University of East London

University of East London

External Examiners (Education and Communities)

External Examiners (Education and Communities)

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 [email protected]

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.

Job details


External Examiners (Education and Communities)


University of East London


United Kingdom


March 29, 2024

Application deadline

April 21, 2024

Job type



Education,Political Science,Social Science

About the employer

University of East London (UEL) is a public university that comprises three colleges; College of Applied Health and Communities, College of Arts, Technology and Innovation, and College of Professional Services. The university is counted among the top academic institutions that provide quality education and excellent career opportunities to its students.

UEL has three campuses located in London, including Docklands Campus, Stratford Campus, and University Square. The university administers over 90 societies and clubs, and two student hubs. Also, university students have access to one of the greatest gymnasiums in London, Underground Bar, numerous restaurants and cafes. Located at the Docklands campus, the £21-million Sports Dock complex has two indoor sports arenas, an excellent fitness center, aerobics and dance studios, outdoor pitches and a sports therapy clinic. The outdoor sports facilities at the Docklands campus include football pitches, an outdoor gym, and a basketball court. Located at the Stratford campus, the well-known Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has a tennis court, hockey fields, and a swimming pool. All university campuses maintain good residential facilities and have a pro-learning environment.

UEL offers numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time degree courses in various fields such as business, law, social science, journalism, architecture, engineering, health, sports, sciences, psychology, and arts. Also, the university provides apprenticeship, research, and study abroad programs. The university also has partnerships with many national and international organizations in 10 countries that present students with several professional opportunities and a global perspective. The university has set up the Centre for Student Success to provide them with a strong support network that ensures the growth and development of the personalities and employability of the students. The university's employment hub helps students secure internships, placements, and work experiences after they graduate.

UEL has around 100,000 alumni based in 135 countries across the globe. Firoz Patel is the founder of the renowned charity organization Childreach International. Tony Rochford is the director of programming at MTV UK and has worked in some popular TV channels like CBeebies. Adam Gemili is a star athlete and the first Briton ever to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds and 200 meters in under 20 seconds. Roger Taylor is a popular musician, songwriter, and singer and is the drummer in the famous British rock band, Queen. Rupa Asha Huq is a columnist, DJ, and British Labor Party politician. Last but not least, Kemi Adeosun was the Nigerian finance minister in 2015.

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