Curriculum and Educational Developer

University of Kent - Academic Division

The Curriculum Developer’s remit is to implement educational development projects and support academic schools, academics and other staff with developments in areas such as assessment and feedback, internationalisation of the curriculum, employability skills, and active learning approaches; and to facilitate their deployment to advantage the University of Kent. Working within the Curriculum Development Team, which includes the Learning Technologists, s/he will work to provide integrated delivery of innovative learning and teaching projects. The postholder will be principally based at the Canterbury Campus but will also be required to work at the Medway campus as the need arises.

As Curriculum and Educational Developer you will:
  • Organise and support the Learning and Teaching Network.
  • Work with academic schools to target areas for development, e.g in response to the NSS (Assessment & Feedback), student engagement or other areas identified.
  • Work with academic schools on educational projects such as active learning, student success or particular disciplinary approaches.
  • Dissemination of best practice and case studies.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Honours degree.
  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent.
  • Experience of teaching or the support of teaching and learning at HE level, or in work with highly educated professionals.
  • Significant experience in HE or supporting curriculum and educational development.
  • Understanding of the principles of assessment and feedback, research informed teaching and academic skills development.
  • Excellent IT skills.

Unit for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching

The Unit for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching aims to promote a high quality educational experience by providing professional development for academic staff, educational development through curriculum innovation, quality assurance and management, academic advice and guidance for students.

UELT comprises a successful set of teams:

The Curriculum Development Team
The Academic Practice Team
Quality Assurance Office
Student Learning Advisory Service
The Administrative Team

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 28 Aug 2017

Interviews are to be held: 15 Sept 2017

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: REG1138

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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