External Examiner – Cert HE NCT Perinatal Education and Practice

Opening Date:
18 May 2021
Closing Date:
18 Jun 2021
Salary Range:

As external examiner for this programme you will be required to look at modules which form part of the Cert HE Perinatal Education and Practice (Level 4). You may also be asked to review assessments from students completing previous awards (programmes are now closed to recruitment, namely Foundation Degree Birth and Beyond (levels 4&5) and those which lead to a top up degree Birth and Beyond (level 6).

These programmes are based within the School of Allied Health and Community, but are solely delivered by NCT educators both at the University of Worcester and around the UK at regional teaching centres.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for education and the health and well-being of parents-to-be and new parents. An understanding of the ethos and principles of the NCT as the largest UK-based parenting charity would be an advantage. The appointment would be for four years from September 2021 and the commitment required is as follows:

  • Review a range of assessment work throughout the year
  • Attend an assessment event per year if appropriate and possible (for example, student presentations)
  • Communicate with the NCT Senior Education Manager about all issues to do with the role
  • Attend the examination board each year in July
  • Submit to the University an external examiner report at the close of the academic year
  • Attend the External Examiner Induction Day at the University of Worcester (normally held in January)
  • Attend any other meeting with staff or students that may be desirable or possible

To be considered for this role, please submit a CV by 18th June 2021 to the Course Leader, Cathy Finlay cathy.finlay@nct.org.uk.