King’s College London- External Examiner- Older persons fellowship / Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing with Registration as an Adult

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2016
Closing Date:
26 Feb 2016
Salary Range:

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, King’s College London is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the following;

The Older Person’s Nurse Fellowship, sponsored by Health Education England (HEE) is a Postgraduate programme aimed at leading innovation and quality improvement in care for older people. The fellowship attracts approximately 20 students per intake and is a one year, part-time programme that leads to a Post Graduate Certificate award consisting of two modules. Three long term conditions modules will also require review. This role also includes programme overview of our PG Dip in Nursing with Registration as an Adult, Nurse , which includes reviewing just two academic modules and the practice learning portfolio.

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 will be made on receipt of the annual report and expenses incurred when visiting the Faculty at our campus in central London will be met in full.

The Faculty requests that the successful candidate take up the post as soon as possible.

To express an interest, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae and a covering email Simon Eades, Head of Student Service.

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