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External Examiner Vacancies

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Posted Programme area(s)/Details Institution/Contact information
04/07/2022 Field Examiner Undergraduate Primary Early Childhood and Education Studies
UWE Bristol is seeking a Field Examiner to support modules within the Undergraduate Primary Early Childhood and Education Studies Field of Study. The post will be for 4 years commencing on 1/10/2022 and includes the need to attend various examination boards. To apply for the role, please send your expression of interest and a CV to Externalsreport@uwe.ac.uk Closing date for applications: 18th July 2022 Further information The subject cluster requires an undergraduate Module Field External Examiner to represent a range of academic perspectives within the Initial Teacher Education subject area, and may cover the following modules: • Cross-Curricular Learning • Professional Practice 2 • Professional Practice 3 For further information please contact Dr Karan Vickers-Hulse - Associate Head of Department for Initial Teacher Education karan.vickers-hulse@uwe.ac.uk
UWE Bristol
karan.vickers-hulse@uwe.ac.uk
04/07/2022 BEd (Hons) Primary / PGCE Primary (Core Primary Curriculum) – September 2022 start, 4 year term
Ideally, we are looking for someone with qualifying experience in mathematics for this appointment but would also consider science as this role is to consider the core provision on both 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 examination board/s and submit an annual report • Engage in communication with the academic and programme team. Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to Tom Cowan.
University of Plymouth
Tom.Cowan@plymouth.ac.uk
01/07/2022 External Examiner Vacancy BA in Conductive Education with QCS (Qualified Conductor Status)
Expressions of interest, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader. 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. Previous experience as an External Examiner is not necessary.
Birmingham City University
Theresa.Kinnersley2@bcu.ac.uk
29/06/2022 External Examiner – FdA Early Years (0-8) (Professional Practice)
This course has two pathways, one of which leads to the award of ‘full and relevant’ status, and is delivered face to face at multiple sites in the West Midlands as well as in a Flexible and Distributed modality which includes online elements. The appointment will be for a period of four years and the Examiner will receive scripts to moderate, be expected to attend exam boards and to write an annual report. Examiners are required to attend at least one board per year as a minimum requirement of this role. Expressions of interest should go to Tom Weaver, the Head of the Department for Children and Families, and include a full Curriculum Vitae along with any details of previous experience as an External Examiner. Expressions of interest from those seeking their first External Examiner role, as well as from experienced External Examiners, are welcome.
University of Worcester
t.weaver@worc.ac.uk
29/06/2022 External Advisors- BA Hons Early Childhood Studies – China partner validation event
London Metropolitan University is seeking to recruit two experienced advisors for a partnership validation for our BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree programme with a Chinese partner institution. English speakers, Chinese is not required. This is an interesting opportunity for academics in this field, and industry experts with relevant experience of quality review and validation at their own institutions and other Higher Education Institutions. The ideal candidates will have experience in Higher Education Early Childhood Studies programmes or working in the Early Childhood sector. The role will involve oversight of the modules and curriculum delivery. Institutional renumeration rates apply. Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) to Dr Sarah Whiter – s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
London Metropolitan University
s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
28/06/2022 2X External Examiner for BA Hons Early Childhood Studies – English/Chinese speaker (September 2022 start, 4-year tenure)
This is an interesting opportunity for a bilingual English/Chinese speaker to take on the role of external examiner for our Chinese partner university. The role will be to examine English written work but an understanding of the Chinese Education system especially in Higher Education would be advantageous. The role involves scrutiny of students work across all levels via a VLE, attendance of Subject Standards Board (usually biannually and virtual), discussion with academic staff and a formal written report. Module examples; Academic Skills, Perspectives on Child Development, Understanding Play, Creative Thinking, Children’s’ Rights, Safeguarding, Leadership, Enquiry based Learning, and Challenging Inequalities. The ideal candidates will have experience leading and/or have experience developing modules for Early Childhood Studies programmes. Institutional renumeration rates apply. Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) to Dr Sarah Whiter.
London Metropolitan University
s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
28/06/2022 BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies – external examiner post for Irish Partner - December 2022 start, 4-year tenure.
