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Chief External Examiners

 

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King's are introducing two new external examiner positions for 2022/23, to add to the strategic and operational oversight of the College’s Assessment Framework.: 

  • College Chief External Examiner 
  • Faculty Chief External Examiner

Both roles will be pivotal in ensuring academic standards are upheld and the assessment process, at King’s, is fair and equitable.

The first position is a College Chief External Examiner role. This role will provide a strategic oversight of the soundness and robustness of the College’s assessment framework and will aid the Academic Standards Sub-Committee with its work by becoming a member of the committee, inputting into the committee’s deliberations. This role will hold an annual meeting with the second new role (Faculty Chief External Examiners) to bring an overview of how the College’s standards are across all Faculties, identifying themes (good practice or areas requiring consideration) that require the College’s deliberation. The College Chief External Examiner will be paid a fee of £1500 per year. 

Click on this link for more information about the College Chief External Examiner role and details about how to apply

The second position is Faculty Chief External Examiner role (with Faculties determining if they require separate UG and PGT roles, or one single role). This role will provide an overview of the operation of the Faculty Assessment Sub-Boards, and Assessment Board, in order to assure the College that the conduct of the Assessment Sub-Boards/Assessment Boards are consistent with the College’s regulations and policies and procedures for the operation of the Assessment Sub-Boards and Assessment Boards. The role is concerned with assessment strategies and their operation, and with the fairness and equitability of the assessment process. The Faculty Chief External Examiner will be paid a fee of £1000 per year.  

Click on this link for more information about the Faculty Chief External Examiner role and details about how to apply

 

Application deadline for both posts - 1st May 2022.

 

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