External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child)

Opening Date:
8 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
5 Sep 2018
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint a Subject External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Child) programme. This programme is based within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. It is a full time 3-year undergraduate programme which on successful completion leads to eligibility to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council on part 8 of the register. This position does require the external examiner to be a Child Nurse, have a recordable teaching qualification and a current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

The appointment will be until the 31 October 2020 and the commitment required is as follows:

  • To attend an assessment panel per year and the submission of an annual external examiner report.
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • To engage in communication with the programme team
  • To carry out at least one interim engagement per year (which may take the form of a ‘virtual’ visit by video conference/Skype in recognition of the logistical difficulties presented by Plymouth’s geographical location) and at least one face to face visit during the term of office to obtain feedback from staff and students on assessment in practice and to strengthen their engagement with the ongoing teaching and learning process.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit a CV by email to Caroline Crawford caroline.crawford@plymouth.ac.uk by 5th September 2018 or for further information about the role please email Rachel Carter (Child Field Lead) R.Carter@plymouth.ac.uk, 01752 586507.