External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health)

Opening Date:
5 Apr 2018
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2018
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child Health) 3 year programme.

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. Previous recent experience as an external examiner is also required.

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Director and module team.

The appointment will be from September 2018 to December 2022.

The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2019. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. The Exam Board will meet twice 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 Worcester examiner within the last five years;

Closing date: 30 April 2018

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Helen Ford, Pre- Registration Programme Director
h.ford@worc.ac.uk