022 External Examiner for BA (Hons) Primary Education programme (2022/2023 start)
This role would be to start from the academic year 2022 – 2023. The role will involve: - Undertaking school visits to student teachers on placements - Reviewing samples of academic work - Reviewing programme documentation - Meeting with module and programme leaders and attending School Assessment Panels to provide feedback and assure quality procedures. - Provision of an annual report. We would hope to appoint a colleague who: - Has both primary school and primary ITE experience. - Has experience of observing/appraising student teachers on placement. - Has experience of leadership in ITE Experience of external examination in ITE is preferred but is not essential. If you are interested please apply by sending your CV to Louise Whitfield: l.whitfield@yorksj.ac.uk
Yorks St. John University
l.whitfield@yorksj.ac.uk
24/01/2022 PGCE Primary Education programme (including responsibility for St Mary’s PGCE collaborative provision which will include GLF Schools and Wrexham Glyndŵr University)
Our primary and secondary teacher training programmes are rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. Please see the link below for further information about the programme. Responsibilities will include: inspecting assessment specifications and samples of student work, visiting students on their final school placements. You will also be required to submit a formal annual report. Relevant knowledge and understanding of ITT requirements, primary practice and academic experience are required. The post commences in this academic year (2021/22) and will be for a term of four years. Visits to schools would take place over two designated days in May and the final Exam Board would be held in June. Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 07/02/2022. Please submit expressions of interest, along with a current CV, to the Quality and Standards Office at qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
St. Mary's University, Twickenham
qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
20/01/2022 MA in Educational Leadership programme (2022/23 academic year onwards)
The University of Chester is looking for an external examiner for their MA in Educational Leadership programme for the 2022/23 academic year onwards. We require an examiner who currently works on or have experience of similar courses within Higher Education. Alongside this you would work closely with the programme leader to support the continuous development and improvement of the programme. Previous experience of external examining is not essential. Please submit your CV and expression of interest to Professor Steve Lambert at s.lambert@chester.ac.uk no later than 28th February 2022
University of Chester
s.lambert@chester.ac.uk
20/01/2022 MA Education (Hons)
The University of Aberdeen are looking to appoint a suitably qualified individual with experience of working in Higher Education and ITE (primary), for the role of External Examiner on the undergraduate MA Education (hons) Degree Programme. The post will commence during the autumn of the academic year 2022-2023 and is generally for a four-year period. The main duties of this role involve reviewing course content and academic standards at each level of study, moderation of coursework, engagement with school visits, attendance at the annual programme boards, and completion of an annual report. Please send expressions of interest, and an accompanying CV to Amy McFarlane (Programme Director) amy.mcfarlane@abdn.ac.uk.
University of Aberdeen
amy.mcfarlane@abdn.ac.uk
20/01/2022 External Panel Members (x2): MA Disability and Mental Health Social Work (from September 2022)
This is a new course programme. This programme is in the process of being validated, with the first cohort to start in September 2022. We are seeking Social Work qualified academics to take on the role of External Panel Members for this validation. General Role Requirements: • Comment on the curriculum and whether it meets the professional standards of Social Work • Ensure academic standards and expectations of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education institutions • Provide supportive and advisory comment and recommendations on the assessment process including evaluating the range and type of assessments • Attend the validation event in May 2022 Expressions of interest including CVs should be sent to: Hilary Conroy h.conroy1@yorksj.ac.uk
Yorks St. John University
h.conroy1@yorksj.ac.uk
17/01/2022 BA Childhood Practice
We are looking to appoint an external examiner for the undergraduate BA Childhood Practice degree at the University of Aberdeen. The post will commence as soon as possible during the academic year 2021-2022 and is generally for a period of four years. The degree is part-time and taught online by distance learning. The main duties involve moderation of coursework, attendance at the annual programme boards, which can be virtual, and completion of an annual report. We are seeking to appoint an examiner with a relevant practice background and experience in leading or teaching on courses within the area of Early Learning and Childcare. For further information or if you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV to Dorothea Scherer, dorothea.scherer@abdn.ac.uk by 18/02/2022.
