External examiners FdSc Speech Language & Communication Science & BSc (Hons) Human Communication Science

Opening Date:
9 Oct 2015
Closing Date:
30 Oct 2015
Salary Range:

The School of Health Sciences and Social Work (SHSSW) is currently seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the FdSc Speech, Language & Communication Science and BSc (Hons) Human Communication Science Top-up, year 3 programmes, to commence from academic year 2015-2016. The standard period of appointment for an External Examiner is four academic years.

The External Examiner will be required to be present at the SHSSW Unit Assessment Board and the Board of Examiners’ meeting for the programme (at least one per year) and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.

All appointments are subject to approval by the University External Examiners Nomination Panel. Applicants are invited to submit an expression of interest with current Curriculum Vitae by 30 October 2015 to harold.clarke@port.ac.uk

Applicants should:

  • be actively involved in education and training programmes in Speech, Language And Communication Science with experience of assessment in the areas covered by the programme;
  • hold relevant academic and/or professional qualifications to at least the level of the qualification being externally examined, with extensive practitioner experience;
  • meet criteria set by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies;
  • be aware of professional body policies including those of the Health and Social Care Professions Council relative to Speech, Language And Communication Science education and practice.

Informal enquiries are welcomed. For further information regarding the programmes please contact Harold Clarke, Elective and Unscheduled Care Lead, SHSSW on 02392 84 5390 or email harold.clarke@port.ac.uk