Kirklees College

Digital Technology Coach

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£24,838 - £26,356 pa
18 May 2023
05 Jun 2023
Job Function
IT / e-learning
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours/weeks: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors. Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others. We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Digital Technology Coach, you’ll be predominantly based our Waterfront site (however this is a multi-site role) and have a remit of of developing and delivering high quality, inspirational, coaching and training for teaching staff; focusing on the use of learning technologies for teaching, learning and assessment in line with the college’s Digital Vision and Action Plan. You will also lead on and support digital innovation projects, developing staff awareness of emerging technologies in different industries and keeping the college ahead of the curve.

Your key responsibilities will be to support staff to improve and enhance the use of digital technologies for teaching, learning and assessment (TLA), collaborate with curriculum teams to support the design and implementation of digital learning content, facilitate the Innovation Hub space offering opportunities for staff and students to develop their digital curiosity and work across both curriculum and service areas to drive the digital agenda.

Ideally, you’ll have a Level 4 qualification in a related discipline (or be able to prove equivalent ability) and demonstrable experience in designing and implementing training on digital technologies. It’s important that you’re able to evidence knowledge of a wide range of digital technologies, particularly those used in educational settings and how you have used technology in creative and innovative ways. The successful applicant will be able to work collaboratively with others, manage their own time and workload and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel. We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another. 

(We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications - please note advert will close at Midday on above date) 

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