International Foundation Year Assessment Developer / Paper Reviewer, Homeworking plus one meeting in Manchester, UK

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NCUKHomeworking plus one meeting in Manchester, UK

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Start date: June 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive consultancy rates, dependent on number of exams / coursework papers set.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Role: International Foundation Year Assessment Developers / Paper Reviewers

Fees: Competitive fixed fee per assessment

Hours: Flexible, short-term consultancy

Location: Flexible, with attendance at one meeting in Manchester, UK

Are you skilled in setting assessments for international foundation years or other FHEQ level 3 (A-level equivalent) qualifications? NCUK is recruiting experienced academic staff to set exams and coursework assessments starting early Summer 2018. We offer competitive fees and a high level of flexibility to allow you to balance this with your existing commitments.

NCUK is unique in higher education. We are a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping them succeed when they get there. Our qualifications are recognised by our own universities and by universities internationally, and, far more than other qualifications, they prepare students to hit the ground running.

As an Assessment Developer, you will write the coursework and produce the exam paper and marking scheme. As a Paper Reviewer, you will review and quality assure draft assessments and provide final sign-off. For either role, you will be excellent at delivering to deadlines, experienced in teaching, writing assessments and examining students in the subject at this level (FHEQ 3), and ideally hold a teaching qualification.

The Modules we are currently recruiting assessment developers for are:

  • Biology (2 people)
  • Physics (2 people)

The Modules we are currently recruiting paper reviewers for are:

  • Business Studies
  • Government & Politics
  • Society & Politics
  • International Relations

Payment is made based upon an agreed fee with expenses being paid for attendance at NCUK meetings. 

How to apply

Further information about this role can be found at To apply, please send your CV with a short covering letter to Your covering letter should include:

  • the module(s) you would like to be considered for
  • an overview of your experience teaching in similar subject areas at this level
  • an overview of your experience in setting coursework and exams in similar subjects at similar levels

Application deadline

Sunday, 20 May 2018

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