Plymouth College of Art

Learning Technologist

Plymouth, Devon
£27,025 TO £27,831 PA (dependent on qualifications and experience)
18 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Job Function
IT / e-learning
Contract Type
Full Time

Plymouth College of Art is one of a small number of independent art schools remaining in the UK’s Higher Education sector, and is nationally and internationally recognised for its ethical commitment to creative learning [through pedagogical innovation] and social justice [through community impact and social mobility]. PCA continues to foster international partnerships, developing a vibrant culture of scholarship and research, and has recently been awarded Taught Degree Awarding Powers. In 2018, The College established 3 Academic Schools: Arts + Media; Design + Communication; Critical + Cultural Studies.

Forward thinking, PCA is a creative community working across the fields of contemporary arts, design and media, offering pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate study with a focus on inquiry-led practice and integrated learning. The College puts the student at the centre of their learning as curious and creative practitioners, and is committed to interdisciplinary dialogue and open resources, providing an exciting context for collaboration, network building, and professional opportunities.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious learning technologist to join our Learning, Teaching & Enhancement (LTE) Directorate and work in a central role to help deliver our strategic plan. The successful candidate will join our newly formed ‘Learning Lab’ and will work across our entire academic provision from pre-degree to postgraduate programmes. As a member of this highly able team, the successful candidate will support the development of our online infrastructure including the rollout of a new Learning Management System (LMS) and ePortfolio tool. The postholder will help shape our learning analytics strategy, integrate e-assessment into our curricula and develop materials to support our staff students’ success. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad range of knowledge and expertise across technological subjects, a commitment to integrating technology into curricula and champion staff and student development. The role will ensure the highest standards of learning, teaching and assessment in support of PCA’s strategic plan. 

The Learning, Teaching & Enhancement (LTE) Directorate is led by Dr Mark J.P. Kerrigan.

Plymouth College of Art does not accept CVs in place of application forms.

Closing Date:  Monday 5 August 2019 (9.00am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on 22 or 23 August 2019.

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.

Please apply via the link