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External Examiner (EE) - Higher Nationals - Health

Reference
EE(HN)HealthP
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
19/08/2018
External Examiner (EE) - Higher Nationals - Healthcare Practice in England Reference: EE(HN)HealthP Closing date: 17 August 2018 at midnight We are currently recruiting for EEs for HN Healthcare Practice Purpose of the rol...

Job Description

External Examiner (EE) - Higher Nationals - Healthcare Practice in England

Reference: EE(HN)HealthP

Closing date: 17 August 2018 at midnight

We are currently recruiting for EEs for HN Healthcare Practice

Purpose of the role:

  • Undertake sampling of assessment and internal verification decisions for units from a range of programmes within the HND/C healthcare practice sector in order to affirm that national standards have been achieved and upheld
  • Support centres during the sampling process
  • Support centres in the delivery of BTEC programmes to national standards.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Covering HN programmes in Healthcare Practice undertake sampling of student work within defined parameters and rules to establish whether assessment outcomes and internal verification processes meet national standards
  • Provide sampling-related support and development to centres
  • Produce reports for centres and Pearson on the: sampling undertaken; outcomes reached and support provided
  • Apply appropriate sanctions where it is deemed that flawed assessment or internal verification decisions or processes mean that national standards are not met
  • Produce targeted actions for centres to assist with remedial action where national standards are not being upheld
  • Support centres to understand and implement identified actions
  • Source materials for training and standardisation
  • Report back to Pearson and centres following EE activity within agreed service-level agreements
  • Provide source materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers as requested
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the work of BTEC Assessment in relation to this role.

Experience/qualifications needed:

  • Relevant health qualifications at level 5 or above
  • Previous or current registration with the NMC or UKCC is required to verify the Nursing and Healthcare assistant pathway

About Pearson:

Welcome to Pearson, the world's leading learning company. We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning. We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in names like Edexcel, BTEC and LCCI.