HE Digital Coach (Part-time)

  • Job Reference: WREQ2433
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2020
  • Employer: Weston College
  • Website: https://www.weston.ac.uk/
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: £4,744.40 to £13,750.80
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

The Digital Coach will have the qualities of an innovative and inspiring educator, working within curriculum teams to develop growth mindsets for ‘digital’, nurturing experimentation and innovation. They will ensure staff are adhering to new disability legislation and meet Office for Student (OfS), QAA and TEF requirements. They would work across the full breadth of HE provision, including the IoT and apprenticeships.  Working collaboratively with the FE Digital Learning team and other coaching roles, Digital Coaches will support teaching staff to develop the application of technology in teaching, learning and assessment. Digital Coaches will work as part of the cross-college coaching and professional development team. 

Digital Coaches will form a key mechanism for developing the digital resilience of teaching staff. During a time of rapid technological progress in education, our staff must be empowered to seek digital solutions to common challenges, gauge the impact and be encouraged to share effective practice. 

The intended impact of the Digital Coach is to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment practice. This should positively impact learners and apprentices, improving their overall experience and outcomes. This should include the rate and amount of progress learners make in developing their skills, knowledge and behaviours. Digital Coaches should also positively impact on the digital skills and capabilities of teaching staff.

Please note this is a part-time position and 20% and 40% positions are available.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.