External Examiner – Graduate Certificate in Practice Learning (Social Services)

Opening Date:
11 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
12 Aug 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus) is seeking to appoint a new external examiner for our Graduate Certificate in Practice Learning (Social Services) programme. This is an SCQF Level 10 programme designed to equip qualified social workers with the knowledge, skills and values required to take on the role of practice educators for social work students.

This is a four-year tenure which would commence on 31st December 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter and end on 31st December 2028.

The successful applicant will be required to attend three Programme Assessment Boards per year (held online) and submit an annual report.

Essential Criteria:

  • A professional qualification in social work recognised for the purposes of registration with the Scottish Social Services Council
  • A professional qualification in social work practice learning
  • An appropriate academic qualification to at least the level of the qualification being examined
  • Significant experience and expertise in social work practice learning
  • Competence and experience related to designing and delivering assessment tasks and enhancement of the student learning experience

Desirable Criteria:

  • Prior experience as an external examiner
  • Fellow/Senior Fellow of Advance HE

If you are interested in applying and have the relevant experience, please submit your CV by email to Dr Sarah Rose, Programme Leader (s.rose@napier.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is Monday 12th August 2024.

Please note, all applications are subject to approval by the University.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Dr Sarah Rose by email (s.rose@napier.ac.uk) or telephone (0131 455 4685).