3 x External Examiner – Future Nurse Curriculum BSc programme

Opening Date:
7 May 2024
Closing Date:
31 May 2024
Salary Range:

External Examiner The Open University – Pre-registered nursing programme (BSc), Registered Nurse Degree Apprentice (RNDA), Nursing Associate (FD)
1. Children and Young People Nursing (1 post)
2. Learning Disability Nursing (1 post)
3. Adult Nursing (1 post)
Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2024

The School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care is seeking to appoint 3x external examiners for their Future Nurse Curriculum BSc programme, for a four-year period. Successful applicants will be required to attend cluster and assessment examination boards, moderate and scrutinise submitted student assessment, approve draft assessments and mark schemes, review examples of student work, review data on the module results, review credit transfer applications, attend a progression board (virtually) and complete an examiner report. Further information is detailed in ‘The role of External Examiners at the OU’ and is available on request.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in delivering pre-registration programmes
  • Current NMC registration on the appropriate part of the register

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment:
a. Children and Young People – July 2024 – July 2029
b. Learning disability – October 2024 – October 2029
c. Adult Nursing – October 2024 – October 2024

If you are interested, please send an up-to-date CV and 300-word statement explaining what you bring to the role as an External Examiner, for A or MH nursing in our Future Nurse Curriculum (undergraduate and NA) to rebecca.garcia@open.ac.uk before midday on 31st May 2024