External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – BA (Hons) Integrated Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
7 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our undergraduate BA (Hons) Integrated Health and Social Care programme. The remit involves assessment of SCQF level 8 and 9 theory modules relating to:

Dimensions of Health and Social Welfare
Integrating Health & Social Care
Contemporary Issues in Health & Social Care
Work related learning 2

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. A valid teaching qualification is an essential requirement for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 December 2018 to 30 September 2022.
Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:

Elaine Gifford, Programme Leader: elaine.gifford@uws.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 849 4325