Problems Class Co-ordinator
The Problems Class Co-ordinator is responsible for all aspects of the class, which are to be run
in accordance with the published Code of Practice.
This responsibility includes, amongst other things, health and safety matters so their
whereabouts during class hours must always be known. If the co-ordinator leaves the class for
any reason, the identity of the person taking temporary charge should be made clear to all
Check room suitability at start of year.
Organise training session and brief problems tutors on role, prepare and circulate schedule of
classes and mid-semester tests to students and staff. Prepare and circulate schedule of
marking to demonstrators.
Ensure that all problems tutors are familiar with the problems.
By providing timely feedback about student performance, help the staff lecturing
related modules to develop appropriate problems and keep the class relevant.
Liaise with the Education Support Office where necessary, e.g. if BART is to be used to
collect student work.
Ensure problems sheets are provided to student (or published on ELE) at the appropriate times.
Monitor and correct any errors on problem paper and solutions.
Keep record of marks, and attendance by students and demonstrators.
Where a mitigating circumstances claim has been approved, assist with the operation of the
Monitor student attendance, notify the Stage Co-ordinator of absences. Issue
students who been absent twice in one term with a copy of the
Department's Warning Form and return the
signed receipt to the Education Support Office.
Use the eClaims system to approve payment for hours worked by problems tutors and ensure that these are consistent
with the applicable Hours Allocation Template (HAT) for the role:
At the end of each term, calculate the overall mark for each student mark and pass to Education Support Office.
Where 'missing marks' have been included in the calculation please indicate this clearly.
Issue mark schemes and solutions for the problems tutors for each class
- Coordinate duplication of mid-term test papers,
invigilate test, ensure that all scripts have been collected and none have been dropped, return scripts to
Education Support Office without delay after the test has completed.
Assist the Education Support Office in making appropriate arrangements for
Students with Disabilities to take mid-semester tests.
|September||Plan detailed timetable for the Problems Classes: dates,
place, times, topics and demonstrators for each.|
|September||Liaise with the Term T1 module instructors,
to ensure that two sets of problems are available for each class (one
distributed one week in advance, and one to be tackled unseen)|
|January||Liaise with the Term T2 module instructors, as above.|
|February||Liaise with the Timetable Correspondent.|
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