University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Technology Learning Assistant

Post Title: Technology Learning Assistant

SBU/Department: Hertfordshire Business School

FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH6 £31,396pa to £37,099pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: de Havilland Campus

Hertfordshire Business School's Centre for Academic Skills Enhancement is seeking proactive individuals, with the ability to create good working relationships and who are motivated, flexible and adaptable to workload and team requirements.

Main duties and responsibilities

Technology Learning Assistants will support the provision of teaching, student support and administration at undergraduate and postgraduate level within the school. They will provide technology support to academic staff in the delivery of learning and teaching. They will support academics in the use of the Canvas virtual learning environment and other supported technology, as required. This may include technology aspects of assessment, group work, module feedback, which may occur in the classroom and online.

Skill and experience required:

You will have experience of digital and interactive educational resources and have experience of supporting learning and teaching or training and have the ability to maintain and develop knowledge and skills as required for the position. It will be advantageous if you have experience working with education providers and academics in supporting blended learning (or similar) materials. Good IT/digital skills including the use of MS Office and other technological L&T tools as well as the ability to work in a team and independently whilst communicating accurately and clearly are essential for this role.

Qualifications required:

You will be educated with a minimum of a degree (or equivalent qualification), or higher qualification or proven professional work experience at an appropriate level.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Que Mirza (HBS Learning & Teaching Technologist) by email: [email protected]

Closing Date : 15 April 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 056235

Date advert placed: 25 March 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

Job details

Title

Technology Learning Assistant

Employer

University of Hertfordshire

Location

United Kingdom

Published

March 26, 2024

Application deadline

April 15, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Business and Economics,Education

About the employer

Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a regional college by the Ministry of Education. The British Government granted this college the university status in the year 1992. The university has multiple research centres in various fields including health and human sciences, arts and humanities and science and technology.

The University of Hertfordshire has two campuses, namely De Havilland and College Lane, which are spread across sprawling premises. The campuses offer on-campus accommodation to the students and are equipped with many first-class facilities such as a gym, central hub and social spaces. They also have sports facilities, including a pool and a climbing wall. De Haville Campus opened in the year 2005 and is provided with a computer centre, library and resource centre. Both the campuses are accessible by bus and trains. The university offers bus services to the students called Uno. Uno provides safe rides to the students and staff members at a discounted rate. The university has many educational spots, including a creative art gallery, biology lab, aerospace lab, simulation wards, observatory and a law building.

This university offers placement opportunities in many areas such as business, creative arts, physics, maths and law. According to the Complete University Guide 2015, it has the lowest rate of 'student relevant' crimes. The Trident Media Radio is the campus radio operated by the students. This university has a plethora of partners. Some of them are McGill University Canada, University of Okhalama and James Cook University. The university has developed many notable alumni that are doing successfully in their fields. Tony Banham is the Founder of Hong Kong War Diary Project. Helen Lederer is a famous actress and comedian. Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Darell Leikin graduated from the University of Hertfordshire. Chris Gubbey is Auto Executive for General Motors. Upen Patel is an acclaimed film actor and a model. BBC presenter, Kate Bellingham is a renowned alumnus of this university. In addition, it has also produced many eminent sports personalities such as Ajaz Akhtar, who is a British cricketer and Noah Cato, who is a rugby union player.

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