Examiner application
Welcome page help
e-mail and username
This will be the e-mail that we contact you with and username if you wish to leave and then return to your application.

A random eight-character code that is e-mailed to you through our automated system.
Account set-up
Please provide a valid email address.

Next Steps
Our system will generate a random 8-character code which will be e-mailed to you. If this is not received within 10 minutes please ensure the following:
You've never marked with us before.
You've never applied before.
You're not returning to your application after creating your account over 3 weeks ago.
If the above relates to you, please contact examine@aqa.org.uk quoting your application reference number/examiner pin explaining the situation.

Section 1 – Your profile help
Please select your title from the drop down list.

This should be your full home address, including postcode.

Please supply your contact number(s).

Centre number
If known (exams officers will hold this information), please provide the five digit centre number for your school/college

School/college name
This should be the name of your current or most recent school/college.

School/college address
This should be the full address of the school/college, including postcode.

School/college postcode
This should be the postcode of the school/college.

Section 2 – Post applied for help
Post applied for
Please give the type of post you are applying for. This will either be examiner (if you wish to mark papers), or moderator (if you wish to assess coursework).

Marking choices
Please provide us with your first three choices. This can be any combination of subjects or levels. You may prefer to choose just one subject with multiple levels or you can choose different subjects and levels. Your choices should be the papers you are most familiar with.

We may also look to match you to further papers by using the information you provide on the employment history pages.

Section 3 – Education and qualifications help
Please give details of your relevant academic or vocational qualifications.

Please give your most recent qualification first, and select the 'Add another qualification' button to give details of others. We will not require A-Levels, nor GCSEs, we only desire relevant qualifications

Give details of the qualification which you were awarded.

Section 4 – Employment help
Give details of your teaching experience, and other relevant work. We only require this experience up until five years ago.

Please give your most recent position first, and select the 'Add another position' button to give details of others.

State the title of your job.

To present
Please check this box for your current position.

Place of employment
Name the place where you worked, or your employer.

State what subject(s) you taught etc.

State the level(s) of the subjects you taught.

Section 5 – Referee help
We need a reference from someone with line manager knowledge of your teaching experience.

Please note: references from friends, colleagues, students or the parents of students are not accepted. They must be working in a centre and able to verify your teaching experience.

Please select the title of your referee from the drop down list.

Please indicate the position of your referee in relation to you and your work.

Referee's school/college based email
We can only accept professional email addresses based within a centre.

Referee's centre number
If known please provide the five digit centre number of the school/college where your referee works.

Referee's school/college name
This should be the name of the school/college where your referee is based.

Address Line
If the school/college is not on our database, please supply the full address, including postcode.

If the centre number is not in our database, please supply the full address, including postcode.

Section 6 – Additional information help
How recently have you taught AQA specifications?
Tell us if you are currently teaching AQA specifications or have done so recently.

Does your PC* meet AQA requirements?
Please read this checklist of requirements to ensure you are appropriately equipped to be an examiner for us.
  • You are on a private network or your own PC/Laptop
  • You have Windows 7 or later installed.
  • Your PC is firewall enabled (recommended).

* For Apple Mac users, you will need to download the Windows operating system to be compatible.

How did you learn about our online application?
Choose an option from the drop down list to tell us how you heard about examining for AQA.

Examiner Pin
If you have marked with us previously and know your examiner pin, please enter it here.

Additional information
You may use this space to add any details which you think will help us to form a clearer impression of your experience, expertise and preferences.