Learning Technologist

Location
Shrivenham, Swindon
Salary
£32,656 to £36,399 per annum (additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum)
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
BLUL86415
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Contract type: Fixed term for one year

We are now seeking a motivated team-worker with a passion for facilitating the development of engaging online learning materials. With detailed knowledge of Moodle, Turnitin plagiarism prevention software and e-helpdesk functions, you will work closely with academic and service department colleagues to enhance the School’s taught course portfolio.

The Flexible Learning Support Centre (FLSC) coordinates the content and account management processes required to ensure effective use of the learning applications at CDS. Drawing on industry and sector best practice and working with the broader Learning Services team, the FLSC designs, promotes and delivers a range of training and coaching interventions to support both CDS teaching staff and students in all aspects of blended and distance learning.

The FLSC also provides second-line e-Helpdesk support to users of the School’s learning applications (Moddle, Mahara and Turnitin), as well as initiating projects designed to enhance the School’s teaching, learning and research functions.

With knowledge and experience of supporting colleagues in the use of learning technologies and ideally some experience of working within an academic institution, you will have developed and maintained training manuals and/or other training materials and have experience of training colleagues or students, ideally in the design and enhancement of online learning materials. Experience of e-portfolio systems and particuarly Mahara would also be desirable.

Finally, you will have good understanding of pedagogy, attention to detail, excellent problem-solving and inter-personal skills, a methodical, logical and flexible approach and a commitment to the delivery of outstanding customer service are essential for this position.

Closing date for applications: 21st August 2019

Interviews to be held 28th August 2019

This post will be based at Shrivenham for the foreseeable future however it is possible it could become a split site role and at some point in the future it may relocate to Cranfield in Bedfordshire.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

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