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Staff Tutor, School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport

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

Location: Work from home
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 pro-rota. AC3
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd August 2022
Closes: 30th August 2022
Job Ref: 20093
 

Unit:  Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary:  AC3 42,149 - £50,296 (pro-rota)

Location: Home worker

Please quote reference: 20093

Terms: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 30 August, 2022 - 12:00 noon 

1 full-Time - 3 year fixed term contract

1 full-Time - 2 year fixed term contract

2 x 0.6 FTE - 2 year fixed term contract  

These roles are based at home with occasional travel to OU offices.

Job share and flexible working patterns will be considered.  

Change your career, change lives 

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. 

The role 

Staff Tutors are members of the academic staff in the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS). They play a vital role in the provision of the Open University’s (OU) supported open learning model of education through the management of Associate Lecturers and operational management of tuition. Staff tutors contribute to the presentation of modules and qualifications and engage in scholarship and research congruent with the School and Faculty strategic priorities. They represent the Open University on national and local strategic groups. 

The postholder will be encouraged to contribute actively to the School’s programme of scholarship and research, and to the academic development and organisation of the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport, the Faculty and The Open University.

Skills and experience

  • Higher degree and professional experience in a field relevant to programme areas covered by the post.
  • Knowledge of at least one other programme pathway area covered by the School in addition to your area of professional expertise.
  • A commitment to equality, celebrating diversity and challenging under-representation and differences in student access and success.
  • An understanding of the needs of adult, distance and independent learners, and an imaginative approach to tutoring modules for a wide range of adult students of different backgrounds.
  • Knowledge and experience of online learning environments; a keen interest in innovative forms of teaching and learning and providing student support in an online environment.
  • Professional and/or academic experience of the management and development of staff.

For further information about the role including a full person specification, please see the attached job description.

What you get in return  

We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs. 

We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days. 

How to apply  

Follow the link below:

Staff Tutor, School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport | Employment (open.ac.uk)

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