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External Examiner Vacancies

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22/07/2021 External Examiner for two Level 6/Top Up Awards in ‘Applied Education Practice’ and ‘Applied Special Education Needs and Disability’
The School of Teacher Education, is seeking to appoint one new External Examiner for two of our Level 6/Top Up degree programmes in ‘Applied Education Practice’ and ‘Applied Special Educational Needs and Disability’ from September 2021 for a term of four years. Each course contains four 30 credit units (120 credits), with three specialist units and one common Research Methods unit on each degree. The role will therefore include examination of seven discrete 30 credit units (210 credits) across these two programmes. The courses are designed for those working or volunteering in teaching assistant or similar roles in education, who have already achieved a level 5 qualification, such as a Foundation Degree. Applications are invited from suitably qualified academic staff within the field of education and teacher education. Whilst external examiner experience is preferable, no experience is required for the role as support and mentoring will be provided.
University of Bedfordshire
Mark.Bowler@beds.ac.uk
22/07/2021 Post-compulsory ITE qualifications for the Diploma / Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training
We are seeking an External Examiner who has experience working with post-compulsory ITE qualifications for the Diploma / Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training . We are keen to receive applications from external examiners who have previously taught on such (or similar) programmes. The role involves scrutiny of students’ work, one visit per year to partner settings, 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 in September. Induction events are provided for new External Examiners. Please send your CV and expression of interest to emily.jenkins@canterbury.ac.uk
Canterbury Christ Church University
emily.jenkins@canterbury.ac.uk
22/07/2021 Primary PGCE External Examiners (immediate start, 4 years)
We are looking for expressions of interest from colleagues for Primary PGCE Core, Maths Specialist and School Direct ITE routes for Primary Education. Responsibilities will include: inspecting assessment specifications and samples of student work, visiting students on their final school placements, and meeting with a group of trainees to gain feedback regarding the programmes. You will also be required to submit an annual report. Relevant knowledge and understanding of ITT requirements and academic experience are required. The post will start from 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/ June. The Subject Assessment Board, and final Progression Assessment Board will be held in July. Please submit expressions of interest, along with a current CV, to Sarah Smith, Programme Leader for Primary ITE s.l.smith@gre.ac.uk
University of Greenwich
s.l.smith@gre.ac.uk
21/07/2021 External Examiner for the PGDipEd Secondary English programme
The School of Education at the University of Birmingham wishes to appoint an External Examiner for the PGDipEd Secondary English programme. This position will commence from September 2021 for four years. The role would involve one day visiting students in our partnership schools in the Birmingham area, as well as attendance at the annual external exam board and submission of an annual report. For expressions of interest please contact the Secondary English ITE Lead, Sally Hobday s.hobday@bham.ac.uk
University of Birmingham
s.hobday@bham.ac.uk
15/07/2021 PGCE Secondary English (Middlesex University, London)
Please email your CV and expression of interest to Gareth Evers at Middlesex University G.Evers@mdx.ac.uk. Closing date for applications 1st September 2021. The position will start September 2021 (for the academic year 2021-22). Tenure will be 4 years.
Middlesex University
G.Evers@mdx.ac.uk
15/07/2021 External examiner MA Education Courses (Winter 2021 Start)
The majority of our MA Education provision is taught at our Bedford campus, both full-time and part-time. Our MA Education courses are also taught at a partner institution in Guyana, and due to run at a partner institution in Pakistan in the coming academic year. The appointment will be for 4 academic years, from October 2021 to October 2025. The candidate must have experience in teaching and leading on MA Education courses. Previous experience of external examining is preferred but not essential. If you are interested in the position please send an expression of interest to Cathal.Butler@beds.ac.uk. The standard annual fee is £350 which includes attendance of one exam board (in person or remotely), every other board/ equivalent meeting is paid £80 per board/ meeting, with reasonable expenses covered. The deadline for applications is August 6th 2021.
