External Examiner – Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Health Visiting and School Nursing

Opening Date:
21 Nov 2016
Closing Date:
16 Dec 2016
Salary Range:

We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programme at Sheffield Hallam University in September 2017.

Your role & responsibilities would include:

  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.

For the full role description see https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/quality/files/2015/11/Section-6-External-Examiners-Annex-1-Roles-and-Responsibilities.pdf

You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. Applicants must hold the SCPHN qualification in health visiting or school nursing and have experience of teaching health visiting or school nursing students in Higher Education. A nurse prescribing qualification would be advantageous.

The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate.

You will also be required to attend a one day University External Examiners Induction session,

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Pat Day, Sheffield Hallam University, p.day@shu.ac.uk.

All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

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