The role involves scrutiny of students work for our Irish partner. You would be expected to access the student work via a VLE, attend Subject Standards Boards (usually biannually and virtual), and enter into discussion with academic staff and produce a formal written report. Module examples; Academic Skills, Children’s’ Rights, Safeguarding, Leadership, Enquiry based Learning, Promoting EYFS, and Challenging Inequalities. London Metropolitan University has a strong Equality and Social Justice Framework and working to decolonise the curriculum. The ideal candidates will have experience working leading and/or have experience developing modules for Early Childhood Studies programmes. Institutional renumeration rates apply. Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) to Dr Sarah Whiter – s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
London Metropolitan University
s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
24/06/2022 Primary Education FdA and Early Years Education FdA Work-based Route programmes, both level 4 and 5
The Early Years Education FdA was launched in 2022 with a small cohort of 20 students. One external examiner will be attached to both of these programmes which are for working students. St Mary’s University was judged to be outstanding in every category by Ofsted in February 2019. Responsibilities will include: inspecting assessment specifications and samples of student work across the academic year with an agreed focus with the Programme Lead, visiting students on their first or final school placements in May/June, and attending the Exam Board in June. You will also be required to submit an annual report. Relevant subject knowledge and academic experience in primary/early years education are required. The post will start from September 2022 and will be for a term of four years. Please submit expressions of interest, along with a current CV, to the Quality and Standards Office.
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
23/06/2022 (x3) External Examiners for its 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. 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 will commence in the next academic year (2022/23) 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 15/07/22. Please submit expressions of interest, along with a current CV, to the Quality and Standards Office at qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
St. Mary's Twickenham
qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
23/06/2022 BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies – external examiner post December 2022 start, 4-year tenure. Two posts.
The role involves scrutiny of students' work via Weblearn, attendance of the Subject Standards Board (usually biannually), discussion with academic staff and a formal written report. Module examples; Academic Skills, Children’s’ Rights, Safeguarding, Leadership, Enquiry based Learning, Promoting EYFS, and Challenging Inequalities. London Metropolitan University has a strong Equality and Social Justice Framework and is working to decolonise the curriculum. The ideal candidates will have experience working leading and/or have experience developing modules for Early Childhood Studies programmes. Institutional remuneration rates apply. Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) to Dr Sarah Whiter – s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
London Metropolitan University
s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
23/06/2022 MA Early Childhood Studies – external examiner post December 2022 start, 4-year tenure.
The role involves scrutiny of students' work via Weblearn, attendance of the Subject Standards Board (usually biannually), discussion with academic staff and a formal written report. Module examples; Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, Distinctive Approaches in Early Childhood Education and Care, Equality and Inclusion. London Metropolitan University has a strong Equality and Social Justice Framework and is working to decolonise the curriculum. The ideal candidates will have experience working leading and/or have experience developing modules for Early Childhood Studies programmes. Institutional remuneration rates apply. Expressions of interest (with accompanying CV) to Dr Sarah Whiter – s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
London Metropolitan University
s.whiter@londonmet.ac.uk
23/06/2022 Primary Education FdA and Early Years Education FdA Work-based Route programmes, both level 4 and 5
The Primary Education FdA programme has approximately 65 students in each of the two year groups. The Early Years Education FdA was launched in 2022 with a small cohort of 20 students. One external examiner will be attached to both of these programmes which are for working students. St Mary’s University was judged to be outstanding in every category by Ofsted in February 2019. Responsibilities will include: inspecting assessment specifications and samples of student work across the academic year with an agreed focus with the Programme Lead, visiting students on their first or final school placements in May/June, and attending the Exam Board in June. You will also be required to submit an annual report. Relevant subject knowledge and academic experience in primary/early years education are required. The post will start from September 2022 and will be for a term of four years. Please submit EOIs along with a current CV, to the Quality and Standards Office at qateam@stmarys.ac.uk.
