Teaching Innovation Support Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7079567 (Ref.No. SESSO1194)
Posted: June 9, 2021

Job Description

Do you want to join a University which is embarking on an ambitious journey of digital transformation? Do you have an excellent knowledge and understanding of learning technologies combined with a passion for innovation? Are you committed to delivering an exceptional student experience? 

The University is an exciting, and creative environment in which to build a career. Our staff have a broad array of skills and experience but work together in collaborative and inclusive ways in partnership with our students and academic colleagues who teach them. You can find out about the University’s Leadership Excellence Behaviours Framework here. We value diversity and welcome everyone to our global community. We are professional, helpful, approachable and inclusive - values that we are all committed to. 

The cross faculty (Environment (FoE) and Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)) Teaching Innovation Support Service is a team of learning technologists providing high quality support for academic teaching staff across both faculties. 

You will work with the FoE Digital Education Academic Lead and the Pro Dean for Student Education to develop and implement the Faculty’s Enhancement strategy. This will involve the provision of practical support and guidance to enable Faculty members to utilise fully the functionality of the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and to take advantage of other learning technologies to enhance learning and teaching within the Faculty.

You will have experience of supporting teaching staff in their use of a wide range of learning technologies and will be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge and understanding of educational technology, and the pedagogies and education theories underpinning digital education.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Mr Terry Owens, Faculty Education Service Manager, Faculty of Environment and Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Email: T.A.Owens@leeds.ac.uk 

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom.  It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Operations
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 08 June 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  SESSO1194

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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