University of Bedfordshire
Cathal.Butler@beds.ac.uk
12/07/2021 External Examiner Vacancy for Bachelor of Education (Hons) with QTS
(Starting in September 2021 and will typically last for four years) The School of Education at University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our BEd Primary Education programme for September 2021. A suitable candidate will have experience in teaching and examining ITE at a UK higher education institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance issues at higher education level, the ITT Core Content Framework, the Early Career Framework, the QAA Quality Code and have specific subject knowledge in the programme being considered. Due to the University’s external examiner appointment criteria, we are unable to consider applications for this appointment at this time from staff at Greenwich University or any institution whose Education programmes have an external examiner from University of Hertfordshire. Expressions of interest together with a curriculum vitae should be sent to David Allen: d.m.allen@herts.ac.uk
University of Hertfordshire
d.m.allen@herts.ac.uk
12/07/2021 PGCE MFL (11-16) - 2 examiners required (September 2021 - July 2025: 4 year tenure)
The PGCE programme is designed to meet QTS standards for 11-16 age range and provision stretches across both Core and School Direct ITE routes. In the University of York PGCE Secondary programme, we work alongside a wide variety of secondary schools across the City of York, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire, and with four significant school direct partnerships, to deliver both the academic award of PGCE and QTS recommendation. Content areas across the PGCE include: • Whole School Issues • Curriculum Area instruction • Placements (Blocks 1 and 2) • Professional Enrichment Please contact Dr. Claire E. Ball-Smith at claire.e.ball-smith@york.ac.uk (tel: 01904 323441) OR contact the relevant Curriculum Area lead tutor: • MFL – Mirjam Buehler – mirjam.buehler@york.ac.uk To apply, please send a copy of your CV by Friday September 3rd 2021 to: claire.e.ball-smith@york.ac.uk . We are looking to appoint to the role by the end of September 2021.
University of York
claire.e.ball-smith@york.ac.uk
05/07/2021 External Examiner required for PGCE Primary Teaching and Learning / Chief External Examiner for SCITT Partnerships
The role is a new one designed to ensure consistency across the three SCITT partnerships that the University of Brighton validates. Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external examiner on a similar course. 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 Andy Davies ajd30@brighton.ac.uk. Please use the post you are applying for as your email header. For further information about the course or the specific role please contact Andy Davies, University of Brighton SCITT Link Tutor ajd30@brighton.ac.uk
University of Brighton
ajd30@brighton.ac.uk
04/07/2021 External Examiner for the PGCE with partnership (George Abbott School, Harris Federation ITE, Poole SCITT and Wandsworth SCITT) - October 2021 Start
The appointment will commence from 1st October 2021 for a period of four years up to 30th September 2025. External Examiners are invited to comment on draft coursework briefs/examination papers and are required to audit samples of student work, attend assessment boards and write an annual report. New External Examiners are invited to attend an induction day (held in October/November) External Examiners are paid an annual fee of £500 To apply for this post, please send your CV and expression of interest to Mari Jo Valentine (M.J.Valentine@kingston.ac.uk)
Kingston University
M.J.Valentine@kingston.ac.uk
01/07/2021 Secondary PGCE programme: 1 examiner each for the subjects of English/Maths/MFL (September 2021 start)
In addition to reviewing provision within your specific subject, the role also includes oversight of other specialisms, for example Art, Geography & History depending on recruitment. For 2021-22 the Programme will have approximately 110 students. The Secondary PGCE programme typically runs from September through to the end of June. A sample of student assignments will normally be sent in May and visits to observe students in school will take place in May, with attendance at the Final Exam Board in late-June, followed by submission of a formal annual report at the end of each academic year. For information, a fourth External Examiner for Science is currently in place. Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Jon Haines / Fiona Hepton, Course Directors, Secondary PGCE: SecPGCE@ncl.ac.uk
Newcastle University
SecPGCE@ncl.ac.uk
01/07/2021 BA Primary Education with QTS (September 2021 - 4 year tenure)
Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader Kate Glanville: kate.glanville@bcu.ac.uk General Role Requirements • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work, including professional training 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 course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team There will, inevitably, some variation to usual practices to mitigate for circumstances caused by the current pandemic.
