Learning Technologist

Manchester Education
11 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client is looking for a creative individual to join their innovative and design led team. This exciting and forward thinking company specialises in creating bespoke educational packages.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for producing high quality learning materials that optimise the customer experience using appropriate learning technologies; maintaining and developing the company's learning platform; and resolving customer queries relating to the Virtual Learning Environment.

The client is looking for an experience in the following areas:
 Experience of using learning technologies for teaching, learning, and designing/developing support materials
 Experiance of web and learning technologies, including the Moodle VLE, web2 tools, and SCORM packages
 Experience creating and setting up Moodle courses and how to use the various plug-ins and activities within Moodle
 Experience of audio and video creation and editing (eg Premiere Pro).
 Competent in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
 Graphic image creation, manipulation and editing (Photoshop, Illustrator)
 HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Job Specific Skills:
 Ability to work under own initiative, showing a flair for problem solving
 Excellent time management skills with an ability to work flexibly and under pressure to meet deadlines
 Excellent communication skills (written/oral), and confidence in addressing groups of staff and students, senior managers and members of external networks
 Be highly motivated, creative and passionate about technology

Salary on assessment: £28,000 - £32,000

Centre Benefits:
free parking, onsite Starbucks and canteen, outside seating and fountain areas, accessible location

 Manage and develop VLE courses and course content for new and existing educational programmes.

 Liaise proactively and responsively with relevant staff to develop and implement course content for the VLE.

 Ensure that the presentation of course content in the VLE is of a consistent high quality and customer centric to provide an excellent user experience while paying attention to detail.

 Keep up to date with emerging trends and technologies in order to promote learning solutions that are current, efficient and enhance the learning experience.

 Provide support to learners and others using the VLE and other learning technologies where necessary.

 Work with the IT solutions team to overcome server-side issues, manage learner enrolment, and enhance the VLE with plug-ins and updates.

 Train staff and tutors in the use of learning technologies.

 Prioritise own workload and work proactively and flexibly to ensure deadlines are met

 Degree level qualification or relevant experience or professional qualification
 Numeracy and literacy skills

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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