External Examiner – PGCert First Contact Physiotherapy Practitioner (Musculoskeletal)

Opening Date:
13 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2020
Salary Range:

The School of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery, is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner to cover our PGCert First Contact Physiotherapy Practitioner (Musculoskeletal). The programme currently aims to recruit 20 HEE Yorkshire and Humber students annually from across the region of Yorkshire, Humber and North East.

The tenure of the appointment is for a four-year period commencing September 2020. All appointments are subject to approval by the University’s appointment committee. All applicants must be a HCPC Registered Physiotherapist.

An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:

A sample range of assessed work at Level 7 will be required to be reviewed and ratified.

There may be some opportunity to review practice as the students undertake a placement as part of the PG Cert.

Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar post-graduate programmes s at other UK Institutions of Higher Education; confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students; reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.

The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate.

The University operates a two- tier examination board system comprising of Module Assessment Committees Boards of Examiners.

All External Examiners are members of the Faculty’s Academic Committees and have the right to be present at all meetings. External Examiners with programme responsibilities are required to be present at the relevant meetings for the programmes s/he is responsible for.

You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract, be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined and have appropriate expertise/experience in contemporary PG Physiotherapy practice and education to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in HE.

For further details contact: Paul Millington/Catherine Carus, on 01274 236697/236383, or via email, p.millington1@bradford.ac.uk or c.a.carus@bradford.ac.uk

Course information: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/first-contact-physiotherapy/