Learning Technologist

Weston College
Competitive salary
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Learning Technologist

Job reference: WREQ1630

Date posted: 28/09/2018

Application closing date: 15/10/2018

Location: Weston-super-Mare

Salary: £20K - £23K p.a.

Package: Generous holiday allowance, a defined benefits scheme, and training opportunities available.

Job category/type: Support

Job description: Apply your expertise of learning technologies to an Ofsted 'Outstanding' college!

We are looking for two Learning Technologist who can help us realise our digital vision to empower learners and staff with their digital capabilities and confidence to succeed within a digital society.

As a Learning Technologist, you will be part of a cross-college team working collaboratively with curriculum areas to develop the use of technology in teaching, learning, and assessment.

Based within our vibrant LibraryPlus learning environments, you will be highly visible and have the confidence quickly form positive working relationships with curriculum staff and learners. You will also be creative and proactive in your approach to training and to develop support programmes for staff to ensure that our learning experience for all learners enables them to create, communicate, collaborate, and share using digital technologies.

As an experienced user of learning management systems (LMS / VLE), you will provide support and guidance to subject matter experts in delivering blended learning courses through our Canvas learning environment.

You will be progressing the technology in our learning strategy, in addition to developing the use of the Microsoft Office 365 environment for our full-time learners, utilising tools such as Class Notebook, Teams, SharePoint, and the range of accessibility tools.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Gold' by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

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Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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