University of Aberdeen
dorothea.scherer@abdn.ac.uk
11/01/2022 Doctor of Education Programme
The University of Winchester is seeking an External Examiner for its well-established EdD programme. This successful programme attracts students from a wide range of professional backgrounds. It lays emphasis on mixed methods and professional reflection and prides itself on the difference made to practice by students’ research. A new External Examiner is required for the 2022-23 academic year and we hope to appoint before Easter. If interested, please send a cv to Karen Morris, Programme Leader karen.morris@winchester.ac.uk
University of Winchester
karen.morris@winchester.ac.uk
10/01/2022 BA Primary Education with QTS (University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Carmarthen campus)
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking an External Examiner for the BA in Primary Education programme. This programme leads to a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status and is delivered through our innovative Athrofa Professional Learning Partnership. It is offered through the medium of English and Welsh; however, while Welsh-speaking applicants would be welcomed, the ability to speak Welsh is not essential for the role. The post will require the moderation of assignments, attendance at the annual exam board and the completion of an annual report. The External Examiner will also be required to visit student teachers in schools and/or to engage with online reviews, in line with government regulations. The post will be for an initial period of four years starting in September 2022. Expressions of interest should be emailed to Dr. Catherine Morgan: c.morgan@uwtsd.ac.uk, along with a current CV which will include details of relevant ITE experience.
University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Carmarthen campus)
c.morgan@uwtsd.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE (Primary and Secondary pathways) (University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Swansea campus)
This programme, which leads to a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status, is delivered through our innovative Athrofa Professional Learning Partnership and includes two modules at Level 7. It is offered through the medium of English and Welsh; however, while Welsh-speaking applicants would be welcomed, the ability to speak Welsh is not essential for the role. The post will require the moderation of assignments, attendance at exam boards, usually in December and June, and the completion of an annual report. The External Examiner will also be required to visit student teachers in schools and/or to engage with online reviews, in line with government regulations. The post will be for an initial period of four years starting in September 2022. Expressions of interest should be emailed to Dr. Catherine Morgan: c.morgan@uwtsd.ac.uk, along with a current CV which will include details of relevant ITE experience.
University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Swansea campus)
c.morgan@uwtsd.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Secondary (Geography)
The School of Education and Social Sciences at the University of Hull is seeking to appoint a teacher education specialist, preferably a Programme Director or course leader, to act as external examiner for our PGCE Secondary Geography programme. The appointment will commence with immediate effect for a period of four years. The examiner will receive scripts to moderate, make visits to observe trainees in schools, be invited to the Module and Programme Boards, and will be expected to write an Annual Report. Expressions of interest (outlining your relevant qualifications and experience) and a CV should be sent to the Programme Director - PGCE Secondary, Michelle Wormald m.wormald@hull.ac.uk by 28th January 2022. We are unable to accept expressions of interest from persons at the following institutions: University of Wolverhampton Bradford College University of Sheffield
University of Hull
m.wormald@hull.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Secondary Chief External Examiner
We are looking for suitably qualified professionals with experience of working in Higher Education and in ITE to act as an External Examiners to our programmes. Duties will mainly involve reviewing a sample of assignments written from levels 4 to 6 (for BA QTS) and Level 7 (for PGCE) as part of the academic award. Additional discussions with Associate Teachers and the Programme team at the University will also be expected. Re-imbursement: Reasonable travel expenses and the standard External Examiner fee will be paid. Overnight accommodation will be provided (by prior negotiation normally when the journey time each way would exceed 2 hours). For further information or to send an expression of interest with a CV please contact Jo Cowan j.cowan@chester.ac.uk directly.
University of Chester
j.cowan@chester.ac.uk
10/01/2022 2x Primary External Examiners – BA (QTS) and PGCE Programmes
We are looking for suitably qualified professionals with experience of working in Higher Education and in ITE to act as an External Examiners to our programmes. Duties will mainly involve reviewing a sample of assignments written from levels 4 to 6 (for BA QTS) and Level 7 (for PGCE) as part of the academic award. Additional discussions with Associate Teachers and the Programme team at the University will also be expected. Re-imbursement: Reasonable travel expenses and the standard External Examiner fee will be paid. Overnight accommodation will be provided (by prior negotiation normally when the journey time each way would exceed 2 hours). For further information or to send an expression of interest with a CV please contact Jo Cowan j.cowan@chester.ac.uk directly.
