The School of Healthcare is seeking an external examiner for its 3 year pre-registration midwifery programme. The appointment will be with effect from November 2021.
We are seeking to appoint an individual who has a master’s degree; a strong background in pre-registration education; a track record of scholarly activity; current registration with the NMC as a midwife; and who is working within a Higher Education Institution.
The tenure of the appointment is for 4 years. All external examiner appointments are subject to approval by the Faculty Taught Student Education Committee.
There is a two tier examination board system comprising of Module Assessment Boards and School Progression and Awards Board (SPAB). All external examiners are full members of these committees and are required to attend at least one meeting of the SPAB per year and be available for consultation on assessment and curriculum issues.
The School uses GradeMark to mark assignments and the external examiner will be required to view students’ work and markers’ comments on-line.
Anyone wishing to be considered is invited to submit an expression of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae outlining employment history, qualification, teaching experience, research/scholarly activities, a brief statement supporting the application, NMC PIN and, where applicable, any previous external examining activity to: Dr Angela Graves, Lead Midwife for Education.
You are most welcome to contact Angela for an informal discussion or further details.