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Law for Social Work Module Convenor

Law for Social Work Module Convenor

Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 4 July 2018


From September, 2018 we are seeking a Module Convenor to take specific responsibility for the coordination of Law for Social Work teaching and administration generally associated with this particular area. This Module is taught to social work students in the first semester on the BSW Degree course. The specific aspects of teaching and administration that will be involved are detailed below:

  1. Teaching on generic aspects of social work law (for example, introduction to law and the role of law in social work)
  2. Supporting the involvement and contribution of visiting guest lectures on the Module
  3. Providing support and guidance to social work students studying the Module
  4. Overseeing the assessment of the Module (assignment and computer-based assessment)
  5. Attendance at team meetings with other colleagues in Social Work and reporting as appropriate on the Module.
  6. Organising the evaluation of the Module through Module Review in line with university regulations and procedures.

Suitability Criteria

Applicants should have:

  1. A higher-level qualification (e.g. Degree, Masters, PhD).
  2. Experience of teaching and assessment in social work education at a higher level and a range of administrative responsibilities related to this.
  3. Experience of teaching law/social policy is desirable.
  4. Experience of working as a team member in a higher educational context.

For further information, please contact: Dr Karen Winter, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work. 02890973917.


Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter (max 2 pages, outlining appropriate experience for the position) and a full CV by email to Patricia Reilly, School Manager ( by 5pm Wednesday 4 July 2018. Please use the email subject heading: “Law for Social Work Module”.

Applicants will be interviewed on Monday 9 July and will be notified of their allocated interview time by email.

This page will be updated as and when job opportunties arise.

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