CETI Academic Support Intern
Salary £27,951 - £29,803 per annum (Incl. LWA)
Department/School Centre for Education and Teaching Innovation (CETI)
Location Central London and Harrow
This is a fixed term, full time position within the Centre for Education and Teaching Innovation (CETI). The position could be considered on a job share basis.
CETI has a university-wide role in championing learning and teaching and promoting excellence in the context of the needs of our particular students. The Centre has responsibility for a range of functions, including the coordination and delivery of courses in English for Academic purposes; coordination and core delivery of Foundation courses; promoting partnership and co-creation with students; supporting scholarship in learning and teaching; building learning communities to foster pedagogic and educational research; supporting course teams in curriculum development; and developing the professionalism, excellence and innovation of our staff in learning and teaching.
The core responsibility for this role will be to support colleagues in CETI to develop new teaching and learning resources for students, and to create promotional devices that encourage both colleagues and peers to engage with CETI products and services. In particular, the posts will support our work on authentic learning, where students from different courses and levels work together on inter-disciplinary projects.
The internships are developmental in nature so full training will be given to the postholder(s), and the positions will act as an effective introduction to working life in a university setting. CETI offers a wide range of professional development services, initiatives, and interventions and the postholder(s) will be encouraged to avail themselves of these opportunities.
CETI is a values-driven department with a commitment to trust, flexible working, and scholarship. This is an exciting time for CETI and for the University as we seek to embed personalised, authentic, and transformational learning across the institution's portfolio.
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At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion, and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.
We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse, and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.
The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative, and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.
Closing date: midnight 21 February 2024.
Interviews are likely to be held on 28 February 2024.
Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]
For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Dr Andy Pitchford, Head of CETI, by email [email protected]JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION
CETI Academic Support Inter
University of Westminster
February 06, 2024
February 21, 2024
About the employer
The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.
Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:
Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.
Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.
Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.
Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).
The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.