Educational Development Consultant- Inclusion (MAT COVER)

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning supports the academic development of teaching and learning in line with agreed institutional priorities for education and in partnership with students and colleagues in academic divisions and professional services. The Educational Development Group within the Centre works closely and collaboratively with colleagues in academic departments/faculties and across the University (Education Policy Support, Libraries, IT Services, Disability Advisory Service etc.) to design and teach accredited programmes and to plan, support and evaluate educational development and enhancement initiatives.  

About the Role

We are looking for an individual with consultancy skills who will work proactively with academic and professional services departments to support programme and assessment design; you will generate and support improvements to the staff and student educational experience that promote authentic and inclusive teaching and assessment practices.   

Your role will also include contributing to the suite of accredited programmes for the professional development of staff with teaching and learning support roles across Oxford.   

You will use your expertise to contribute to the Centre’s portfolio of services to divisions, to the programmes in teaching and learning, and to offer research-informed advice for the formation of educational policy and practice. 

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

•            An excellent contributory pension scheme

•            38 days annual leave (pro-rata)

•            A comprehensive range of childcare services

•            Family leave schemes

•            Cycle loan scheme

•            Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

•            Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs 

Application Process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application. The supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks, such as time out to care for dependents.  

The closing date for applications is noon Monday 19 June 2023. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 6 July2023 and will be face to face.  

This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working (3 days per week in-person in Oxford).

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