External examiner- Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery

Opening Date:
16 May 2014
Closing Date:
30 May 2014
Salary Range:

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery, King’s College London is seeking to appoint external examiners to a range of Examination Board. We would welcome expressions of interest from senior academics committed to developing the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from those who have expertise in the following area:

• Adult Nursing and Long term conditions
• Mental health
• Diabetes
• Midwifery
• Mentorship and contemporary nursing
• Cancer and palliative care

The School has approximately c.1300 full-time students training to be nurses and midwives and offers flexible and innovative programmes and modules that meet the needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals seeking continuing professional development.

King’s College London is a research-led university based in the heart of London, King’s has 19,300 students from more than 130 countries, and 5,000 employees. King’s has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.

The Role of External Examiner is to assure the quality of awards with respect to national standards. Key duties include:

• Advising boards of examiners on the content and standard of assessment
• Moderating samples of exam scripts and other assessed materials
• Attending boards of examiners to approve pass lists and degree classifications
• Advising on academic misconduct and appeal cases
• Submitting an annual report to the College Principal

An annual payment in the region of £500 will be made on receipt of the annual report and expenses incurred when visiting the School at our campus in central London will be met in full.

To express an interest, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae and a covering letter to the email address below or for further information please contact:

Simon Eades
Head of Student Services
Email: simon.eades@kcl.ac.uk