Jobs: North East

Module and award examiner – Chiropractic Degree

Opening Date:
12 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
8 Jul 2024
Salary Range:
Teesside University are looking to appoint a new module and award examiner for the MSci (Hons) Chiropractic degree within the School of Health and Life Sciences. The subject areas involved are:
  • Health and Chiropractic related throughout Level 4-7.
Information about the provision can be found on the University website: The appointment is to run for 4 academic years from 1st September 2024. For more information or to register your interest, please contact Course Lead Daniel Moore DIRECT at, providing a copy of your most recent CV and short accompanying cover letter.

External Examiner – (2 posts) BSc (Hons) Nursing Top Up, BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top Up (asynchronous)

Opening Date:
3 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
24 Jun 2024
Salary Range:
The University of Sunderland is seeking to appoint two external examiners for our BSc Nursing Top Up programmes, to start from 1st August 2024. Subject to individual availability there is scope to start earlier. The appointments will cover the following programmes:
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Top Up
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top Up
The BSc (Hons) Nursing Top Up programmes are designed to be an academic top up for level 1 NMC Registered nurses who are seeking to become a graduate nurse, or Internationally Educated Nurses who have a licence to practice in their country of qualification as a Qualified Nurse and looking to become a graduate nurse. We are an innovative programme which has worked closely with our students to improve both their academic and pastoral experience, and we actively support reciprocal cultural transition. We are an enthusiastic team who welcomes constructive feedback. The BSc (Hons) Nursing Top Up programme is delivered at the University of Sunderland (on campus), the University of Sunderland (in London) and as part of Trans-national Education (TNE) partner agreements with the International College of Business and Technology (ICBT) Sri Lanka. The programme runs twice a year for the on campus and London deliveries and three times a year for TNE (ICBT). The BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Top Up is delivered as an asynchronous Online programme via Sunderland Online. This is delivered as a rolling ‘carousel’ with 6 intakes a year. Experience and qualifications needed: The ideal candidate will preferably be an experienced external examiner but those seeking a first position and have clinical and educational experience relevant to the subject area and post registration education would be considered. All applicants must be Senior Lecturer or above and have Masters level qualification/s. Responsibilities of the role The appointment will be for four academic years. Duties include:
  • Assuring the standards of our awards in comparison to the sector and relevant external reference points.
  • Assuring the quality of the assessment process. This includes moderation of assessment briefs, moderation of marked work (including feedback to the module leader prior to the Assessment Board) and attendance at the annual programme assessment board.
  • Providing comment on course content, balance and structure and on modes of teaching, learning and assessment, to support ongoing development of the curriculum.
  • Ensuring equivalency of awards for collaborative provision where applicable.
  • External examiners are also required to provide an annual report following the Programme Assessment Board.
For full details on the External Examiner role at University of Sunderland (including core roles and information on conflicts of interest) are available. Note that you will be required to attend an external examiner induction event. To apply, please supply:
  • A statement of how you meet the criteria based on your experience
  • Programme preference
  • Your CV
Please send these by email to Karen Giles, Associate Head of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences (CPD & International Nursing) at

External Examiner for BSc(Hons)/MSc Nursing Science Mental Health Preregistration Nursing and Return to Practice Mental Health Nursing Programmes

Opening Date:
31 May 2024
Closing Date:
28 Jun 2024
Salary Range:
The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for BSc(Hons)/MSc Nursing Science Mental Health Preregistration Nursing and Return to Practice Mental Health Nursing Programmes. The post holder will be the Lead Examiner for the programmes and will moderate the following modules: MH0407 Theory Module 1: Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Ill Health Mental Health Nursing MH0408 Theory Module 2: Applied Life and Social Sciences, Planning and Evaluating Care MH0511 Theory Module 3: Psychosocial Approaches in Mental Health Nursing MH0512 Theory Module 4: Perspectives of Complex Care in Mental Health Nursing MH0613 Theory 5: Transition to Accountable Practitioner in Mental Health Nursing MH0714 Applied Life Science for Mental Health Nursing MH0715 Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health in Mental Health Nursing MH0716 Assessing and Planning for Complex On-going Needs in Mental Health Nursing MH0717 Principles of Innovative Nursing Practice in Mental Health Nursing AC6736 Return to Practice Nursing and Midwifery Further information about the external examiner role can be found at The appointment will be for 4 academic years from 1 August 2024. As external examiner you will be responsible for contributing to the quality assurance of the programme. You will be involved in approving assessment tasks, moderating student work, completion of an annual report and may be invited to attend examination boards. You may be asked to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules. Applicants should hold appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications. It is preferable to have previous experience as external examiner/assessor although support and guidance can be provided for those new to the role. Full course details and documentation will be provided on appointment. If you are interested in applying or to request further information, please send a CV (max 4 pages) covering the points below to Benjamin Ajibade Your contact details - postal address, telephone, email address for correspondence.
  • Present post and employment history.
  • Qualifications and professional memberships.
  • External examiner/assessor experience within the past 5 years, including participation in recognised development programme/training.
  • Teaching experience and responsibilities within the past 5 years, e.g. subject/modules taught, module tutor role.
  • Quality assurance experience within the past 5 years: design/setting/internal moderation of assessments, Module Leader, Course/Programme Leader, approval/validation/review activity or panel membership (internal and external), collaborative/franchise partner activity, committee membership, any other quality assurance capacity.
  • Research & related scholarly activity or professional/consultancy within the past 5 years.
  • For degree/higher apprenticeship programmes – please ensure your relevant occupational experience and professional body registrations are evident.
  • A covering paragraph outlining your suitability, to include indication of any association between yourself and the Northumbria Department. Maximum 500 words, to be incorporated and not as a separate document.