Demonstrator in Computing

Employer
myjobscotland
Location
Aberdeen, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Oct 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Summary
The School of Computing at Robert Gordon University is looking to appoint a number of Demonstrators on a part-time, fixed term basis to support the teaching of modules across all of the School's courses

Demonstrators will be required during teaching weeks in the two semesters (September to December and February to April) and may also be asked to help with invigilation of assessments and marking. Demonstrating involves helping the lecturer run lab classes and answering queries from students.

You will be given a contract for a maximum of 500 hours work (including annual leave) on a fixed term basis. Actual hours worked will be claimed on monthly timesheets and you will likely to be allocated 1 to 3 modules per semester, depending on your areas of knowledge.

Informal enquiries can be made to

Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered.
Job Description
RESPONSIBLE TO: School Management Team and Course Leaders

RESPONSIBLE FOR: No Supervisory Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POST: The post is necessary to assist with the delivery of the teaching modules within the School of Computing

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

Provide support for

labs/workshops/practical

tutorials

skills instruction

project administration

Marking

Person Specification
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Degree in Computer Science or related subject.

Knowledge and Skills

Practical knowledge in Computer Science

Strong Programming skills

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge

Knowledge of current learning and teaching approaches, including e-learning

Experience

Relevant professional experience

Behaviours
Behaviour 1 - Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner.

Behaviour 2 - Initiative and Problem Solving - Experience of using initiative and creativity to resolve problems, identifying practical and suitable solutions.

Behaviour 3 - Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress and dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters.

Behaviour 4 - Team Development - Experience of providing advice or guidance to new starts delivering training or instruction to others on specific tasks or activities.
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