Looking for a short term paid opportunity? Postgraduate Assessors required

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Newcastle University |  £13.80 per hour

 This is an opportunity for you to support the assessment process of undergraduate students taking the credit bearing Career Development Module.
Working with a partner this role involves assessing the career development module students, agreeing provisional student marks, writing formative feedback for each student assessed and liaising with module staff on specified assessment matters. You may be required to provide cover in the event of examiner absence.

Successful applicants will be expected to commit to 24-36 hours between 13 May and 31 May 2013 and will be required to attend assessor training in March as an additional part of the selection process.

Newcastle University’s Careers Service offers a career development module, which gives students the opportunity to use work experience, volunteering activities or a part-time job to count towards their degree. This requires assessment through a simulated job interview.You can find more information on the Career Development Module here http://www.ncl.ac.uk/careers/develop/cdm/

 Closing Date: 25/01/2013

Person Requirements: Your application should demonstrate that you have good communications skills, able to simultaneously ask a question, actively listen to response, record evidence of assessment criteria and respond over the course of a series of 20 minute oral examinations.

Degree Discipline: This post is available to Newcastle University full time postgraduate students only. Applicants are expected to possess an undergraduate degree from a recognised University and have experience of assessing Undergraduate students against set criterion. Full training will be given.

How to Apply: To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to angela.smee@ncl.ac.uk
Informal enquiries should also be directed to this email address.

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