Examiner vacancies

A number of vacancies to mark in summer 2019 are now open.

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.

If your chosen subject is showing as closed on the vacancies list, please express your interest using this form.

How to apply

  1. Check our criteria page to ensure that 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 or more 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 that can be verified by a suitable referee.


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level
Art and Design (Visiting Moderator) Closed Closed
Dance ClosedClosed 
Drama/Drama and Theatre Studies         ApplyApply
Drama (Visiting Examiner)ClosedClosed
Media Studies ApplyApply
Music Closed Closed

Business and economics

SubjectGCSE AS and A-levelELC Level 1/2 Level 3
Accounting - Closed - - -
Business Closed Apply - - -
Economics ApplyApply - - -
Extended Project Qualification - - - ApplyApply
Law -Apply - - -
Preparation for Working Life - - Closed Apply -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level
Computer Science Closed Closed


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level Step Up to English
English - - Apply
English Language ApplyApply -
English Literature


Apply -
English Language and Literature - Apply -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level Award and Certificate
Citizenship Studies Apply - -
Geography ApplyApply -
Government and Politics - Apply      -
Health and Social Care - - Closed
History ApplyApply -
Personal and Social Education - - Apply
Philosophy - Apply -
Religious Studies ApplyApply -
Sociology ApplyApply -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level
Bengali Closed Closed
Chinese Closed  -
French       Apply   (Speaking only) Closed
German    Apply   (Speaking and Writing only)  Closed
Italian     Apply   (Speaking and Writing only) -
Modern Hebrew Apply Closed
Panjabi Closed Closed
Polish Closed Closed
Spanish      Apply  (Speaking only)Closed
Urdu Closed -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-levelELCFSMQ Level 3 Certificate
Certificate in Mathematical Studies - - - - Closed
Mathematics Closed ClosedClosed- -
Statistics Closed - - - -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level
Physical Education ClosedClosed
Physical Education (Visiting Moderator)ClosedClosed


SubjectGCSE AS and A-levelELC
Biology Closed Closed -
Chemistry Closed Closed -
Combined Science - Synergy Closed - -
Environmental Science - Closed 
Physics Closed Closed -
Psychology Closed Closed -


SubjectGCSE AS and A-level
Design and Technology Fashion and Textiles -Apply
Design and Technology Apply-
Design and Technology Product Design -Apply
Engineering Closed -
Food Preparation and Nutrition     


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