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Staff Tutor HSWC

The Open University - Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Location: Home Based
Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 25th September 2019
Job Ref: 16503

Staff Tutor HSWC

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

£41,526 to £49,553

Location: Home based contracts within South West and Midlands regions

Reference: 16503

Permanent - Part-Time and Full-Time roles available

Staff Tutor (s)

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. 

Staff Tutors are key academic roles in providing high quality services to students, Associate Lecturers and employers. They play a vital role in the provision of The Open University’s supported open learning model of education; contribute to the production and presentation of modules and qualifications and engage in research and scholarship congruent with school and faculty strategic priorities. Staff Tutors also represent the Open University on national and local strategic groups, provide academic leadership and line manage Associate Lecturers, including Module and Practice Tutors.

You will need a good first degree (upper second or higher) or a Post-Graduate qualification in a subject area of relevance to nursing, health and/or social care/work. You must have an appropriate professional qualification and current registration with the relevant regulatory body. You will have a sound understanding of the needs of adult learners; the ability to promote the School's modules, programmes and awards to individuals, employers and corporate customers; the skills required to develop and maintain local partnerships; good interpersonal, communication, team working and organisational skills and an understanding of current issues in education as it relates to the relevant professional programme or qualification.

When applying for this role please indicate if you are applying for the role on a full time basis or if you are applying for a part time role. The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Related Information available on The Open university website. 

South West post - (geographical area covering Hampshire, Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire). 

Midlands post – (geographical area covering Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire)

The posts are all permanent ranging from part-time to full time, to be discussed at interview. These are Homeworker post, to be based in the South West or Midlands locality.

Ideally, we would like candidates to lead on one of our professional programmes (nursing, social work, non-medical prescribing and support our generic health and social care).

Attendance at meetings in Milton Keynes and wider travel across the whole of the South West or Midlands locality (as per appointment) is an essential part of the role.

Closing Date: 12noon 25th September 2019 - 12:00

Interview Date: Week Commencing 14th or 21st October 2019

How to apply

To apply, please complete a short application form and include your CV together with a covering letter, no more than 2000 words, detailing how you meet the person specification. In this cover letter please provide examples and evidence of how you match the person specification listed in the job description. Please submit this to  quoting the reference number.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions. 

An application form and job related information are available from the links located below. Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

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