External Examiners – Pre-Registration Paramedic programmes

Opening Date:
23 Sep 2021
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

The Centre for 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 3 year pre-registration paramedic science programme . The appointment will ideally be with effect from November 2021 when the induction and training programme will run. 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 and will have been working within a Higher Education Institution, whether full or part time for at least 2 years.

The tenure of the appointment is for 4 years. The successful applicant will have relevant experience of working in the paramedic arena, teaching on a paramedic 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. An induction is provided that the appointee will be invited 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, with a revalidation taking place during the current academic year.

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 provided with access in order to review recordings of student assessments as part of the role.

If you have any questions, or wish to apply, please contact Chris Baker, Professional Lead, at c.baker@sgul.kingston.ac.uk, with the subject line of External Examiner.