Learning Technologist (MOR03898)

The Moray Council

  • Location: Elgin
  • £35,569 to £39,471 per annum, SJC Grade 9 (36.25 hrs)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: MOR03898

Job Description

You will be part of a team responsible for developing and providing advice and training in the use of technology to enhance learning. This service would cover Early Learning and Childcare centres, Primary schools, Secondary schools and Central Education Teams within Moray.

This training and advice would cover all types of technologies that are currently used in schools and also technologies that schools may use in the future. This support will take place both remotely and face to face in our establishments. It will involve formal and informal training to both staff and pupils in a variety of settings across Moray.

Responsibilities You will be confident in providing advice, guidance, encouragement and support on the use of technology to staff involved in teaching. You will be confident in advice, guidance, encouragement and support on the use of technology to pupils to support their learning. To act as consultant, mentor or change agent for other staff within education in Moray and other services as required. To contribute together with Officers to the development of strategy and policy. To provide training in a range of different technologies for school use ranging from but not exclusively interactive whiteboards, tablet devices and associated software. The Individual Experience in supporting colleagues in the use of a variety of technologies Recognises innovative technologies and how this can be used to enhance teaching and learning A high level of interpersonal skills Confident and skilled communicator Ability to work as part of an development and support team Ability to manage and coordinate initiatives Ability to use own initiative Willingness to learn to deliver training in a subject area with no previous experience Ability to contribute to an effective team working Able to identify training needs beyond individual level. Ability to provide training for school staff in the use of social media to support learning and teaching and to enhance communication An understanding of the relevant guidance and issues with use of social media and other online services Degree in relevant or Demonstrable equivalent experience Identify development and training needs of individuals. Communicate and guide managers on appropriate Learning and Teaching training for employees Prioritise, plan, design and develop training to be delivered throughout Moray Council Develop new and update training courses and materials in line with legislative requirements and service priorities by communicating with services and where necessary external organisations High level of accuracy in work Ability to use initiative in everyday tasks Highly articulate communicator both verbally and in written form Ability to deliver a high level of service working independently and as part of a team Good time management and prioritisation skills. Full driving licence You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car. Ability to demonstrate key interpersonal skills, on the telephone, face to face and in written communication Discretion Ability to relate to all levels of council staff Various locations across Moray Ability to attend local, regional and National events including occasional overnight absences from home

Closing Date: 28 April 2019
Starting Salary: £35,569
£18.87per hour
36.25 Hours per week

For further information please contact Vivienne Cross, Head of Schools & Curriculum Development, tel 01343 563411.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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