Examiner vacancies

Apply now to secure your place on our list of approved applicants.

To do so, you’ll need:

  • to have three full terms of teaching experience gained in the last five years
  • a senior professional referee able to verify your relevant experience
  • Windows PC (version 8 or above), we're not able to support Apple Mac
  • a private mobile phone or landline (to gain access to the Associate Extranet)
  • preferably a degree, teaching qualification, or equivalent in your chosen subject(s).

For data security reasons, we can only accept applications from:

  • EEA countries (EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)
  • countries that the European Commission has decided have an adequate level of protection for personal data.

We’re also considering applications to Drama, Economics, Geography, Religious Studies and Sociology from trainee teachers, ECTs, agency registered tutors, lecturers and PhD students; subject to requirements.

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Becoming an AQA examiner has never been easier

1. Apply

Choose an open vacancy and complete our user-friendly form. This usually takes 15 minutes.

2. Referencing

If your application is successful, we’ll email your referee and ask them to check your experience.

3. Holding pool

Once your referee checks your experience, we’ll add you to our list of approved applicants.

4. Appointment

When a vacancy for your qualification is available, we'll send you a contract by email.

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If you have any general queries, please email examine@aqa.org.uk