Senior Learning Technologist

University of the West of England, Bristol - Faculty of Environment & Technology

Job overview:

The Faculty of Environment and Technology is seeking a Senior Learning Technologist to join our expanding Learning Innovation Unit. This is a key new role for the Unit, offering an exciting opportunity for someone with proven, extensive experience in the field of technology-enhanced learning. You will lead, manage and promote the application of technology in the Faculty's teaching, learning and assessment activities to deliver an outstanding student experience in line with the UWE Bristol 2020 Strategy.

The successful individual will have excellent communication and organisational skills, significant experience of a wide range of learning technologies and their pedagogic affordances, and will be an enthusiastic advocate of the effective use of technology to enhance our students' teaching and learning experiences.

The candidate will have a track record of continuing professional development in the field and will ideally hold a teaching qualification.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact Caroline Graham, E-Learning Development Manager Team Leader via e-mail at Caroline.Graham@uwe.ac.uk or telephone 0117 32 82127.

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