Examiner vacancies

Vacancies to mark in 2018 are open. Apply early to increase your chances of success.

Check below to see if your preferred subject is open for applications. Once your application is approved, we'll place you in a holding pool until an appointment for your preferred unit(s) becomes available.

We also have a number of senior examiner vacancies.

How to apply

  1. Check you qualify to be an examiner or moderator
  2. Check that we're accepting applications for your subject
  3. Apply:
    1. fill in the online application form if you are not already an examiner or moderator with us (or it's been three years since you were)
    2. call 01483 477 885 or email ar@aqa.org.uk if you are an examiner or moderator with us, or have been in the last three years – you don't need to fill in the form. If you want to apply for a different subject than usual, you'll need to have three terms experience of teaching that subject within the last three years.


Subject GCSE AS and A-level
Art and Design ClosedClosed
Dance ClosedApply
Drama/Drama and Theatre Studies Apply  Apply
History of Art - Apply
Media Studies Apply Apply
Music Closed Closed

Business and economics

Subject GCSE AS and A-level ELC Level 1/2 Level 3
Accounting - Apply - - -
BusinessClosedClosed - - -
Economics ApplyApply - - -
Enterprise and Employability - Closed - - -
Extended Project Qualification - - - ApplyApply
Law ApplyApply - - -
Preparation for Working Life - - Closed Apply -


Subject GCSE AS and A-level Step Up to English
Communication and Culture-Closed-
English --Apply
English Language ApplyApply -
English Literature ApplyApply -
English Language and Literature - Apply -


Subject GCSE AS and A-level Award and Certificate
Anthropology - Closed -
Archaeology - Apply -
Citizenship Studies Apply Closed -
Classical Civilisation -Closed -
Geography Apply Apply -
Government and Politics - Apply -
Health and Social CareApply--
History Apply Apply -
Personal and Social Education - - Apply
Philosophy - Apply -
Religious Studies Apply Apply -
Sociology Apply Apply -


Subject GCSE AS and A-level
Bengali  Closed Closed
Chinese  Closed -
French ClosedClosed
German ClosedClosed
Italian Closed -
Modern Hebrew ClosedClosed
Panjabi ClosedClosed
Polish ClosedClosed
Spanish Closed Closed
Urdu Closed-


Subject GCSE AS and A-level
Computer Science ClosedClosed


Subject GCSE AS and A-level ELC FSMQ Level 3 Certificate
Certificate in Mathematical Studies----Apply
Mathematics ClosedApply (2019 only) ApplyApply -
Statistics Apply - - - -


Subject GCSE AS and A-level
Physical Education Apply (examiners only)Apply (examiners only)


Subject GCSE AS and A-levelELC
Chemistry ClosedClosed-
Combined Science - SynergyClosed--
Combined Science - TrilogyClosed--
Environmental Science-Apply 
Physics ClosedClosed-
Psychology ClosedClosed-


Subject GCSE AS and A-level
D and T Electronic Products Closed -
D and T Fashion and Textiles Apply (moderators only)Apply
D and T Graphic Products Apply (moderators only) -
D and T Product Design Apply (moderators only) Apply
D and T Resistant Materials Apply (moderators only) -
Engineering Closed -
Food Preparation and NutritionApply