Birmingham City University
kate.glanville@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 BA (Hons) Primary Initial Teacher Education Course to join 2 other External Examiners
The School of Education at the University of Worcester wishes to appoint an external examiner for the BA (Hons) Primary Initial Teacher Education Course to join 2 other External Examiners. Applicants should have teaching experience on teacher education and training programmes and have experience of course design with an ability to comment upon the provision and academic rigour of the course as a whole. Examiners will be required to examine a range of assessments, meet with trainees and school mentors, meet with University teams and attend Exam boards. This position will commence from September 2021 for four years. Please email a CV and expression of interest to Suzanne Horton, Course Leader s.horton@worc.ac.uk
University of Worcester
s.horton@worc.ac.uk
29/06/2021 PGCE Secondary Science (September 2021 start)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to replace current external examiner positions as colleagues have reached the end of their term and to appoint examiners to new subject routes. We are seeking to appoint examiners to the following courses. We would welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the relevant course leader.
Birmingham City University
kelly.DaveyNicklin@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 PGCE Secondary Design and Technology (September 2021)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to replace current external examiner positions as colleagues have reached the end of their term and to appoint examiners to new subject routes. We are seeking to appoint examiners to the following courses. We would welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the relevant course leader.
Birmingham City University
kelly.DaveyNicklin@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 PGCE Primary Core with Primary School Direct (September 2021)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to replace current external examiner positions as colleagues have reached the end of their term and to appoint examiners to new subject routes. We are seeking to appoint examiners to the following courses. We would welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the relevant course leader.
Birmingham City University
paul.purser@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 BA Working with Children, Young People and Families (September 2021)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to replace current external examiner positions as colleagues have reached the end of their term and to appoint examiners to new subject routes. We are seeking to appoint examiners to the following courses. We would welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the relevant course leader.
Birmingham City University
sinead.joyce@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 Foundation Degree in Early Years within a West Midlands based FE Institution (September 2021)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to replace current external examiner positions as colleagues have reached the end of their term and to appoint examiners to new subject routes. We are seeking to appoint examiners to the following courses. We would welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the relevant course leader.
Birmingham City University
vina.patel@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2021 QTS Direct Assessment Only Route (Primary) - September 2021 start
Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if: • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four year term with us previously • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions. Information on the external examining role at the University of Cumbria is available via the following link: http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/AboutUs/Services/AQD/ExtExaminers.aspx If you are interested, please send an expression of interest and your CV to Karen.Watson@cumbria.ac.uk Please mark the email header ‘External Examiner QTSAO vacancy (Primary)
University of Cumbria
karen.watson@cumbria.ac.uk
28/06/2021 PGCE (School Direct) Primary SEN and PGCE Primary Dubai programmes
The School of Education at the University of Birmingham wishes to appoint an External Examiner for the PGCE (School Direct) Primary SEN and PGCE Primary Dubai programmes. This position will commence from September 2021 for four years. The role would involve one day visiting students in our partnership schools in the Birmingham area, as well as attendance at the annual external exam board and submission of an annual report. For expressions of interest please contact the Director of Primary ITE, Dr Nicola Smith: n.smith.9@bham.ac.uk
University of Birmingham
n.smith.9@bham.ac.uk
24/06/2021 External Examiner – Teacher Education (Education, Training and Skills sector)
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 Teaching in the Education, Training and Skills Sector programme. The programme is run off-campus as validated provision across a partnership of colleges in Yorkshire. It is offered at levels 5 (Cert. Ed), 6 (Professional Graduate Cert. Ed) and 7 (Post Graduate Cert. Ed). The appointment will be from September 2021 for a period of four years. The examiner will receive scripts to moderate, 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 - TETTS, Ian Hutchinson I.Hutchinson@hull.ac.uk
University of Hull
I.Hutchingson@hull.ac.uk
17/06/2021 BA (Hons) Education Studies External Examiner
