Senior examiner positions

Senior examiners

Senior examiners are responsible for the academic rigour of IB assessments. In their role they provide effective, reliable and continuous leadership of a team during and across examination sessions. An IB Senior Examiner is looked to for their expertise and leadership. Senior examiners include Chief Examiners, Examiners Responsible, Deputy Examiners Responsible and MYP Principal Examiners.

When senior examiner positions are available, they will appear in the table below. Please check the table below for available senior examiner positions. Most Chief Examiner roles are advertised in July and August in preparation for the following September. The recruitment process takes six months to complete. Examiner Responsible and Deputy Examiner Responsible roles are advertised on an ad-hoc basis.

All available senior examiner positions are listed below. Please read the recruitment policy and any additional information prior to applying.

Please note, the recruitment process can take up to six months after the closing date, during which you may be asked to complete additional tasks.

All applicants are required to complete an application form.

If you are interested in becoming a senior examiner and no suitable vacancy is listed below, please express your interest by sending an email, with your CV attached, to examiners@ibo.org.

Senior examiner application form [67KB] 

Current vacancies

Chief Examiner

Download the recruitment policy [128KB] PDF

There are currently vacancies for the following subjects:

DP - Computer Science (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [101KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) (closing date 2 January 2019) Read more about the role [102KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Social and Cultural Anthropology (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [102KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Spanish A: Language and Literature (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [159KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Spanish A: Literature (closing date 2 January 2019) Read more about the role [160KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Spanish ab initio (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [103KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Spanish B (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [165KB] PDF Apply now

Examiner Responsible

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There are currently vacancies for the following subjects:

DP - Arabic Literature (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [156KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Dutch Literature (closing date 14 December 2018) Read more about the role [155KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Faroese Literature (closing date 1 February 2019) Read more about the role [188KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Kyrgyz Literature (closing date 1 February 2019) Read more about the role [188KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Oromo Literature (closing date 1 February 2019) Read more about the role [209KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Tamil Literature (closing date 1 February 2019) Read more about the role [209KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Tibetan Literature (closing date 1 February 2019) Read more about the role [188KB] PDF Apply now

Deputy Examiner Responsible

Download the recruitment policy [95KB] PDF

Please note that for Deputy Examiner Responsible positions with a closing date of 31st January 2019 applicants will need to complete a work task by 15th February 2019 and will need to be available for interview between 18th February and 1st March 2019.

There are currently vacancies for the following subjects:

DP - Amharic Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Belarusian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [213KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Bengali Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [214KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Burmese Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [212KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Croatian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [215KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Dhivevi Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [203KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Dzongkha Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [211KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Hungarian Literature (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [188KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Icelandic Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [209KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Kannada Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [212KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Kazakh Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [214KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Khmer Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Kinyarwanda Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [214KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Kurdish Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [217KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Lao Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [208KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Latvian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Mongolian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [208KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Norwegian Language and Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [210KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Punjabi Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [207KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Serbian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [218KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Sesotho Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [207KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Shona Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [207KB] PDF Apply now
DP - SiSwati Literature (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [188KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Slovak Literature (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [218KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Slovene Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [207KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Somali Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [207KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Swahili Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [205KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Tajik Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [211KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Tamil B (closing date 11 December 2018) Read more about the role [143KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Tamil Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Telugu Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [213KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Thai Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now
DP - Ukrainian Literature (closing date 31 January 2019) Read more about the role [219KB] PDF Apply now

MYP Principal Examiner

Download the recruitment policy [163KB] PDF

There are currently no vacancies.