External Examiner – Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

Opening Date:
4 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
31 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

The School of Allied Health at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our shared modules on our BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy courses.

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:

  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications

Ideal applicants should possess the following:

  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) or the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards

The appointee will normally serve for a period of four years beginning September 2024. Successful applicants will also be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, date to be confirmed.

Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Sam Targett, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at: s.targett@worc.ac.uk