St. Mary's Twickenham
qateam@stmarys.ac.uk
22/06/2022 BA (Hons) Primary Initial Teacher Education with QTS (January 2023, 4-year tenure)
The Primary Initial Teacher Education course at the University of Worcester has both an Early Years (3-7 years) and Later Years (5-11 years) route. We are looking for an external examiner to join our team of externals, who has expertise and experience in Initial Teacher Training in Primary Education to support with the development of the course. The role will entail scrutinising a sample of students’ assessments, visiting trainees in school and observing trainees practice, attendance at Examination Boards, discussion with academic staff and trainees, and the writing of an annual written report. We are looking for a supportive individual who will engage in open dialogue and provide constructive feedback. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an expression of interest together with your CV to the Course Leader, Caroline Thomas Meredith at c.thomas-meredith@worc.ac.uk by 31/07/22.
University of Worcester
c.thomas-meredith@worc.ac.uk
22/06/2022 External Examiner for Primary PGCE and School Direct programmes (September 2022 start)
For 2022-23 the Programme will have approximately 50 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, Primary PGCE Programme Director.
Newcastle University
f.clark@ncl.ac.uk
16/06/2022 Primary BAQTS External Examiners required for both 3-7 and 5-11 routes September 2022 start
These roles will require the examiner to act as a critical friend to the programmes and will typically include: observation of the professional placement of student teachers, reviewing postgraduate academic assignments, meeting with students and partnership staff and feeding back to the programme team. External examiners will be asked to collate their findings in an annual report which will be used to inform programme development and are required to attend the assessment board at the end of the summer term. Expressions of interest should be sent along with a CV to the following email address: pearsom@hope.ac.uk by Friday 15th July 2022.
Liverpool Hope University
pearsom@hope.ac.uk
07/06/2022 External Examiner for BA (Hons) Education Studies (from Sept 2022)
Interested applicants should be appropriately qualified with a relevant academic background teaching, assessing/module leading experience plus ideally have experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution EEs 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. We require 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. The person appointed will be remunerated in accordance with the University’s external examiner fee schedule, in addition to reimbursement of all travel, subsistence and accommodation costs associated with the role. Please apply by sending a recent CV to John Barker, Programme Leader.
Middlesex University
J.A.Barker@mdx.ac.uk
07/06/2022 External Panel Member BA (Hons) Education
University of Hertfordshire (School of Education) is seeking to recruit one External Panel Member for the validation of: BA (Hons) Education We encourage academics with relevant subject expertise, who have experience of quality review processes within their own and other Higher Education Institutions, to apply. The School of Education is situated within the University’s de Havilland Campus in Hatfield. The External Panel Member will receive documentation prior to the event date and will be required to provide written comments in advance of the event prior to attend 1 full day of the event – attendance which would be virtually or in person on: Wednesday 8th September, at 9:00am Please respond, attaching your CV to: Dr Martin Crisp Email: m.crisp3@herts.ac.uk
University of Hertfordshire
m.crisp3@herts.ac.uk
27/05/2022 Secondary ITE External Examiners for each of our programmes: PGCE Secondary Maths (Sept 2022 start, 4 years)
We are looking for expressions of interest from colleagues for Secondary PGCE Core and School Direct ITE routes for PGCE Maths. Responsibilities will include: inspecting assessment specifications and samples of student work and visiting students on their final school placements and meet 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 ITE requirements and academic experience are required. The post will start in the next academic year (2022/23) and will be for a term of four years. Visits to schools usually take place over two designated days in May/ June and the Subject Assessment Board, and final Progression Assessment Board are normally held in July. Please submit expressions of interest, along with a current CV, to Lorraine Smith, Programme Leader for Secondary Education. L.D.Smith@gre.ac.uk
University of Greenwich
L.D.Smith@gre.ac.uk
19/05/2022 2 x External Examiners for Primary/Early Years PGCE programmes (October 2022 start)
We are seeking two suitably qualified and experienced external examiners to contribute to the quality assurance and development of our successful PGCE Primary/Early Years programme. Our programmes include student cohorts on both a university-led and School Direct route. The role will involve observation of school-based training and assessment, scrutiny of academic assessment at levels 6 and 7, and attendance at a final examination board. We also ask external examiners to meet with relevant phase/subject leads and groups of trainees to hear their perspectives on the programmes. School visits will require travel to our partnership schools for which reasonable travel and overnight accommodation can be reimbursed. Other activities can be undertaken online. The standard external examiner fees for UoW will be paid. For further information or to submit an expression of interest and academic CV, please contact: Dr Deborah Roberts, Associate Professor, Primary Teacher Education.
