Learning Developer, Faculty of Medicine, Health & Social Care
Canterbury Christ Church University
3d ago

The Role

The Learning Developers work closely with academic and professional services staff to support sustainable learning development practices for both students and lecturers with an emphasis on embedding and enhancing Academic Literacies to ensure students and staff are supported across the campus network.

This role supports both staff and students, working closely with academic staff and delivering workshops, 1 : 1 and group tutorials to students as appropriate.

Working to embed and integrate Academic Literacies into the curriculum, the Learning Developers act as consultants to course teams to ensure that students are equipped with the skills and capabilities to succeed.

Learning Developers are responsible for developing learning at all levels of study, creating content that can be accessed by students on and off-site.

The advertised post will provide a sustainable model of learning enhancement to the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Social Care.

The post-holder will work in partnership to remove barriers to learning, contributing to CCCU’s priority to close the attainment gap between students of different ethnicities, with a particular focus on enhancing the attainment of BAME students within the Faculty.

The Person

You will be an experienced at facilitating learning within a Higher Education academic context. A teaching qualification and / or HEA Fellowship would be advantageous but is not essential as can be gained in post.

You will be a proactive and creative individual who has experience of supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students and academic staff.

You will have an awareness of the current issues impacting Higher Education and the role of a Learning Development within this context.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, who are currently under-represented within Canterbury Christ Church University within this area

How to apply

Start date for applications : 22nd May 2020

Closing date for applications : 28th June 2020

Date of Selection Event : 24th July 2020 TBC

If you require further information regarding the post please contact Jodie Calleja, Student Learning Development Manager at Jodie.

calleja canterbury.ac.uk (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number REQ01300

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at hr.recruitment canterbury.

ac.uk quoting reference number REQ01300 . Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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