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DATE ADDED: Sat 29/06/2019

Learning Technologist (Moodle, Turnitin) BLUL84408

Swindon, UK
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COMPANY: BLUE OCTOPUS RECRUITMENT LTD

JOB TYPE: Contract, FullTime, PartTime

SALARY: £32,656 to £36,399 per annum (additional performance related pay up to £45,499 per annum)

Contract type: Fixed term for one year

The Flexible Learning Support Centre (FLSC) coordinates the content and account management processes required to ensure effective use of the learning applications at CDS. Drawing on industry and sector best practice and working with the broader Learning Services team, the FLSC designs, promotes and delivers a range of training and coaching interventions to support both CDS teaching staff and students in all aspects of blended and distance learning. The FLSC also provides second-line e-Helpdesk support to users of the School’s learning applications (Moddle, Mahara and Turnitin), as well as initiating projects designed to enhance the School’s teaching, learning and research functions.

We are seeking a motivated team-worker with a passion for facilitating the development of engaging online learning materials. The applicant will have a detailed knowledge of Moodle, Turnitin plagiarism prevention software and e-helpdesk functions and will work closely with academic and service department colleagues to enhance the School’s taught course portfolio. Experience of e-portfolio systems and particuarly Mahara would also be desirable. A good understanding of pedagogy, attention to detail, excellent problem-solving and inter-personal skills, a methodical, logical and flexible approach and a commitment to the delivery of outstanding customer service are essential for this position.

The applicant must have knowledge and experience of supporting colleagues in the use of learning technologies and ideally have some experience of working within an academic institution. They must also have developed and maintained training manuals and/or other training materials and have experience of training colleagues or students, ideally in the design and enhancement of online learning materials.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

Closing date for applications: 16 July 2019

Interviews to be held 25 July 2019

This post will be based at Shrivenham for the foreseeable future however it is possible it could become a split site role and at some point in the future it may relocate to Cranfield in Bedfordshire.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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