External Examiner: Foundation Degree Healthcare Practice and Apprenticeship Healthcare practice course

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
13 Jul 2018
Salary Range:

The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice course and the foundation degree healthcare practice apprenticeship course,

This is a full-time course which extends over two academic years. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students attend university one day a week and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting for the remainder of the time. The course runs twice yearly with approximately 25-30 students in each intake.

We are keen to recruit someone with expertise in work-based learning or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure.

You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments and visit students within their practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 4 and 5 contributing to the above awards.

The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from September 2017.

Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee,

For expressions of interest please send a current CV to:
Jackie Cashmore at Jackie.cashmore@beds.ac.uk