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  • Visiting Tutors - These staff lead and deliver undergraduate tutorials, seminars and mark assignments. The content and delivery is overseen, but not constantly supervised, by a member of academic staff.
  • Visiting Lecturers, Senior Lecturers/Readers/Professors - These staff lead and deliver undergraduate tutorials, seminars and mark assignments within course guidelines.
  • Workshop Leaders - These staff are required to lead a workshop and will have more skills than a Teaching Assistant.
  • Teaching Assistants - These staff are research demonstrators, workshop and laboratory assistants and teaching or language assistants and are required to assist another member of staff.
  • Visiting Experts - Teaching by these staff is practice-based e.g. placement tutors (Health and Social Care), vocal/instrumental music teachers or business leaders. External experts are likely to have a professional qualification. (Please contact your HR assistant for advice regarding with these staff.)



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