Who we are
BPP University is the UK’s only university solely dedicated to business and the professions. We are dedicated to preparing students for a professional career and our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.
BPP University Law School has a reputation for excellence in professional education built on a proven ability to offer students the skills they need to succeed in a legal career. Working with over 150 law firms, BPP prides itself on being at the cutting edge of professional legal education giving students the core skills and a competitive advantage to ensure success.
The Solicitors Regulatory Authority is introducing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) and the Bar Standards Boards is proposing changes to the Bar Professional Training Course. BPP considers that it is essential that, subject to any regulatory constraints, tutors are able to teach on any programme which BPP offers in the future.
What you’ll do
A Freelance Law School tutor has the following core areas of responsibility:
- Teaching on a range of law school programmes and subjects as required
- Marking assessment materials
- Contributing to curriculum development work, including scholarship and innovation, planning and evaluation
- Providing pastoral support and guidance of students on relevant programmes and modules as required
- Ensuring regulatory compliance with BPP systems and processes
Through this, you will work with and support the faculty in delivering excellence in teaching, materials and pastoral support within a compliant regulatory framework.
The role of a Law School Visiting Lecturer will develop your skills as a professional educator. Training will be offered covering areas such as classroom techniques, marking assessments, developing teaching and assessment materials, university regulations, BPP systems and processes as required and agreed from time to time.
- Qualified solicitor or barrister (with practice experience)
- A relevant degree and either higher degree or equivalent professional qualification/experience in areas covered by the Law School
- Subject/practice area knowledge
- Practitioner experience relevant to a practice area
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work autonomously and flexibly
- The ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
- The ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
- Able to develop rapport, build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and students
- Excellent computer/IT skills
- A commitment to vocationally-orientated legal education
How to apply
For a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/bpp/displayjob.aspx?jobid=2336