External Examiner – pre-registration midwifery provision

Opening Date:
2 Sep 2016
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2016
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for their pre-registration midwifery provision within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty of Health Sciences delivers high quality accessible higher education specialising in health, education and nursing and midwifery courses throughout the region, contributing to the provision of excellent primary and secondary health care in Staffordshire and Shropshire.

We require someone who is currently registered with the NMC as a midwife and teacher. The candidate should have relevant academic experience in midwifery education, and will ideally have prior experience as an external examiner.

The appointment will be for 4 years from August 2016; the candidate will be required to:

  • over our BSc pre-registration Midwifery Practice Award (long course) and our PGDip/MSc Midwifery Practice Award (short course), together with the modules that make up these awards (28 students in total per year).
  • Review a range of coursework such as written scripts/portfolios, clinical assessment documentation, attendance to observe presentations.
  • Make visits at least annually to students engaged in clinical practice placements.
  • Submit external examiner reports and attend Subject Assessment Boards and Award Boards as required.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please submit a CV by email to Traci Hudson, Lead Midwife for Education (traci.hudson@staffs.ac.uk). For further information, please email Traci or call on 01785 353698.