The Institute of Education at the University of Reading wishes to appoint an External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Education Studies programme. This position will commence from September 2021 for four years. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of two Board of Examiners Days per year and to complete an annual External Examiner Monitoring Report. Applicants are advised that: • They should not have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment; • They must not have been a University of Reading examiner or employee within the last five years; • Experience of being an External Examiner is desirable but not essential. For expressions of interest please enclose an up-to-date copy of your CV to the programme director, Dr Maria Kambouri, email: m.kambouri@reading.ac.uk
University of Reading
m.kambouri@reading.ac.uk
14/06/2021 External Examiner Required for the Primary PGCE [3-7 and 5 – 11] and School Direct Primary PGCE Programmes [3-7 and 5 – 11] - Sept 2021 start
The University of Gloucestershire’s School of Education is seeking a new external examiner for its Primary PGCE and School Direct Primary PGCE programmes. Both programmes are comprised of a 3-7 route and a 5-11 route. We are looking for an HEI-based external examiner to work alongside our existing practice-based external examiner. The external examiner’s duties will include the scrutiny of coursework assignments, portfolios and visits to schools to observe trainees on placement. Attendance at the examination board meetings is also required. The external examiner is required to submit an annual report at the end of each academic year. If you would like further details of the Primary PGCE and School Direct Primary PGCE at the University of Gloucestershire please contact the Academic Course Leader for the School Direct Primary PGCE, Rachel Eperjesi (Email: reperjesi@glos.ac.uk) and to apply please email a letter of application and CV outlining your relevant qualifications and experience.
University of Gloucestershire
reperjesi@glos.ac.uk
14/06/2021 Primary PGCE Provider-led (Core) and School Direct Programme for a period of 4 years, commencing September 2021.
For 2021-22 the Programme will have approximately 55 students. The External Examiner duties includes a scrutiny of student coursework, to moderate assessments and to monitor the quality of assessment procedures. The role also involves visits to schools to examine partnership processes and procedures and to observe students, in order to verify judgements made regarding student progress and outcomes. Examiners also meet with a group of students to discuss their experience of the programme. The PGCE Primary Programme typically runs from September through to the end of June. Student assignments will be sent in May and visits to observe students in school will take place in late May/early June, with attendance at the Final Exam Board in late-June, followed by submission of a formal annual report at the end of each academic year. Anyone interested in becoming an External Examiner should send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Fred Clark: f.clark@ncl.ac.uk
Newcastle University
f.clark@ncl.ac.uk
18/05/2021 BA Hons Primary and Early Years Education (3-11) with QTS (from September 2021)
Joining a team of three Externals and experience of Early Years teaching as well as Primary would be especially useful. Experience of similar QTS courses is a requirement as this role involves School Placement Visits as well as examining Professional Studies Modules. This degree is taught across 3 campuses in London, Lancaster and Carlisle so visits to all three areas is likely during your term of office. Ideally interested applicants should have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution but this is not compulsory. Please note that we are unable to accept applications from you if: • You are a current external examiner within the University of Cumbria or have been in the previous four years if you have served a four-year term with us previously • You are currently professionally involved with members of the programme team • You have been employed within the previous five years by the University or at one of its associate institutions.
University of Cumbria
sue.temple@cumbria.ac.uk
17/05/2021 Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PG Cert tHE)
The University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD) is seeking expressions of interest for External Examiner role for the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PG Cert tHE). The candidate must be SFHEA and preferably be bilingual (Welsh and English) However, this is open to discussion. Two roles may be considered. Please send expressions of interest and a cv to Mark Flagg (Programme Director) mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk
The University of Wales Trinity St David
mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk
13/05/2021 PGCE Secondary External Examiners required: English• Business Education • Geography & History • Science (September 2021 start)
External examiners are critical friends to the PGCE Secondary Programme. The role includes observation of the professional placement of trainee teachers, reviewing a sample of postgraduate academic assignments, meeting with trainees and partnership staff in schools and colleges, and feeding back to the subject team. External examiners are asked to attend the external exam board at the beginning of July, and to summarise their findings in a summative and formative examiner’s report. Expressions of interest should be sent along with a brief CV to the following email address: teachereducation@manchester.ac.uk
University of Manchester
teachereducation@manchester.ac.uk
13/05/2021 BA Education Studies and Education Studies (SENDI) for September 2021
The Education Department at Oxford Brookes University, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Education Studies and Education Studies ( SENDI) for September 2021. We are therefore looking to appoint an external examiner with an academic and professional interest in the areas of education studies with SEND knowledge. Please contact Mary Briggs mbriggs@brookes.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.
