Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Social Work

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
15 Dec 2020
Salary Range:
The College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our BSc (Hons) Social Work programme. The modules cover, non-exhaustively,
  • Social Work with Adults / Children
  • Social Policy / Law
  • Research
Applicants do have to be qualified social workers, registered with Social Work England. Interested applicants should preferably have had experience of external examining in at least one other Higher Education Institution. (All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment). The appointment will be with effect from February 2021 and tenure will normally be for a period of four years. The assessment boards are all held on our Brentford campus*. As an External Examiner you will be expected to:
  • Have current registration with Social Work England
  • Be employed in Higher Education and have experience teaching and assessing at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7.
  • Moderating samples of examination/essay scripts and other assessed materials, advising module assessment boards on the content and standard of assessments.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 assessment boards a year, which are held on our Brentford campus*.
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Submitting an annual report to the University Quality Boards.
*Currently, all meetings that can be, including assessment boards and annual reviews, are being conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. If you are interested in the above post please send your expressions of interest, together with a full CV, in the first instance to: Janet Goddard Course Leader BSc (Hons) Social Work College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare University of West London janet.goddard@uwl.ac.uk 07927 718567 ** **currently all team members are working from home, so please make contact either on the above email or the mobile number.

External Examiner – Return to Practice Nursing

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
29 Jan 2021
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We are seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Return to Practice Programme based in the School of Nursing. The programme provides a flexible approach to meeting the NMC Standards for Return to Practice in Adult, Mental Health, Learning Disability and Children’s Nursing. Those who complete the programme are eligible to apply to re-register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This position requires the external examiner to have current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. The appointment will be from September 2021 for four years and the commitment required is as follows:
  • To review a range of coursework and practice learning portfolios throughout the year.
  • To attend one board of examiners meeting for the programme each year and submit an annual external examiner report.
  • To engage in communication with the programme team when required.
  • To carry out at least one virtual or face to face meeting with students and, where possible, with practice partners to strengthen their engagement with both theoretical and practice earning processes.
All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the university’s criteria for appointment. Fees and expenses are payable in line with the university policy. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Dr Pauline Black at p.black@ulster.ac.uk by 31st January 2021 or for further information about the role, email Dr Pauline Black at p.black@ulster.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing / Department of Nursing CPD portfolio

Opening Date:
26 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
07 Dec 2020
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The Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking to appoint ONE External Examiner for the following programmes:
  • Non-Medical Prescribing (including V300 for nurses)
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V150)
  • Physical examination skills level 6 & 7 CPD unit
The appointment is to start as soon as possible, with a standard tenure of four academic years and one term ending in 31/12/2024. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on Programme modifications. Requirements for this role include:
  • Applicants must be an NMC Registered Nurse
  • Applicants must be on the NMC register as an independent prescriber (V300)
In accordance with Manchester Met’s External Examining Policy, nominees should:
  • have relevant professional experience for the role
  • have awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of relevant curricula;
  • have sufficient academic standing, credibility and breadth of experience within the discipline;
  • hold a current post of at least Senior Lecturer level within a Higher Education Institution;
  • have knowledge and understanding of external reference points for academic quality and standards, and familiarity with the standard expected of students at the appropriate award level;
  • be fluent in English
  • have previous experience of External Examining within a UK Higher Education institution
Due consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria, on a case-by-case basis. Duties include moderation of assignment briefs and student work, completion of an annual report and potential consultation on programme modifications. If you are interested and eligible, please apply to assessments@mmu.ac.uk Please state the Programme titles in the subject line of your email and include the following:
  • Full CV
  • Details of any other External Examining appointments you currently hold, including the start and end dates of these appointments
  • Details of any involvement you have had with Manchester Metropolitan in the past five years
Expressions of interest should be sent no later than 07/12/2020. The annual fee for this External Examining post is £400. NOTE: You will not be eligible for this role if you have had a close involvement with Manchester Metropolitan University or a collaborative partner within the past five years. ‘Close involvement’ may be defined as having been a member of staff, governor or student of the University, or possessing a close professional, contractual or personal relationship with a member of staff or student with an involvement in the Programme (including involvement in collaborative research activity). For details of how the University collects and uses External Examiner personal data, please see our privacy notice: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/data-protection/privacy-notices/externalexaminers/

