External Examiner needed for BA (Hons) Social Work with University of Northampton

Opening Date:
4 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
18 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for our BA (Hons) Social Work.

Social work has a long history at The University of Northampton and we value the role of the External Examiner as it ensures that we are doing fair assessments of students and adhering to the University and Social Work England standards.

We work closely with the External Examiner to ensure that educational and subject specific threshold standards are maintained and good practice and innovation in learning, teaching and assessment is developed. Please note you will need to have a current registration with Social Work England

We are looking for someone:
• Who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
• Previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential
• Employed as a full time academic with a HEI

The appointment will be for the four academic years 2021 to 2025, starting from 1 October 2021.

Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:

• Glasgow Caledonian University
• Kent University
• Coventry University
• University of Huddersfield
• Solent
• University of Abertay
• Queen Margaret University
• University of East London
• University of Bolton

Closing date: 18 October 2021

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Michelle Walters BA Social Wok Programme Lead at Michelle.walters@northampton.ac.uk

If you are unsuccessful in your application we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract.