Jobs: South East

External Reviewer to support University curriculum design review – School of Health Sciences PGT and CPD programme framework

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
10 Dec 2023
Salary Range:
This is a virtual asynchronous paperwork review to be conducted Jan-March 2024 The School of Health Sciences is looking to recruit an expert Healthcare reviewer to provide subject specific feedback to the university curriculum review panel, who will be reviewing the programme provision for the School of Health Sciences Postgraduate Taught programmes and CPD module framework. Essential criteria: The reviewer will need to have experience in the design and delivery of Masters level Healthcare practice programmes; ideally with Programme Lead or Head of Department level experience. The reviewer will be required to review a self-evaluation narrative document, alongside programme and module descriptors, and provide feedback to the central university programme team against identified criteria. The programmes to be included within this section of the review are:
  • MSc Heathcare Practice
  • BSc Healthcare Practice
  • MA Education for Health Professionals
  • PG Certificate Education for Health Professionals
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Top Up Degree Programme
Alongside a small selection of ‘stand-alone’ healthcare modules. NB: Specialist Public Health and Specialist Community Nursing programmes which are due to be approved by the NMC in Spring 2024 will be independently reviewed as part of the NMC visit. All work will take place virtually and in an asynchronous manner. A remuneration payment of £300 will be paid to the reviewer. For further information or to express an interest in this role, please contact Amy Dopson, Head of Department Education – PGT and CPD. Deadline for applications is 8th December 2023, however application is subject to early closure if a suitable applicant is identified prior to closure date.

External Examiner – BSc Adult Nursing and BSc Mental Health Nursing (Apprentices)

Opening Date:
8 Nov 2023
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2023
Salary Range:
Buckinghamshire New University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for BSc Nursing programme (Adult and Mental Health Degree apprentices) It is a requirement for the external examiners to have an up-to-date registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. This appointment will begin in November /2023. The tenure of appointments is often for a four-year period. This role will suit nurse academics with expertise in Adult or Mental health field. Ideally academics with leadership roles such as a Programme Leadership or Senior Lecturers. Applications from experienced External Examiners are desirable but academics with the relevant educational and professional experience will also be considered and are welcome. Our assessment boards are held virtually on Microsoft Teams. Role Requirements:
  • To comment on the content of the subject area within recommended quality benchmarks
  • Examine assignment briefs or exam papers and student work within area of expertise, to ensure that academic standards and achievements of work, submitted by students are comparable across the sector.
  • To comment and make recommendations on assessment processes by stringently measuring student achievement fairly with the intended module outcomes.
  • To ensure that assessments are conducted fairly and rigorously in line with relevant policies and regulations.
  • To participate in assessment boards and submit an annual report of moderation activities prior to payment.
  • Payment is generous in comparison to other institutions
  • Proactively engage with the programme delivery team for the continuous development of the required programmes to enhance quality.
Please contact- Director of Education Christina Ebanks at or Deputy Head of School Sue Higham at for an informal chat prior to your application if this is preferable. Please send your CV to or if you would like to be considered for this role.