CELT08 – Learning Technologist

University of West London


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Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching

£40,810 to £49,579
per annum

Release Date:  

Friday 01 December 2023

Closing Date:  

Tuesday 02 January 2024

Interview Date:  

Monday 15 January 2024



The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.     

*University status awarded in or after 1992 

The Department 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT). CELT is the University’s academic development unit, and our focus is to build excellence across the institution by influencing the pedagogy, underpinning our courses, and shaping the environment and the curriculum to deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning across the institution. The model we seek to emulate (both online and face-to-face) is underpinned by strategies that promote engagement, value the voice of students, and enable effective and evidence-based approaches to teaching.

The Role 

The successful candidate will join a team of academic developers and learning technologists, within CELT. Working with academic and professional services colleagues across the University, and the specific Schools/Colleges allocated, the postholder will support academic staff in developing the use of technology in learning, teaching, and assessment, ensure the levels of expertise across the institution continue to grow and promote and support excellence in teaching both online and in-person.  The University has invested significantly in developing an outstanding online / blended learning approach to learning. 

The Person

The postholder will have excellent knowledge of supporting teaching and learning in higher education, and the associated pedagogies. Their approach will be innovative, creative, and focused on students’ needs. They will need to have a detailed, in-depth understanding of technologies used to support learning at UWL, and a sound understanding of learning theories underpinning student learning.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0  

Please email [email protected]   if you need any assistance with the application process.

We will be shortlisting and interviewing for this post on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close this role prior to the closing date.  

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Dr. Jessica Frye, Head of CELT, [email protected] .

Additional Information 

Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship

We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time. 

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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