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Tutor in Digital Media

University Academy 92 (UA92)

LOCATION: Manchester but may be required to travel

INTERVIEW DATE: Week commencing 14th or 21st June 2021 (subject to change)

It is our intention to conduct our Assessment Centre and Interviews at the UA92 Campus, but given the COVID-19 pandemic, they may be conducted remotely.   If that is the case, applicants should have access to a camera and microphone enabled device. UA92 will conduct all interviews and assessment centre activities through Microsoft Teams. We will share further details and guidance with shortlisted candidates).

Transform Higher Education: Join the UA92 Team

At UA92 we see things differently. We believe in the power of you.

Newly opened to students in 2019, we have built a “best in class” team of expert educators and experienced professionals, with the ability to drive this new venture forwards at pace, establishing it quickly as a sector leader.

At UA92, you will have the opportunity to make an impact in an organisation where innovation is constant, challenging convention is embraced and the vision is big!

If you’re a highly skilled, forward-thinking team player with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for social mobility through life-transforming, career-making higher education, then we’re keen to hear from you!

THE ROLE 

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Tutor in Digital Media to provide academic and professional insight in order to contribute to educational delivery, including course design (as required) across our pioneering Media, Communications and Journalism programmes at UA92. You will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and an innovative approach to delivering the curriculum. Ideally you will have experience of teaching in higher education and hold a Master’s level qualification, alongside strong experience using digital media. 

Acting as a role model practitioner and a specialist in Digital Media and Marketing you will help lead the development and delivery of the curriculum, assessment of learning and ensure academic administration responsibilities are discharged, for example quality assurance and enhancement.  You will ensure students have a sector leading learning experience with a strong trajectory into employment and early career advancement.

You will join a growing, agile and forward-looking academic team and will work collegiately across the institution, and with employer partners to embed the principles, philosophy and values of UA92. You will work with senior academics to ensure ambitious performance and growth targets are met in your areas of responsibility.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring development of high-quality learning resources and delivery of engaging learning activities.
  • Ensuring design and application of robust assessment vehicles and provision of regular and constructive student feedback.
  • Ensuring individual learners are well supported in their personal development journeys.
  • Engaging with industry partners to ensure the curriculum and its delivery has currency from a professional practice and prospective employer perspective.
  • Actively participating in aspiration raising, student recruitment and partnership developments, ensuring strong student recruitment, satisfaction, continuation, attainment and progression.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

We are looking for bright and well-qualified individuals with proven sector experience and with a track record of success and personal credibility in the Digital Media industries.  We are particularly looking for candidates with subject expertise in a range of the following areas: 

  • Digital media production
  • Digital marketing
  • Media and public relations
  • Media and communication professional practices

You will be a highly effective educator with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.  You will be competent and confident using Microsoft Office tools for communication, time management and delivery of high quality and interactive learning. You will also have a passion for providing accessible, high-quality, university level education, be an innovator in your own practice, be a strong team player and collaborator and be committed to UA92’s values and behaviours.

This represents an exciting opportunity to join and shape the future of Media and Communications at UA92 and play a key role in driving forward our plans for development.

Normal working hours are 37.5 per week. However, due to the nature of the post you will be expected to work flexibly. Consideration will be given to applications for part time or flexible working, subject to business needs.  

Informal enquiries can be made to Lawrence Brannon (Senior Tutor and Course Leader, Media, Communications and Journalism) via lawrence.brannon@ua92.ac.uk.

For further information about role please see the role profile and person profile.

For further information about UA92 and all current and future job vacancies, please visit www.ua92.ac.uk.

UA92 values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 to £41,000
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th April 2021
Closes: 23rd May 2021
Job Ref: UA92-71
   
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