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Job title Instructional Designer

Department Skills Centre

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024

Grade Grade 6

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Monday 08 July 2024

Closing date Monday 29 July 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC11848

Applicant Visa Guidance Skilled Worker visa: guidance for applicants (bath.ac.uk)

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Instructional Designer

Are you an instructional designer, skilled in helping academic staff to design and develop learning materials and resources to support effective face-to-face, online and blended delivery of teaching?  

We have opportunities available in our friendly Digital and Academic Skills Team within the Skills Centre.

About you

You will work with Digital and Academic Skills Course Leaders and the Digital Projects Manager to support academic colleagues and Centre staff to embed blended teaching and learning into the curriculum in a sustainable way to reflect emerging trends and developments in higher education.

Our ideal applicant will possess:

  • Excellent digital skills, ideally including a knowledge of university systems and processes
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and ability to communicate confidently with different types of stakeholders
  • Experience in supporting students in learning and teaching at University level
  • Knowledge of appropriate learning design, video creation and digital pedagogies
  • A formal teaching qualification related to the teaching of digital and/or academic skills in an educational environment.

About us

The Skills Centre is a central service providing skills development opportunities to the University’s student community, through embedded provision within academic programmes and extra-curricular activities. We are a warm, friendly group of staff, highly collaborative in the way we work. We work closely with academic staff and students alike to add value to the student learning experience. We pride ourselves on working flexibly to find innovative and high quality solutions to ensure we meet the needs of the academic community successfully.

Further information

This is a full-time role of 36.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE) available from September 2024. 

Both regular and flexible working patterns can be considered. The Centre is embracing hybrid working and the expectation is that you will work a minimum of three days on campus with the option of working the remainder from home. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kirsty Morlese, Digital Projects Manager, klm65@bath.ac.uk. All applications should be submitted through the university website. 

What we can offer you

Find out more about our benefits.

We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.