26 September 2017

Vacancy: Assistant Chief Examiner, Criminal Litigation

We are recruiting for a part-time Assistant Chief Examiner, Criminal Litigation.

Our role setting the education and training requirements for becoming a barrister includes stipulating the vocational requirements which are currently fulfilled by completing the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). The BPTC ensures that students intending to become barristers acquire the skills, knowledge of procedure and evidence, attitudes and competence needed to prepare them for pupillage.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced individual to contribute to high standards in the delivery of the Criminal Litigation centralised assessment of the BPTC. Please note that employees of the University of Law are ineligible to apply on this occasion.

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, and to subject and final exam boards; and attending training events as required.

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

Time commitment for the role will be around 20 days per annum. The initial appointment will be until the end of 2018 with the possibility of renewal by mutual consent.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Natasha Ribeiro, Examinations Manager on 0207 611 1482 for more information.

Applications can be made by emailing your CV to Natasha Ribeiro, Examinations Manager. Please state whether you have previous experience.  Closing date: 17 January 2017.