University of Chester
j.cowan@chester.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS/PGCE Primary Mathematics Specialist Education with QTS
External Examiners required for October 2022 start on several programmes in Faculty of Education at Edge Hill University. Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk citing the programme title.
Edge Hill University
foexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk
10/01/2022 External Assessor required for MRes Education
The appointment will start from January 2023 for a tenure of four academic years. The appointment will be remunerated in accordance with the University’s external assessor fee schedule. In addition, any travel, subsistence and accommodation costs will be reimbursed. Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external assessor on a similar course and have experience of conducting viva voce examinations. To express an interest please email a recent CV which includes the following information • Higher Education and professional qualifications • Current employment • Experience as an external assessor (if any) • Research and Scholarly activity/consultancy • Other relevant experience • Please also include details of any previous connection with the University of Brighton Please use the post you are applying for as your email header. For further information about the course or the specific role please contact Dr Nadia Edmond.
University of Brighton
n.edmond@brighton.ac.uk
10/01/2022 BA(Hons) Working with Children and Young People (September 2022 for a tenure of four academic years)
The degree programme is aimed at educational professionals in roles such as teaching assistants, early years practitioners, learning support mentors or youth workers. Students enrolled on this 4-year part time course are required to be employed in appropriate employment with children and/or young people (0-19 years). The degree is designed with modules that will enable students to reflect on their own professional experience, to increase awareness of current issues and practices alongside development of academic and research skills. Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external examiner on a similar course. 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
University of Brighton
j.campbell@brighton.ac.uk
10/01/2022 2 External Examiners required for BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (5-11)
Each post will require the moderation of scripts, engagement with Partnership schools via school visits or online platforms and attendance at examination boards which normally take place in June/July. You will also be expected to complete an annual report. One appointment will start as soon as possible in the current academic year, the second one will commence 01/10/22, both with a tenure of four academic years. In addition, travel, subsistence and accommodation costs will be reimbursed. Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external examiner on a similar course, with a strong background in primary education. 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
University of Brighton
js172@brighton.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Education – IDL cohorts in September and February Pg Certificate Education AOR to QTS (4 year tenure)
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining. To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria Your CV. Please send these by email to: Dionne Ross, Principal Lecturer International Teacher Education, at dionne.ross@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
dionne.ross@sunderland.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Early Years Teaching– IDL cohorts in September and February (4 year tenure)
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria Your CV. Please send these by email to Dionne Ross, Principal Lecturer International Teacher Education, at dionne.ross@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
dionne.ross@sunderland.ac.uk
10/01/2022 Primary Initial Teacher Education: BA (Hons) Primary Education ( 4 year tenure)
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria and CV. Please send these by email to: Victoria Stokes, Principal Lecturer Primary Initial Teacher Education at vicki.stokes@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
vicki.stokes@sunderland.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Primary Programmes - on campus September cohort; on campus January cohort; 2 Year Part Time Blended Programme; School Direct Primary Programmes; PGCE Primary Postgraduate Apprenticeships (4 year tenure)
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria Your CV to Victoria Stokes, Principal Lecturer Primary Initial Teacher Education at vicki.stokes@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
vicki.stokes@sunderland.ac.uk
10/01/2022 Secondary Initial Teacher Education PGCE Physics and BSc Physics with Maths, (within BSc STEM) - 4 year tenure
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria Your CV to Gillian Parker, Principal Lecturer Secondary Initial Teacher Education at gillian.parker@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
