Instructional Designer (CC11851)

University of Bath
July 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605
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Job title Instructional Designer

Department The Centre for Learning and Teaching

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024

Grade Grade 6

Contract Type Full Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Wednesday 26 June 2024

Closing date Wednesday 10 July 2024

Interview date Thursday 25 July 2024

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Are you an instructional designer, skilled in helping academic staff to design and develop learning materials and resources to support effective face-to- face, online and blended delivery of teaching?

We currently have an opportunity to join our friendly Technology Enhanced Learning Team (TEL) in The Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT).

You will join a team of three other Instructional Designers who work closely with our Learning Technologists to support academic colleagues to embed blended teaching and learning into the curriculum in a sustainable and ongoing way. You will work closely with a nominated Faculty or School but also across the University to support a wide range of academic and professional services colleagues.

Our ideal applicant will possess

  • Excellent digital skills, ideally including a knowledge of university systems and processes
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and ability to communicate confidently with different types of stakeholders
  • Experience in supporting staff in learning and teaching at University level
  • Knowledge of appropriate inclusive learning design approaches and digital pedagogies to support learning, teaching and assessment
  • An interest in upskilling and rising to the challenges that new tools and technologies, including generative AI, introduce.
  • Our team will provide you with any training necessary to fully understand the institutional technologies available at the University of Bath which are used to support learning, teaching and assessment. We will also provide support and guidance as you work closely with academic staff to provide pedagogic and practical advice on the Bath approach to blended teaching.

    About us

    The Centre for Learning and Teaching is a widely respected and high-performing professional service. The team works with all subject departments, as well as other support services, to deliver world-class advice in learning and teaching. The Technology Enhanced Learning team, which forms part of the Centre, is engaged in key institutional activities and has a reputation for providing high-quality, informed and practical approaches to enhancing practice. The Centre's three teams (Technology Enhanced Learning, Curriculum and Academic Development and Student Engagement) work closely together on a wide range of activities and events.

    Further information

    This is a full-time role (36.5 hours per week - 1.0 FTE) available from September 2024 available initially on a fixed-term basis for one year. Both regular and flexible working patterns can be considered as well as secondments. The Centre is embracing hybrid working and the expectation is that you will work a minimum of two days on campus with the option of working the rest of your time from home.

    For informal enquiries please contact Marie Salter, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning ([email protected]) or Rachel Applegate, Learning Technologist ([email protected]).

    What we can offer you
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be a university where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on the university. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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