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Learning Technologist

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Reference

SM/LEARNINGTECH_1633690435

Salary

Negotiable

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Description

Are you an experienced Learning Technologist, with experience of supporting teaching staff?

Baltic Recruitment are currently recruiting for Learning Technologists, working for a highly reputable Education Provider in South Shields. This is a fixed term contract for 6 months. Responsible for supporting teaching staff in achieving the objectives of the Digital Strategy. Our client is looking for people who are enthusiastic about technology and are interested in becoming Learning Technologists.

The successful candidate will support the Digital Influencers in creating blogs, vlogs, podcasts, online quizzes, interactive materials (using iSpring Suite), researching & demonstrating new technologies, and sharing good practice with colleagues.

Learning Technologist Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Translate technological terminology and concepts into non-technical language for staff and students
  • Provide training for staff, both individually and in groups, to use software and hardware in a classroom to support learning
  • Develop, design, and implement teaching support materials for users that positivity impact on effectiveness of learning
  • Create online leaning content (audio, video, simulations, etc.)
  • Research emerging technology trends
  • Manage projects to implement new learning technologies
  • Update and maintain existing learning content
  • Research and support project bid proposals for external grants
  • Work in accordance with IT security policies and procedures
  • Participate in the production and maintenance of systems documentation
  • Assist in the specification and procurement of hardware and software and maintenance support agreements ensuring adherence to financial regulations and deliver best value for money
  • Managing learning technology loan equipment, ensuring accurate records are maintained in the IT asset database
  • Undertake any other duties, commensurate with the grade, which may be required within the needs of the service and as required by the Head of IT
  • Given the dynamic nature of the role, it must be accepted that, as the work develops and changes, there will be a need for adjustments to the role and responsibilities of the post
  • All staff are required to participate fully in the Learning & Development programmes and have a responsibility to identify their own professional development needs in conjunction with their line manager

Learning Technologist Applicants:

  • Real world application of common desktop software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, plan and prioritise tasks
  • Able to work as part of team
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Level 2 qualification in IT or a relevant industry qualification
  • Experience of using common desktop software to create learning materials
  • Experience of working within the education sector
  • Experience of providing support and guidance in using Microsoft Office 365 applications
  • Flexibility to work evenings / weekends may be required to implement occasional major system changes and cover Helpdesk rota
  • Able to travel between sites
  • Strong commitment to Equality and Diversity
  • Awareness of Safeguarding/suitability to work with children

Desirable

  • Learning materials/content creation skills
  • Web content creation
  • Photography/videography creation/recording
  • Level 3 qualification in IT or a relevant industry qualification
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in planning and delivery of training to colleagues
  • Experience of using learning content development software
  • Experience of using a range of digital technologies to enhance teaching, learning and assessment
  • Experience of administrating digital education and learning technologies.

This is a fixed term contract for 6 months.

Candidates may also be interested in Education, Training, Apprenticeships, Learning Technologists, Learning Technology, Learning Technologist, Learning Materials, Content Creation, Blogs, vlogs, Podcasts, Online Quizzes, Interactive Materials, iSpring Suite.

Job Reference: SM/LEARNINGTECH_1633690435

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 6 Months

Baltic Recruitment Sector: Education_training

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