External Examiner Vacancies for Community Nursing

Opening Date:
24 May 2017
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2017
Salary Range:

The College of Human and Health Sciences is seeking an external examiner for:

  • BSc Specialist Community Public Health (School Nursing)
  • Level 7 and Level 6 Module – Teaching & Learning for Practice Teachers in the Community
  • Level 7 and Level 6 Module – Advancing Leadership Skills for Community Nursing
  • MSc Community and Primary Health Care Practice

Role Specification:

The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:

  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate
  • examples of good practice identified

The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this.

Essential Criteria:

Experience of delivering community school nursing programmes
Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register

Desirable Criteria:

Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment:

September 2017 – September 2021

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able accept applications from staff in the following institutions: Cardiff, Bradford, Hertfordshire, Bangor, London, Hull and Glasgow.

Please send initial expressions of interest (please specify which vacancy you are interested in) and a CV to the programme leader, Cathy Taylor c.taylor@swansea.ac.uk