External Examiner for Nursing

Opening Date:
28 Nov 2014
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2015
Salary Range:

The University of Northampton is an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, forming part of a prestigious network of worldwide institutions recognised for their commitment to social innovation.

The University is seeking to appoint two new external examiners for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing pre-registration programmes with shared External Examiner responsibility for our NMC approved Internationally Educated Nursing Competency Testing Centre.

External Examiners are expected to oversee the quality of modules (theory and practice), programmes, attend Exam Boards and visit students at the University

Applicants will:

  • Be appropriately registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as an adult nurse and as a teacher
  • Be currently employed within a UK AEI university with no formal links with the University of Northampton in the last five years
  • Have experience of simulated clinical skills assessment and module leading within a pre-registration nursing programme
  • Ideally have previous external examining experience and some experience of assessing Internationally qualified nurses

All new examiners to the University will be expected to attend an induction event for external examiners. Tenure of appointment is four years.

Interested individuals are welcome to contact Donna Bray, Principal Lecturer for further information and/or invited to summit written expression of interest and full CV, no later than 31st of January 2015.