The University of Bolton are looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child ) 3-year course. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in children’s nursing as well as teaching on nursing programmes. The Staffordshire University offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Course Lead and module team.
The appointment will be from September 2019 to December 2023. The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2020. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. The Exam Board will meet three times a year, as there are currently two cohorts per annum. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.
Applications are by submission of CV. Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:
- The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
- Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
- He/she must not have been a University of Bolton examiner within the last five years;
Closing date: 15 July2019 If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to the Head of School Dr Trish Houghton: T.A.Houghton@bolton.ac.uk.