External Examiner wanted for Postgraduate Diploma Recovery in Mental Health at Sheffield Hallam University

Opening Date:
9 Apr 2015
Closing Date:
24 Apr 2015
Salary Range:

Sheffield Hallam University – Faculty of Health & Wellbeing
Department of Nursing & Midwifery

External Examiner for Postgraduate Diploma – Recovery in Mental Health programme

We are looking for someone with a developed understanding of Recovery principles and practice to undertake the role of external examiner for our 2 year post-graduate diploma, Recovery in Mental Health programme, which is a collaborative award jointly run by Sheffield Hallam University and the Recovery Education Unit.

Your role & responsibilities would include:
• confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules 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.

You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. You will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes, and also produce an annual report as well as attend Subject Assessment Boards as appropriate.

You will also be required to attend a one day University External Examiners Induction session. We would hope that the appointed examiner will be in place to commence duties from September 2015.

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to the collaborative course leader, John Freeman at J.P.Freeman@shu.ac.uk

For specific inquiries in relation to the post, please contact Emma Highfield, Head of the Recovery Education Unit, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust at Emma.highfield@shsc.nhs.uk

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