External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy/MOccTh (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
12 Sep 2022
Closing Date:
11 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for both the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme and our newly developed integrated Masters in Occupational Therapy. This programme is based within the School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health. The BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme, and the MOccTh (Hons) in Occupational Therapy is a four year programme which is running for the first time in this academic year. The MOccTh shares a range of modules with the BSc and also includes some interprofessional modules. On successful completion both programmes lead to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This position does require the external examiner to be an Occupational Therapist, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the HCPC.

The appointment will be for 4 years and the commitment required is as follows:

  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • 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 candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to health-extex@plymouth.ac.uk by Tuesday 11th October 2022 or for further information about the role email alison.warren@plymouth.ac.uk or fiona.fraser@plymouth.ac.uk