University of Warwick
D.C.Roberts@warwick.ac.uk
16/05/2022 External examiner: electives focused on inclusive and equitable education
External examiner: electives focused on inclusive and equitable education The University of Sussex is looking for an external examiner for two elective modules in the Bachelor of Childhood and Youth Studies: (1) Inclusion, Diversity and Equity and (2) Autism and Education. Applications are welcomed from those who currently work on this sector, or have experience in similar fields within the higher education sector. The post would begin in September 2022, and would normally run for four years. Duties include the review of module handbooks and sample assignments, and meeting with lecturers. Please contact Nimi Hoffmann N.I.Hoffmann@sussex.ac.uk for more information. Further information on the School of Education and Social Work can be found here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/esw/internal/index
University of Sussex
N.I.Hoffmann@sussex.ac.uk
16/05/2022 External examiner: electives in international education and development
External examiner: electives in international education and development The University of Sussex is looking for an external examiner for five undergraduate elective modules offered by the Centre for International Education: (1) Education for Development, (2) Power in the Classroom, (3) Access, Equity and Gender, (4) Education, Peacebuilding and Conflict and (5) Decolonising Education. Applications are welcomed from those who currently work in international education, or have experience in similar fields within the higher education sector. The post would begin in September 2022, and would normally run for four years. Duties include the review of module handbooks and sample assignments, and meeting with lecturers. Please contact Nimi Hoffmann N.I.Hoffmann@sussex.ac.uk for more information. Further information on the School of Education and Social Work can be found here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/esw/internal/index
University of Sussex
N.I.Hoffmann@sussex.ac.uk
12/05/2022 BEd (Hons) Primary / PGCE Primary (School Experience) - September 2022 start, 4 year term
We are currently looking for an External Examiner to work with our BEd and PGCE Primary 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 examination board/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
03/05/2022 PG Certificate/MSc Digital Pedagogy and MA Transformative Education
The Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University is looking to recruit an External Examiner for the PG Certificate/MSc Digital Pedagogy and MA Transformative Education. The post will start in October 2022 for the academic year (2022/2023) and will be for a term of four years. 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 any external examining experience. If you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Meri Nasilyan on M.Nasilyan@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or 0113 8127198.
Leeds Beckett University
l.sweeting@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
29/04/2022 External Advisors
The Faculty of Education and Children's Services at the University of Chester is seeking to appoint a team of External Advisors to work in a series of critical and specific ITE curriculum areas. We are looking to recruit an External Advisor immediately in each of the following areas English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Modern Foreign Languages, PE and Computer Science. Up to date knowledge of ITE alongside expertise in one or more of these areas is essential. The ability to advise across primary and secondary phases in these areas would definitely be an advantage. If you would like further information please contact Professor James Holt: james.holt@chester.ac.uk. If you would like to apply for one or more of these positions please send James an up to date CV.
University of Chester
james.holt@chester.ac.uk
29/04/2022 BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS/BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS/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
foeexternalexaminer@edgehill.ac.uk
28/04/2022 Foundation Degree in Early Years Practice (October 2022 start)
The School of Education at Liverpool John Moores Univerity (LJMU) has a vacancy for an External Examiner for the Foundation Degree in Early Years Practice which runs at two collaborative partners of LJMU at St Helens College and City of Liverpool College. The appointee will examine for the programme which runs at the two colleges. The appointee needs previous experience as an external examiner to undertake this role. The role would commence in October 2022. For any informal enquiries please contact C.Hennessy@ljmu.ac.uk or A.Smith3@ljmu.ac.uk
Liverpool John Moores University
C.Hennessy@ljmu.ac.uk
26/04/2022 BA in Conductive Education with QCS (Qualified Conductor Status)
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, including CVs, should be sent to the course leader. External Examiners are required to engage with assessment of both theory and practice elements of the course where relevant.
