Learning Technologist

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.

The Leicestershire College is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and innovative Learning Technologist to join its Digital Learning team. The successful candidate will be pro-active and have experience in working within the education or training sector to support distance and blended learning projects and the use of digital technologies and pedagogies.

The College is implementing its new Digital Learning Strategy to ensure technology-enhanced learning is an integral part of the curriculum. The Digital Learning team have recently launched the Digital Learning Pathways programme to support the development of staff digital skills and is currently building a Staff Helpdesk to complement its Student Helpdesk. It has also invested heavily in emerging technologies to support Education 4.0 and help staff prepare their students for Industry 4.0.

Working in the Digital Learning team, you will be involved in the preparation and delivery of training and events to support the enhancement of teaching, and the design and development of innovative solutions to enhance the learning experience of our students.

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree, professional qualifications in IT/Technology, Maths and English qualifications and ideally a teaching qualification (or willingness to work towards one). Experience of content development packages along with multimedia and design technologies is essential to the role, as is experience of supporting staff with the effective use of online platforms e.g., VLEs (Virtual Learning Environments) and Microsoft Teams.

We are proud to be working towards being an Investors in Diversity organisation. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • One campus facility
  • Subsided nursery fees
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year
  • Additional annual leave available
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Well-being hours
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email recruitment@loucoll.ac.uk


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.