External Examiner – Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)

Opening Date:
21 Aug 2020
Closing Date:
25 Sep 2020
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the Pre-registration BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s) 3 year programme. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in our newly- approved programme.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and have relevant experience of working in adult nursing as well as teaching on nursing programmes.

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

The appointment will be from October 2020 to December 2024

The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2021. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required. Exam boards are held annually, and it is also desirable that the external examiner can attend for one additional day 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 Joanne Thomas, Pre-Registration Programme Course Lead, J.Thomas@worc.ac.uk