Birmingham City University
Theresa.Kinnersley2@bcu.ac.uk
25/04/2022 Primary PGCE SCITT provision (January 2022 start)
We require an external examiner for our partner SCITT provision delivered by three partners across the North East. The role would involve offering commenting on assessment expectations and briefs, examining trainee work to ensure academic standards and achievements of trainees are comparable with those in other UK Higher Education establishments known to the appointee. The appointee will undertake visits to partnership schools, meet with groups of trainees, meet with mentors and Programme Leaders, attend Progression and Award Boards and submit annual reports. It is expected that the appointee will have experience and expertise in Initial Teacher Training at a primary education level in addition to a thorough understanding of the quality and standards that are expected within the HE context. It would be advantageous if you currently work on or have experience of similar courses. To find out more about this role or to submit your CV and EOI please contact: karen.hudson@northumbria.ac.uk
University of Northumbria
karen.hudson@northumbria.ac.uk
22/04/2022 External Examiner for Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Coordination and Postgraduate Certificate National Award in Special Educational Needs Coordination
The Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University is looking to recruit an External Examiner for Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Coordination and Postgraduate Certificate National Award in Special Educational Needs Coordination. 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 information please see below: https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/special-education-needs-coordination-pg-cert https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/national-award-special-education-needs-coordination-pg-cert 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 any external examining experience. If you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Tracy Edwards (Tracy.Edwards@leedsbeckett.ac.uk)
Leeds Beckett University
L.Sweeting@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
19/04/2022 EE for PGCE Secondary Science
The post is for four years, starting September 2022. External Examining duties include moderation of coursework samples, visiting students on placement at partnership schools, attendance at the annual board of examiners and completion of an annual report. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an expression of interest and your CV to: Jeremy Smith Coordinator for PGCE Secondary j.smith@chi.ac.uk
University of Chichester
j.smith@chi.ac.uk
18/03/2022 BA (Hons) Primary Education 3-7 and 5-11 with recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status courses
External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Primary Education 3-7 and 5-11 with recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status courses within the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University. 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 visit https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/primary-education-qts-ba https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/primary-education-early-years-qts-ba 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 Hindmarsh (s.hindmarsh@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Leeds Beckett University
L.Sweeting@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
07/03/2022 2X External Examiners required for the 4-year BA Primary Education with QTS (January 2023 Start)
Appointments are generally for 4 years and institutional remuneration rates apply. Induction events are provided for new External Examiners. Appointees will have experience and expertise in Initial Teacher Training in Primary Education and responsibilities will include scrutiny of the awards for Undergraduate academic standards and recommendations of QTS. The role involves inspection of training materials, trainees’ work and observation of trainees’ practice; informal discussion with academic staff; attendance at Examination Board (one per year) and an annual written report. Relevant knowledge and understanding of ITT requirements, primary practice and academic experience are required for the successful applicants. Expressions of interests (with a current CV) should be sent to: Paul Waring-Thomas (Principal Lecturer in Education). Please indicate in your CV any external examiner posts you have held, or current hold.
Nottingham Trent University
paul.waringthomas@ntu.ac.uk
24/02/2022 PGCE and BA (QTS) Primary Education
External Examiners review the professional practice of trainee teachers on placement, meet with trainees and school-based mentors. They examine a range of academic modules and feed back to programme and module leaders on areas of strengths and development. External Examiners collate their findings in an annual report which will be used to inform programme development, and they are also required to attend an Assessment Board at the end of the summer term. We have four posts, each examiner should offer expertise in two or more subjects areas, English, mathematics, humanities and inclusive practices. All posts are for four years, starting in September 2022. Queries and expressions of interest should be sent to Dr Christine Khwaja at the following e-mail address: C.Khwaja@mdx.ac.uk.
Middlesex University
C.Khwaja@mdx.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