Senior Learning Assistant

University of Oxford
May 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759 –£33,966
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Senior Learning Assistant

Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Learning Assistant to work as part of the Public Engagement Team. You will support the team in the development and delivery of the onsite and online public engagement programme for families, schools, adults and volunteers.

You will research and develop new resources, learning materials and activities. You will gather feedback and act on this information. You will support the Public Engagement Officer and Education Officer in coordinating, organising and supervising volunteers.

This is a fixed term, part-time contract, working 29.2 hours per week until 28th February 2025.

Due to regulated activity involving children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About You

You will have demonstrable experience working both independently and as part of a team.

You will have experience of researching, preparing and delivering high-quality learning activities in a library or museum setting, demonstrating an understanding of learning from objects.

You will communicate effectively and build working relationships with a diverse range of people and audiences following principles of inclusion and equality.

Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current policies and trends in UK primary and secondary education and how learning can be supported through access to cultural organisations, is desirable.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days of annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
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    Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example, shared parental leave.

    How to apply

    You will be required to upload your CV and a Supporting Evidence Form (please use the attached supporting evidence form template) as part of your online application. The supporting evidence form lists each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description - please explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.

    We aim to provide a supportive working environment and are happy to discuss training and professional development opportunities. The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Neil Stevenson ([email protected]), who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role. General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team ([email protected]).

    Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT) on Monday 20th May 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place Friday 31st May 2024.

    Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 172680 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 20-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £28,759 –£33,966 per annum, pro rata

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