17 January 2018

BSB seeks Assistant Chief Examiner, Civil Litigation

Job Title: Assistant Chief Examiner, Civil Litigation

Hours: Part-time

Salary: £400 per day

Location: High Holborn, London

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) regulates barristers and specialised legal services businesses called to the Bar in England and Wales in the public interest. We are responsible for setting the education and training requirements for becoming a barrister. The vocational stage of training, the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), ensures that students intending to become barristers acquire the skills, knowledge of procedure and evidence, attitudes and competence to prepare them for pupillage.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced individual (employees of the University of Cardiff are ineligible to apply on this occasion) to contribute to high standards in the delivery of the Civil Litigation centralised assessment of the BPTC.

The role involves: quality controlling the question writing process; creating robust, high quality examination papers and mark schemes; actively contributing to the decision making processes of the standard setting meetings, subject and final exam boards; attending training events as required.

Applicants should ideally have assessment experience, alongside a detailed knowledge of the area of Civil Litigation.

Time commitment for the role will be around 20 days per annum. The initial appointment will be until the end of 2017 with the possibility of renewal by mutual consent.

If you would like to discuss the roles in more detail, please contact Natasha Ribeiro, Assessments Manager on 020 7611 1482. 

Applications can be made by emailing your CV to Natasha Ribeiro, Assessments Manager (nribeiro@barstandardsboard.org.uk). Please state which role(s) you are interested in and whether you have previous experience. 

Closing Date: 27 June 2016

The Bar Standard Boardaims to recruit a talented workforce and values the diversity in background, skills and experience of its staff. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all job applicants irrespective of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, maternity or pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status or gender re-assignment.

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