Oxford Brookes University
mbriggs@brookes.ac.uk
13/05/2021 Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PG Cert HE).
The University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD) is seeking expressions of interest for External Examiner role for the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PG Cert tHE). The candidate must be SFHEA and preferably be bilingual (Welsh and English) However, this is open to discussion. Two roles may be considered. Please send expressions of interest and a cv to Mark Flagg (Programme Director) mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk Happy to discuss role on MS teams.
University of Wales, Trinity St. Davids
mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk
13/05/2021 Arholwr Allanol y Dystysgrif Ȏl-raddedig Addysgu mewn Addysgu Uwch (PG Cert tHE).
Mae Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant yn chwilio am fynegiadau o ddiddordeb ar gyfer rôl Arholwr Allanol y Dystysgrif Ȏl-raddedig Addysgu mewn Addysgu Uwch (PG Cert tHE). Rhaid i’r ymgeisydd fod yn Uwch Gymrawd o’r Academi Addysg Uwch ac yn ddwyieithog (Cymraeg a Saesneg) os oes modd. Fodd bynnag mae hyn yn agored i drafodaeth. Gellir ystyried dwy rôl. Anfonwch fynegiadau o ddiddordeb a cv at Mark Flagg (Cyfarwyddwr y Rhaglen) mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk Hapus i drafod y rôl drwy MS Teams.
University of Wales, Trinity St. Davids
mark.flagg@uwtsd.ac.uk
10/05/2021 BA (Hons) Primary and Early Years Education with QTS at a Walsall-based SCITT (4 year tenure, September 2021 start)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to appoint external examiners to exciting new courses. These are the latest iterations of an innovative programme supporting successful SCITTs in the delivery of undergraduate ITE provision, following recent approval. Each SCITT has its team of experienced in-house tutors who have been delivering postgraduate ITE for some time. Based on their success and desire to expand their provision, these SCITTs will be delivering the BCU course. BCU quality assures the provision, including through the appointment of a dedicated external examiner at each of the SCITTs, one located in Walsall, West Midlands and the other in East London. We welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the Course Leader. Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader.
Birmingham City University
jane.lloyd@bcu.ac.uk
10/05/2021 BA (Hons Primary and Early Years Education with QTS at a London-based SCITT (September 2021 start, 4 year tenure)
The School of Education and Social Work at Birmingham City University is seeking to appoint external examiners to exciting new courses. These are the latest iterations of an innovative programme supporting successful SCITTs in the delivery of undergraduate ITE provision, following recent approval. Each SCITT has its team of experienced in-house tutors who have been delivering postgraduate ITE for some time. Based on their success and desire to expand their provision, these SCITTs will be delivering the BCU course. BCU quality assures the provision, including through the appointment of a dedicated external examiner at each of the SCITTs, one located in Walsall, West Midlands and the other in East London. We welcome informal enquiries and discussions which can be addressed to the Course Leader. Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader.
Birmingham City University
jane.lloyd@bcu.ac.uk
10/05/2021 External Examiner Vacancy for Bachelor of Education (Hons) with QTS (September 2021 start, 4 year tenure typically)
The School of Education at University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our BEd programme for September 2021. A suitable candidate will have experience in teaching and examining ITE at a UK higher education institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance issues at higher education level, the ITT Core Content Framework, the Early Career Framework, the QAA Quality Code and have specific subject knowledge in the programme being considered. Due to the University’s external examiner appointment criteria, we are unable to consider applications for this appointment at this time from staff at Greenwich University or any institution whose Education programmes have an external examiner from University of Hertfordshire. Expressions of interest together with a curriculum vitae should be sent to David Allen.
