Assistant Learning Technologist

University of Leeds
June 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742 - £29,605
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Assistant Learning Technologist

Salary: Grade 5 (£25,742 - £29,605 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Join our mission to redefine digital education at the University of Leeds! We are on the lookout for a digitally capable Assistant Learning Technologist, driven to enhance teaching and learning through innovative technologies. If you're passionate about digital pedagogy and eager to contribute to a team that's shaping the future of education, your journey starts here.

The Digital Education Service (DES) at the University of Leeds is at the forefront of transforming teaching and learning through innovative digital solutions. Our pioneering service is committed to enhancing the educational experience for students and faculty alike by integrating cutting-edge technologies and pedagogical strategies. With a strong emphasis on accessibility and inclusivity, the Digital Education Service develops and delivers a wide range of online courses and digital resources that extend learning opportunities beyond traditional classroom boundaries. Our work supports the University's strategic objectives to provide flexible, high- quality education and to expand its global reach and impact. Through collaboration with academic departments and external partners, the service leverages the latest in digital education research to ensure that Leeds remains a leader in delivering exceptional, research-informed teaching in a digital age.

The Digital Education Enhancement (DEE) team in DES is the cornerstone of our mission to revolutionise the student learning experience through innovative technology. Comprised of expert Learning Technologists stationed across various faculties, the DEE team acts as both practitioners and advisors, pioneering the integration of cutting-edge technology with modern educational practices. Our approach is deeply rooted in robust learning theories, supported by a wealth of empirical evidence that guides the effective use of learning technologies. We strive to harmonise the latest in technology with evolving learning theories and the practical aspects of educational practice, fostering a collaborative environment with academic staff. This partnership aims to create a seamless, engaging, and enriching learning journey for students, making education more interactive, accessible, and impactful. As we navigate the future of digital education, our team is dedicated to implementing digital solutions that not only meet current educational demands but also anticipate and shape the evolving landscape of learning.

As an Assistant Learning Technologist, you'll play a crucial role within our Faculty-based Digital Education Enhancement teams, supporting the integration of digital resources, pedagogies, and technologies to enrich the student learning experience. Your role will involve providing front-line support to academic staff, assisting in the development of interactive learning objects and multimedia content. You'll collaborate on projects that embody innovation and excellence in digital education, gaining invaluable experience and expertise in the field. This is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on digital learning initiatives, working alongside dedicated professionals in a world-leading university.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Kate Nicolson, Faculty Digital Education Manager

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: Digital Education Service Category: Administrative and Clerical Support Grade: Grade 5 Salary: £25,742 to £29,605 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Monday 03 June 2024 Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024 Reference: CSDLS1286

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