gillian.parker@sunderland.ac.uk
10/01/2022 PGCE Mathematics Education and BSc Maths Education within BSc STEM Education (4 year tenure)
Essential Teacher qualification plus Masters qualification Extensive experience in teaching, assessment and academic leadership in Teacher Education programmes, including design of programmes and/or modules and design of assessment Knowledge of relevant UK-sector external reference points for academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement: QAA Quality Code, and DfE requirements Awareness of relevant current developments in Initial Teacher Education relevant to programme and module design and learning, teaching and assessment Desirable Experience of external examining. To apply, please supply: A statement of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria Your CV to Gillian Parker, Principal Lecturer Secondary Initial Teacher Education at gillian.parker@sunderland.ac.uk
University of Sunderland
gillian.parker@sunderland.ac.uk
06/01/2022 PGCE Secondary Education and PGCE 7-14 ITE modules
We are seeking an External Examiner who has experience working with PGCE Secondary Education and PGCE 7-14 ITE modules. We are keen to receive applications from external examiners with PGCE Secondary (any subject) experience who have previously taught on such (or similar) modules/programmes. The role involves scrutiny of students’ academic and professional work, attendance at Examination Board (virtual at present) informal discussion with academic staff and an annual written report. Institutional remuneration rates apply. Appointments are generally for 3-4 years. The position would start as soon as possible. Induction events are provided for new External Examiners. Please send any questions and/or your CV and expression of interest to Sharron.mackenzie@canterbury.ac.uk
Canterbury Christ Church University
Sharron.mackenzie@canterbury.ac.uk
04/01/2022 2 x External Examiners required for PGCE/Cert Ed Further Education (September 2022, 4 year tenure)
2 x External Examiners required for PGCE/Cert Ed Further Education (September 2022, 4 year tenure). The post covers the Universities and Partner Colleges provision both full time and part time. It will require the moderation of assignment scripts, student placement partner college visits, meetings with trainees and subject staff, examination board attendance (normally late Feb/early March and late June/early July) and completion of interim / annual report. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will have experience of ITT with a background in FE teaching. 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 • Other relevant experience. For further information, enquiries and to send completed CV, please email Mark Delf,
University of Plymouth
mark.delf@plymouth.ac.uk
04/01/2022 External Examiner for the PG Certificate and MA Leadership of School Mental Health
The post will start in October 2022 for the academic year (2022/2023) and will be for a term of four years. For the course background, please see the website link below. Expressions of interest (with up to date CV) and application forms available from Lianne Sweeting Richardson at Leeds Beckett University on L.Sweeting@leedsbeckett.ac.uk Please indicate your external examining experience. If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Dr Sarah Swann (Course Director) via email s.swann@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Leeds Beckett University
s.swann@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
20/12/2021 BA (Hons) Advancing Practice (Top-up)
Qualifications/experience required for this role: • A degree or evidence of Masters level study, preferably related to the content of one or more of the four pathways in the BA (Hons) Advancing Practice degree (see https://www.learninginstitute.co.uk/baap) • Experience of delivering degree level learning, preferably related to the content of one or more of the four pathways in the BA (Hons) Advancing Practice degree (see https://www.learninginstitute.co.uk/baap) • Experience of delivering blended learning, preferably that which has been planned rather than as a response to the need for emergency remote teaching The appointment will be for a period of four years. The Examiner will receive scripts to moderate, attend exam boards (which are online at the present time) and will be expected to write an annual report. Examiners are required to attend at least one board per year as a minimum requirement of this role.
University of Worcester
t.weaver@worc.ac.uk
08/12/2021 BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS/BA (Hons) Education and BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS
BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS/BA (Hons) Education and BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS External Examiners required for October 2022 start on several programmes in Faculty of Education at Edge Hill University. Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk citing the programme title.
