External Examiner – Pre registration BSc (Hons) Midwifery

Opening Date:
5 Jan 2023
Closing Date:
3 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Midwifery course. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our programmes.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. Registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, with relevant subject knowledge and experience as a Midwife is essential.

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Course Leads and module team.

The appointment will be effective immediately and will continue for 4 years.

The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in November 2023.

The role requires external moderation of assessments (majority can be viewed remotely), attendance at the Board of Examiners (some of which may be on-line) and completion of an Annual External Examiners Report. It is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day in person to visit students and practice assessors/ supervisors in placement.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV.

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
    • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years;

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to BSc Course Lead, Ellie Sonmezer e.sonmezer@worc.ac.uk