Post-graduate Subject External Examiner – Health Visiting

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2015
Closing Date:
29 May 2015
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration/ post-graduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory and practice modules relating to:

  • Contemporary Health Visiting/ Public Health Nursing
  • Safeguarding Children, Enabling Families
  • Practice Teacher
  • Community Workbased Learning

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. Normally there are 3 subject panels per academic session. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners therefore are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment.

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualifications and experience. Relevant professional experience in the field of urgent care/ advanced practice, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for these posts. In addition, given the academic level of the programmes, applicants are required to hold a masters qualification.

The appointments will be with effect from 1st October 2015, for a 4-year term to 30th September 2019.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at

For informal discussion, please contact:
Jillian Taylor, Lecturer and Programme Leader:, Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8420

For nomination form, please contact:
Hazel Shepherd, Faculty Quality Officer:, Tel 01698 283

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