Delivery Assistant (Technocamps – Year in Industry Placement)

Swansea University

Technocamps is a pan-Wales schools and community outreach programme which was initiated in 2003 by the Computer Science Department at Swansea University and now has regional hubs at Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, Cardiff Metropolitan and Glyndŵr Universities and the Universities of South Wales (USW) and of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD). One of its aims is to encourage an increase in the number of pupils who opt to study computer science and its cognate STEM subjects at GCSE, A-Level and beyond.

Technocamps receives £300K per year from WG Department of Education to provide school workshops for pupils, digital upskilling for teachers and professionals across Wales; as well as £1.2M from HEFCW as Lead in the three-year Institute of Coding (IoC) in Wales project to do the same.

This Year in Industry Placement post will report directly to the Operations Manager and undertake the development and delivery of computer science and STEM-based activities for the Technocamps programme. There may be an opportunity to extend this post to September 2024.

The main purpose of these roles is to support the development and delivery of computer science and related STEM-based workshops for the Technocamps programme.

All Professional Services areas at Swansea University operate to a defined set of Core Values – Professional Services Values and it is an expectation that everyone is able to demonstrate a commitment to these values from the point of application through to the day to day delivery of their roles. Commitment to our values at Swansea University supports us in promoting equality and valuing diversity to utilise all the talent that we have.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Candidates will need to be educated to (pre-)degree level in computer science or relevant STEM subject, with experience, and an up-to-date knowledge, of the computer science and ICT school curricula. Candidates will also need to have experience of developing and delivering presentations with demonstrable learning outcomes, and be confident in, liaising and networking within the education field.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to the Technocamps Operations Manager, Mr. Luke Clement at [email protected]

You are encouraged to investigate the following site for more general information about  Technocamps:

Closing date: 15/06/23

Interview Date: 23/06/23

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