Edge Hill University
foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk
06/12/2021 PGDE Primary Initial Teacher Education
We would especially welcome expressions of interest from candidates with experience of working collaboratively to create innovative assessment(s) processes. The role includes review of course content and academic standards, meetings with students and staff to examine student experience including visits to schools. Additionally, examination of samples of students’ assessments, and review of tutor and school reports for continuity and rigour is also expected. Our PGDE Primary Programme typically runs from mid-August through to the end of May. A final Exam Board is held in June, followed by submission of a formal annual report at the end of each academic year. Please send expressions of interest, and an accompanying CV, to Cathy Francis (PGDE Programme Director) at this email address; Catherine.francis1@abdn.ac.uk
University of Aberdeen
Catherine.francis1@abdn.ac.uk
19/11/2021 Foundation Degree in Supporting and Managing learning in Education
Foundation Degree in Supporting and Managing learning in Education Bradford College are looking for a new examiners to start January 2023: Foundation Degree in Supporting and Managing learning in Education (for support staff in schools and colleges) Please contact Kirstin Sawyer (Head of School) on k.sawyer@bradfordcollege.ac.uk for more information if needed and a CV
Bradford College
k.sawyer@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
11/11/2021 External Examiner for PGCE with QTS (Primary and Early Years) and EYITT Bath Spa University (January 22 start)
We are looking to appoint an external examiner for the Primary and Early Years PGCE with QTS programme at Bath Spa University. The external examiner will have early years expertise and experience and will also examine the EYITT programme (Postgraduate employment-based route) as part of their role. The post will start in January 2022 and will run till July 2025. The role will entail: scrutinising a sample of students’ assignments, some visits to placements, attendance at exam boards, discussion with academic staff and the writing of an annual written report. We are looking for supportive individuals with a secure knowledge of the revised ITE inspection framework, who will engage in open dialogue and provide constructive feedback. Please send an expression of interest and a CV to the programme leader Dr Martine Duggan m.duggan@bathspa.ac.uk
Bath Spa University
m.duggan@bathspa.ac.uk
09/11/2021 BA (Hons) Education Studies (November 2021 start)
The course runs alongside the BA Hons. Early Childhood Studies Programme, and shares a number of compulsory and optional modules. The external examining of the modules is therefore split between the two with each covering those modules assigned only to the relevant course plus those most appropriate to the designated programme. External examiners assist the University in enhancing the quality of its programmes and ensuring the standard of its awards primarily through moderation of assessments and approval of recommendations for awards. Middlesex requires external examiners to review module assessment processes and outcomes, to attend the university once a year in June to meet with students on the programme and to ratify grades and awards at the examination boards, and submit a full report in July of each year. Please apply by sending a recent CV to Beth Gallagher, Programme Leader for the BA Education Studies at b.gallagher@mdx.ac.uk
Middlesex University (London)
b.gallager@mdx.ac.uk
01/11/2021 2 x Curriculum External Examiners (September 2022 start, 4 year term): BEd and PGCE Primary
(These ideally would have an expertise in broader curriculum subjects within the Primary National Curriculum). General Role • Comment on the content of the identified area examined • Examine assessment briefs and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend Assessment Panel(s) and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the BEd Deputy Programme Leader, Tom Cowan: Tom.Cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth
tom.cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
01/11/2021 1 x Education Studies/Professional Studies External Examiner who will work with our BEd and PGCE programmes (4 year term, Sept 2022 start)
General Role • Comment on the content of the identified area examined • Examine assessment briefs and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend Assessment Panel(s) and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the BEd Deputy Programme Leader, Tom Cowan: Tom.Cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth
tom.cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
01/11/2021 1 x SEND External Examiner to work with our BEd SEND Pathway (Sept 2022 start, 4 year term): BEd and Primary PGCE programmes
General Role • Comment on the content of the identified area examined • Examine assessment briefs and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend Assessment Panel(s) and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the BEd Deputy Programme Leader, Tom Cowan: Tom.Cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth
tom.cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
01/11/2021 2 x School Experience External Examiners who will work with our BEd and PGCE programmes to Quality Assure our School Practice Modules
General Role • Comment on the content of the identified area examined • Examine assessment briefs and student work to ensure academic standards and achievements of students are comparable with those in other UK higher education establishments of which the external examiner has experience • Provide informative comment and recommendations on whether the assessment process measures student achievement rigorously and fairly against the intended outcomes of the programme and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend Assessment Panel(s) and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the BEd Deputy Programme Leader, Tom Cowan: Tom.Cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth
tom.cowan@plymouth.ac.uk