University of Hertfordshire
d.m.allen@herts.ac.uk
09/04/2021 Primary and Early Years ITE (reviewing across BA Primary Education with QTS and BA Early Years-Primary Education with QTS, PGCE Primary and PGCE Primary-Early Years).
The University of Chester is looking fill the following role for 2020/21: • External Examiner for Primary and Early Years ITE (reviewing across BA Primary Education with QTS and BA Early Years-Primary Education with QTS, PGCE Primary and PGCE Primary-Early Years). We require an external examiner who currently works on or has experience of similar courses within Higher Education. An immediate start is required. The successful candidate be a part of the Faculty’s existing team of External Examiners and will work closely with programme leaders to support the continuous development and improvement of the programme. Please submit your CV and expression of interest to education@chester.ac.uk.
University of Chester
education@chester.ac.uk
12/03/2021 External Examiner for Primary and Early Years ITE (reviewing across BA Primary Education with QTS and BA Early Years-Primary Education with QTS, PGCE Primary and PGCE Primary-Early Years).
We require an external examiner who currently works on or has experience of similar courses within Higher Education. An immediate start is required. The successful candidate be a part of the Faculty’s existing team of External Examiners and will work closely with programme leaders to support the continuous development and improvement of the programme. Please submit your CV and expression of interest to education@chester.ac.uk.
University of Chester
education@chester.ac.uk
09/03/2021 External Examiner Maths specialist (Sept start)
We are seeking an External Examiner who is a Maths specialist and has experience working with post-compulsory ITE qualifications for the Diploma / Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training with a Specialist Pathway Mathematics: Numeracy We are keen to receive applications from external examiners who have previously taught on such (or similar) programmes. The role involves scrutiny of students’ work, one visit per year to partner settings, 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 in September. Induction events are provided for new External Examiners. Please send your CV and expression of interest to emily.jenkins@canterbury.ac.uk
Canterbury Christ Church University
emily.jenkins@canterbury.ac.uk
09/03/2021 PGCE Further Education programme (Sept start)
The course is specifically designed for trainees working in Further Education Colleges and/or other providers within the post compulsory sector. There is a one year full time course based at CCCU and a two year part time option delivered at our partner institution the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CoHENEL) We are keen to receive applications from external examiners who have previously taught on such (or similar) programmes. The role involves scrutiny of students’ work, one visit per year to partner settings, 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 in September 2021. Please send your CV and expression of interest to either graham.topley@canterbury.ac.uk or peter.lyon@canterbury.ac.uk
Canterbury Christ Church University
graham.topley@canterbury.ac.uk
25/02/2021 External Examiner PGCE Secondary Art and Design (Start Sept 2021)
The post will require the moderation of scripts, student placement visits, meetings with mentors and students and subject staff, examination board attendance (normally late June/ early July) and completion of an annual report. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will have experience of ITT with a background in Art and Design teaching. T Ideally the candidate will have acted as an external examiner on a similar course. 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
S.N.Johnson@brighton.ac.uk
29/01/2021 BA (Hons) Primary and Early Years Education with QTS at Walsall-based SCITT ((four-year tenure)
General Role Requirements • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work, including professional training 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 course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest and/or applications, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader. There will, inevitably, some variation to usual practices to mitigate for circumstances caused by the current pandemic.
Birmingham City University
jane.lloyd@bcu.ac.uk
29/01/2021 BA (Hons Primary and Early Years Education with QTS at London-based SCITT ((four-year tenure)
General Role Requirements • Comment on the content of the subject area particularly with regard to subject benchmarks • Examine assessment briefs, exam papers and student work, including professional training 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 course/s and is conducted in line with the relevant policies and regulations • Attend examination board/s and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team Expressions of interest and/or applications, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader. There will, inevitably, some variation to usual practices to mitigate for circumstances caused by the current pandemic.
Birmingham City University
jane.lloyd@bcu.ac.uk