Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC) Academic Developer

Goldsmiths University of London
February 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:£40,987 - £45,668
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC) Academic Developer

The Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC) is a Professional Service Department within Goldsmiths, University of London. TaLIC's main aim is to help Goldsmiths deliver excellence in all areas of learning and teaching. We do that by working in partnership with departments to provide:

  • support, consultation, guidance, and advice in all aspects of university pedagogy;
  • research, evaluation and development, technical support, advice and skill training on e-learning, particularly with respect to Goldsmiths' Virtual Learning Environment, learn.gold;
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities including certified programmes in university pedagogy such as with the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (hereafter referred to as PG Cert) and the Experiential Route to Higher Education Academy Fellowship;
  • advice, support and technical assistance in the development and delivery of Distance Learning courses and programmes.
  • TaLIC is managed by the Pro-Warden for teaching and learning enhancement. There is an Academic Director of TaLIC, two Learning Technologists, a Lecturer in Teaching in Higher Education who is the programme leader for the PG Cert, a team of E-learning advisors, an Educational Developer, and administrative support.

    The purpose of the role is to work with academics, professional staff and members of the TaLIC team to support the improvement of learning and teaching at Goldsmiths, with a particular focus on two areas:

    1. Leading the AdvanceHE experiential route. This is a programme in which staff member may be accredited for AdvanceHE fellowships based on their prior experience. The role involves liaising with AdvanceHE, supporting applicants and arranging for mentoring and an assessment panel.

    2. Working with academics, professional staff and the TaLIC VLE team to improve the accessibility of Goldsmiths learning and teaching for students with disabilities


    Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre

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    £40,987 - £45,668

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  • Lead the AdvanceHE experiential route programme
  • Work with other members of TaLIC to update and re-accredit the programme
  • Support applicants to the programme through the process
  • Arrange mentoring and assessment for the programme
  • Advise member of academic staff on pedagogy in general and accessibility in particular
  • Support the development of an accessibility strategy for Goldsmiths
  • Work with our learning technologists to ensure that our VLE and other learning technologies are accessible
  • Keep up to date in the latest developments in pedagogy in general and accessibility in particular.
  • You will be required to undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required
  • Ensure that you are aware of and aligned with Goldsmiths' Regulations, Strategy, and Objectives to work together to proactively advance Equality and Diversity
  • At all times to help maintain a safe working environment by participating in training as necessary and following the Goldsmiths' Health and Safety Codes of Practice and Policy
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