External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies Course

Opening Date:
12 Mar 2014
Closing Date:
30 May 2014
Salary Range:

Our BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies Course is a full time three year degree course. The course has an annual intake of around 43 students. An external examiner is now being sought due to end of tenure being reached by the previous post holder. The new post holder will be required to examine all Intermediate and Honours level modules (alternating between the 2 levels annually):
• HIM1010 – Supporting women with complex needs in pregnancy and childbirth.
• HIM1011 – Public health aspects of midwifery practice.
• HIM1009 – Developing skills and competence in midwifery practice (practice module).
• HHM1023 – Preparing for parenting.
• HHM1024 – Promoting normality in complex situations.
• HHM1022 – Preparing for effective midwifery practice (practice module).
Written assessments are submitted electronically via Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be made available.
External Examiners will be appointed for an initial term of office of up to four years and will receive an induction pack when they are first appointed.
Person Specification:
Essential: • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Huddersfield in the last 5 years. • Current registration as a midwife with the NMC including a recordable teaching qualification
• Masters Degree in an area related to one of the above subject areas. • Demonstrable teaching experience in the above subject areas
Desirable: • Research and publications in related area.
• Recent external examiner experience.
Appointments will be made in line with the University of Huddersfield External Examiner Guidelines:
Further information and/or expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues, detailing experience of teaching experience, should be sent to Jayne Samples (course leader) at: j.samples@hud.ac.uk

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