External Examiner – BSc Midwifery and MSc Midwifery with registration Programmes

Opening Date:
29 May 2017
Closing Date:
25 Jun 2017
Salary Range:
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The School is seeking to appoint one subject external examiner to the BSc Midwifery and MSc Midwifery with registration programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to these two pre-registration NMC approved midwifery programmes.

BSc Midwifery programme:
http://psmd.uws.ac.uk/UGProgrammes/UGProgrammeSpecsA_Z/UGProgrammeSpec.aspx?documentGroupCode=UG00228

MSc Midwifery with registration programme:
http://psmd.uws.ac.uk/PGProgrammes/PGProgrammeSpecsA_Z/PGProgrammeSpec.aspx?documentGroupCode=PG00101

These two programmes run in tandem with each other and have shared teaching and learning. Therefore the external examiner would be responsible for moderation of assessments simultaneously from both the BSc Midwifery (SCQF level 8) and MSc Midwifery with registration (SCQF level 10) programmes.

External examiner will also require to complete an annual monitoring report and attend subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. The School uses an electronic marking system within Turnitin, called Grademark. External moderation process is through Moodle (Virtual Learning Environment).

A relevant professional qualification(s) and experience is required in the field of Midwifery and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be for a term of 3 years: from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2020.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:
• Jean Watson, BSc Midwifery Programme Leader: jean.watson@uws.ac.uk Tel: 01698 283100 Ext 8558
• Lyz Howie, MSc Midwifery with registration Programme Leader: lyz.howie@uws.ac.uk Tel 0141 849 4306

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