External Examiners – Pre and Post-Registration Paramedic programmes

Opening Date:
17 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

The School of Allied Health within St George’s University of London is seeking to appoint experienced and suitably qualified academics to act as External Examiners for the paramedic programmes, both the 3 year pre-registration paramedic science programme and to the post-registration paramedic practice programme (separate posts). The appointments will ideally be with effect from September 2021. We are seeking to appoint individuals who have a minimum of a BSc in a paramedic or out of hospital related subject; with a strong knowledge and relevant experience in the field of out of hospital education, or in relevant post paramedic educational fields. Applicants will have current registration with the the HCPC or other relevant medical body, and working within a Higher Education Institution, whether full or part time.

The tenure of the appointment is for 4 years. The successful applicant must have relevant experience of working in the paramedic arena, teaching on a paramedic or out of hospital programme, and working in a relevant role either out of hospital or within a hospital setting. They will review a number of modules within the programmes which will include modules delivered at levels 4, 5, and 6 (pre-registration) and 5,6, and 7 (post-registration). An induction is provided that the appointee will be expected to attend. Previous experience of external examining would be welcomed, but is not essential.

The External Examiner will be invited to attend the programme assessment boards, review student work, and be asked to consider changes to assessment processes as part of course development.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

The Centre for Allied Health utilises Canvas for marking. OSPE’s and OSCE’s are recorded, and External Examiners on the pre-registration programme will be asked to review video’s of student assessments as part of the role.

To apply, please submit your Curriculum Vitae to c.baker@sgul.kingston.ac.uk, with the subject line as either pre-registration External Examiner or post-registration External Examiner.