Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – FdA Mental Health Work and FdA Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
13 Aug 2021
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Work at Nelson and Colne College Group Broad Oak Campus Broad Oak Road Accrington Lancashire BB5 2AW Applications are invited from academics who have appropriate standing, expertise, and experience to maintain comparability of standards. Standing, expertise, and breadth of experience may be indicated by:
  • The present (or last, if retired) post and place of work;
  • The range and scope of experience across Higher Education/professions;
  • The current and recent active involvement in research/scholarly/professional activities in a relevant field of study.
Your role & responsibilities would include:
  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at the College with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving assessment and providing an annual report to the University.
You will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate. Further details about the courses can be found here: Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to HE@nelsongroup.ac.uk Your CV should contain the following information:
  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy
For an informal discussion and further information, please contact: All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

External Examiners – Pre-Registration Paramedic programmes: St George’s, University of London

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
28 Aug 2021
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The School of Allied Health within St George’s University of London is seeking to appoint a further 2 suitably qualified academics to act as External Examiners for the 3 year pre-registration paramedic science programme . The appointments will ideally be with effect from September 2021. We are seeking to appoint individuals who have a minimum of a BSc in a paramedic or out of hospital related subject; with a strong knowledge and relevant experience in the field of out of hospital education. Applicants will have current registration with the the HCPC and be working within a Higher Education Institution, whether full or part time. The tenure of the appointment is for 4 years. The successful applicant must have relevant experience of working in the paramedic arena, teaching on a paramedic or out of hospital programme, and working in a relevant role either out of hospital or within a hospital setting. They will review a number of modules within the programmes which will include modules delivered at levels 4, 5, and 6 . An induction will be provided that the appointee will be expected to attend. Previous experience of external examining would be welcomed, but is not essential. The External Examiner will be invited to attend the programme assessment boards, review student work, and be asked to consider changes to assessment processes as part of course development. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. The Centre for Allied Health utilises Canvas for marking. OSPE’s and OSCE’s are recorded, and External Examiners on the pre-registration programme will be asked to review video’s of student assessments as part of the role. This is an exciting time to join our friendly pre-registration team, with a revalidation underway for 2022. The team are friendly, and like to fully involve the EE's in the development of the programme, modules, simulation and assessments. To apply, or for an informal chat, please contact c.baker@sgul.kingston.ac.uk (Chris), with the subject line of External Examiner.

External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
19 Aug 2021
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Teesside University are looking to appoint a new end point assessor examiner for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice apprenticeship within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The subject areas involved are: Level 7 Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship End Point. Information about the provision can be found on the University website: https://www.tees.ac.uk/postgraduate_courses/nursing_&_health/msc_advanced_clinical_practice.cfm The appointment is to run for 5 academic years from 01/09/21. For more information or to register your interest, please contact Paula Hodge DIRECT at P.Hodge@tees.ac.uk providing a copy of your most recent CV by 19 August 2021.

External Examiner – Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
23 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2021
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The School of Allied Health and Community at the University of Worcester is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course. Please see the following link for the full BSc (Hons) Programme Specification https://www2.worc.ac.uk/aqu/documents/BSc_Occupational_Therapy_2020-21.pdf External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programmes
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners (June)
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
The appointee will normally serve for a period of four years beginning September 2021. Successful applicants will also be invited to the university’s External Examiner induction day, which will be held in January 2022. Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter and sent to Dr Alison Blank, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy at: a.blank@worc.ac.uk

External Examiner – SCPHN (School Nursing & Health Visitor)

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
20 Aug 2021
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The University of Wolverhampton requires external examiners for the following programmes within the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing:
  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing & Health Visiting (Top Up)
  • PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nursing/Health Visitor (inc. V100)
  • PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nursing/Health Visitor (inc. V100) Apprenticeship
The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of coursework across this provision. We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting on 1 September 2021 – 31 December 2025. Interested persons should send their CV to FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk quoting reference number SCPHN Closing date: 20th August 2021 Reference No: SCPHN

External Examiner – Pre-registration Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
23 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
10 Sep 2021
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The School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified external examiner for our NMC approved, pre-registration BN (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme (FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6), which is approved for delivery against the NMC (2018) standards. Our programme includes extensive simulation and was the first pre-registration nursing programme to be accredited by ASPiH. Some of the modules are shared across Adult and Mental Health Nursing. The modules that this External Examiner will be responsible for cover nursing knowledge and skills, person centred care, acute care, long term conditions, public health. The successful applicant will work with another external examiner who covers cross-school modules (evidence-based practice). Current relevant experience in higher education along with professional registration with the NMC as an Adult Nurse is essential. Further information about the role of the external examiner at the University of Portsmouth can be found here - https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/policies-and-standards/external-examiners Informal enquires are welcome. Please contact Isobel Ryder (Associate Head Programmes), isobel.ryder@port.ac.uk Applications: Please send a CV and brief expression of interest (no more than 500 words) to Isobel Ryder by 12.00 midday on Friday 10th September. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Commencement date will be as soon as possible for a period of 4 academic years