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Fertility Practice

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
02 Feb 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care, Medical School is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Master of Science (MSc) Programmes with effect from October 2021:
  • Vacancy ref: MED 01
  • Programme(s): MSc Advanced Fertility Practice; Gynaecology/Fertility
External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts (may be virtual)
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will be a qualified nurse or physician with a gynaecology/ fertility background
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is based on satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
02 Feb 2021
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Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care and Medicine is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following MSc and PGC and PGD Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care with effect from October 2021: Vacancy ref: MED 05 Programme(s): PGC Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care Programme External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;
  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts (may be virtual)
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed
  • He/she will be of an appropriate health background, including, but not limited to registered doctors and nurses.
If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact: Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks. Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference. Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely. For more information, our Privacy Notice is available at https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/externalexaminers/ Laura Makin Quality Assurance Administrator Faculty of Health & Social Care Edge Hill University Tel: 01695 650748 makinl@edgehill.ac.uk

External Examiner – FdSc Nursing Associate / FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship)

Opening Date:
23 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
04 Jan 2021
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The School of Nursing is seeking a qualified nurse educator to take on the role of External Examiner for the FdSc Nursing Associate / FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) The School of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George’s University London. FdSc Nursing Associate (UCAS entry is run at Kingston University whilst the FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) is run at St. George’s University in Tooting. An experienced external examiner would be preferred, but those seeking a first post and having relevant clinical and educational experience would also be considered. Applicants must hold current NMC registration in the appropriate field for which they are applying and hold a recorded teaching qualification with the NMC. The School of Nursing operates an on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin, Canvas and SpeedGrader would be desirable however training can be provided. The post requires external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at the relevant Boards of Examiners (minimum of two per year). You will also be expected to visit practice areas once per year. The External Examiner is required to submit an annual report, following which payment is made. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at KUSGUL can be found at http://www.kingston.ac.uk/externalexam/ As a Nursing Associate External Examiner you will be involved in reviewing modules in both the FdSc Nursing Associate and FdSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship) programmes. The appointment will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered – to be held at the University or online following appointment. We are unable to accept applications from any University who has/has had External Examiner links with us in the last 5 years. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to a.kettyle@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Opening Date:
27 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2020
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The University of Gloucestershire has recently launched a new programme for BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography. We are seeking a suitable experienced and qualified External Examiner to join the team here, for a 4 year tenure, with immediate start. We are seeking an External Examiner who has both the knowledge of the academic content, delivery and assessment at a minimum of the level being examined, and extensive practise knowledge. Candidates must be registered with the HCPC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three/four times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. In the first instance can you please request an expression of interest form from the undersigned. Eve Scarle, escarle@glos.ac.uk

External Examiner- FDSc Nursing Associate

Opening Date:
20 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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The University of Gloucestershire is currently looking to appoint an external examiner to support our nursing associate courses (direct entry and apprentices). We are seeking a suitable experienced and qualified External Examiner to join the team here, for a 4-year tenure, with immediate start. We are seeking an External Examiner who has both the knowledge of the academic content, delivery and assessment at a minimum of level 4 and 5 being examined, and extensive practise knowledge. Candidates must be registered with the NMC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three/four times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. In the first instance can you please request an expression of interest form from, the undersigned.

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Blended

Opening Date:
20 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
11 Dec 2020
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The University of Gloucestershire has recently launched a new provision of blended learning for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult). We are seeking a suitable experienced and qualified External Examiner to join the team here, for a 4 year tenure, with immediate start. We are seeking an External Examiner who has both the knowledge of the academic content, delivery and assessment at a minimum of the level being examined, and extensive practise knowledge, with a particular focus on leadership and coaching. Candidates must be registered with the NMC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules. More experienced external examiners may subsequently be appointed to an Award and Progression Examination Board. The Examination Board meets three/four times a year and there is an expectation that the external examiner will attend at least one Examination Board and submit an annual report to the University. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. In the first instance can you please request an expression of interest form from, the undersigned.

External Examiner – Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Opening Date:
20 Nov 2020
Closing Date:
16 Dec 2020
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The University of Gloucestershire is seeking to engage a HCPC or NMC registered Non-medical prescriber as an External Examiner for the following with immediate effect: we are seeking a replacement external examiner from the academic year 2020/21. The University of Gloucestershire offers extensive support for external examiners. Further support is also provided by the course lead for Advanced Clinical Practice and administration team. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year. Candidates must be registered with the NMC, be currently employed by a UK Higher Education Establishment, be UK resident, and have no more than one other significant external examining role currently. The University operates a two-tier examination board system, with external examiners being initially appointed to a Module Board where they will oversee a number of academic modules Independent and Supplementary Prescribing module AP7015 and the BSc (Hons) Nursing module ND6901 Evidence Based Medicines Administration, Optimisation and Management (All Fields). For an informal discussion, please contact the following: Rachel Jefferies, rjefferies1@glos.ac.uk Please email for an expression of interest form from Rachel Jefferies rjefferies1@glos.ac.uk, with the title of the module in the subject line. Following the closing date, expressions of interest will be considered and you will be informed of whether you have been nominated by 18.12.20 Commencement date January 2021 for a period of 4 years