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We are seeking to appoint two External Examiners for each of the above programmes. The programmes are based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. Students on the pathways will be pre-registration occupational therapy students but will also share modules with students from other health professions, for example physiotherapists, podiatrists, paramedics and social workers.

Consequently, the external examiners would be occupational therapists with experience of educational provision, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC.

The appointment will be for four years and the commitment required is as follows:

  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year.
  • To attend via Zoom assessment panels and the submission of external examiner reports.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team.
  • To carry out an interim visit per year, either in person or by virtual means, to meet with staff and students to obtain feedback on assessment in practice and to strengthen your engagement with the ongoing teaching, learning and assessment processes.

All appointments are subject to the candidates meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Sunday 7th April or for further information please contact programme leads:

Emily Thubron (Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship Programme), email: emily.thubron@plymouth.ac.uk

Tanja Križaj (Programme Lead for MSc Occupational Therapy Pre-Registration Programme), email: tanja.krizaj@plymouth.ac.uk