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme

Opening Date:
21 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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The University of Bolton, School of Nursing and Midwifery, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) programme, to support our existing external examiners. This is due to the expansion of the provision. The duties will include the review of the students’ academic work and Practice Assessment Documents plus visiting practice learning partners as required at least once a year as per Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements. Placement are across Lancashire and Greater Manchester mainly. External examiner appointments are typical for a period of four years and the appointment start date would be from January 2022 following approval of the appointment Applicants with relevant experience and knowledge of pre-registration nursing education within the Adult Field and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. To apply for this post please email a copy of your CV or for further information contact Dr Trish Houghton at T.A.Houghton@bolton.ac.uk

External Examiner – FDSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship Route and Self-Funded Route)

Opening Date:
21 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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The University of Bolton, School of Nursing and Midwifery, is seeking to appoint an external examiner for our FDSc Nursing Associate (Higher Apprenticeship Route and Self-Funded Route) programme, to support our existing external examiners. This is due to the expansion of the provision and an outgoing external examiner. The duties will include the review of the students’ academic work and Practice Assessment Documents plus visiting practice learning partners as required at least once a year as per Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements. Placement are across Greater Manchester mainly but also in North Devon and Bradford. This will also include visiting Practice Partners. External examiner appointments are typical for a period of four years and the appointment will start from January 2022 following approval of the appointment Applicants with relevant experience and knowledge of either FDSc Nursing Associate programmes or Pre-registration Nursing education and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. To apply for this post please email a copy of your CV or for further information contact Dr Trish Houghton at T.A.Houghton@bolton.ac.uk

External Examiner – BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship

Opening Date:
22 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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We are seeking a replacement external examiner from the 2022-23 academic year for our four year, part-time, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course and Occupational Therapy Degree Apprenticeship. These two popular courses largely share delivery, using problem-based learning pedagogy. The vacancy arises as one of our current external examiners is approaching the end of their four-year term. The University of Brighton offers extensive support for external examiners and holds workshops annually. Further support is also provided by the Course leader and the Subject Lead for the Health and Rehabilitation Subject Area, in which Occupational Therapy sits. The University normally expects external examiners to attend a minimum of one examination board per year, typically the summer board in July. The role would involve being an external examiner across a range of Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 academic and practice placement modules, working alongside the current external examiner (who by September 22 will be in the third year of her four year term). It is desirable for applicants to have experience of problem-based learning and/or part-time course teaching/ leadership and/ or apprenticeships, but this is not essential. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
  • The area of expertise of external examiners must be within the area of examinations undertaken;
  • They should have recently been employed (or still be employed) within a university appointment;
  • They must not have been a University of Brighton examiner within the last five years;
  • They will have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
One External Examiner is sought for the part-time, 4 year, pre-registration BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy course and Degree Apprenticeship. Commencement date September 2022 for a period of 4 years For an informal discussion, please contact the Course leader - Dr David Haines, d.haines@brighton.ac.uk, 01273 643661 To be considered for this role, please forward your curriculum vitae to Nicky Pont, N.Pont@brighton.ac.uk with the title of the course in the subject line. Further information about the School of Health Sciences may be found on the University website at www.brighton.ac.uk and about the courses at https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/occupational-therapy-bsc-hons.aspx https://www.brighton.ac.uk/business-services/professional-development/apprenticeships/health-and-science/occupational-therapist-degree-apprenticeship.aspx

External Examiner – Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing V100/V150 and Non-medical independent and/or supplementary prescribing

Opening Date:
20 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2021
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The University of Suffolk is seeking applicants for the role of External Examiner for Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing V100/V150 and Non-medical independent and/or supplementary prescribing [V300 levels 6 and 7]. Candidates need to hold V300 Independent prescribing, and current registration to one of NMC, HCPC or GPhC. Details of the courses can be found here: https://www.uos.ac.uk/courses/cpd/non-medical-prescribing-v300 Tenure: 4 years starting from September 2021. Please note that to avoid clashes of interest we cannot accept candidates from: University of Essex University of East Anglia Coventry University King’s College London University of Bedfordshire Cardiff University Brunel University London Candidates need to be: Experienced in the design, delivery and management of cognate courses in an UK HEI to at least the level of the course being examined; a UK resident; not the holder of more than one other EE position as of September 2021. Guidance on the rights and responsibilities of EEs at the University along with the terms and conditions can be found on our website. If you are interested in the position, please send a short expression of interest, and CV to the eoi@uos.ac.uk Please remember to list any EE experience, or current posts - although prior EE experience is welcome, it is not a prerequisite for the post.