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External Examiners (Education and Communities)

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

Location: Other
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: Sunday 21 April 2024
Reference: 001A2024

The University of East London (UEL) is looking for External Examiners to cover undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the School of Education and Communities | University of East London (

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive. We are constantly working to improve the recruitment process of our external examiners, to build a more diverse team to match the ethos of our university. With this in mind, we would particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background. 

Currently we have External Examiner roles available in the following areas: 

  • Early Childhood Studies 
  • Politics and international relations 
  • Psychosocial Studies 
  • Social Work (Social Work professional qualification required) 
  • Special Education 
  • Special Education (we also need a Greek speaking external to work with our collaborative courses in Greece) 
  • Youth and Community work (JNC professional qualification required) 

The successful applicants should: 

Have experience in teaching and assessments at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance issues at HE level, including the QAA Quality Code and have relevant subject knowledge and a post graduate qualification. Some roles require an additional professional qualification e.g., Qualified Teachers Status (QTS), registration with Social Work England or a JNC qualification in Youth Work. 

You will be required to liaise with module leaders, examine samples of assessed work and participate in assessment board meetings during the year and submit an annual report. 

Fees are determined on the number of modules you are assigned (you may be assigned up to 15 modules); we pay £65 per postgraduate module and £45 per undergraduate module, in addition to a £200 retainer which makes up the annual fee. 

Applicants should not have any current or recent involvement with the University of East London. Due to potential conflicts of interest unfortunately we cannot accept applications from people who work for the following institutions: 

  • Anglia Ruskin 
  • Bath Spa University 
  • Birmingham City University 
  • Bishop Grosseteste University 
  • Bournemouth University 
  • Brunel University 
  • Buckinghamshire New University 
  • Canterbury Christ Church University 
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University 
  • Cranfield University 
  • Greenwich University 
  • Liverpool Hope University 
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • Middlesex University 
  • Newman University, Birmingham 
  • Plymouth Marjon University 
  • Queens University Belfast 
  • St Mary's University 
  • Ulster University 
  • University College London 
  • University for the Creative Arts 
  • University of Birmingham 
  • University of Bradford 
  • University of Bristol 
  • University of Cumbria 
  • University of Kent 
  • University of Maynooth 
  • University of Northampton 
  • University of Nottingham 
  • University of Plymouth 
  • University of Reading 
  • University of Roehampton 
  • University of Sunderland 
  • University of the West of England 
  • University of the West of Scotland 
  • University of Westminster 
  • University of Worcester 
  • York St John University 

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will need to be provided before an appointment can be confirmed. 

Further details regarding the External Examiner System at UEL can be found at: External Examiner System | University of East London (

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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