Digital Teaching and Learning Innovator

  • Job Reference: 2904
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Ashford, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Sheppey
  • Salary: £42,240
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role

 
Are you ahead of the curve when it comes to digital innovation for our staff and students?
 
Can you lead on the development of digital technologies, supporting and coaching staff to digitally enhance teaching in an Outstanding environment? 
 
Do you want to work for an inclusive employer who focuses on your progression and development?
 
With your background of excellent teaching standards, innovation and knowledge of digital technologies, you will be working throughout our Group to support ongoing improvement and play an instrumental role in the implemental of our Digital Transformation Strategy.
 
You'll lead on state of the art VR facilities and our Immersive Classrooms, as well as support the group to maximise the capabilities with our suite of Microsoft.
  
Under the direction of the Group Head of Education Improvement, the role will be instrumental in shaping what the digital expectation of staff and students is, designing programmes of CPD to support with making that a reality, and working side by side with colleges, departments and individuals to ensure we are providing our learners with the digital tools they will need for their futures.
 
Alongside our priority of excellent student experience, we also focus on our employees. Here are just some of our benefits when working for the East Kent Colleges Group:
  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • Focus on staff development and growth with opportunities to progress throughout the group 
  • Access to 100's of online discounts via our My Rewards Scheme
  • Cycle to work, car leasing and tech purchasing schemes
  • Generous pension scheme - 18% employer contribution
  • Being part of our Eco-Sustainability Pledge and Net-Zero goals  
  • Time off for your child's first day at school, moving home and for internal interviews
  • My 10 Days initiative - bid for up-to 10 days off work to pursue voluntary work
  • Community Days and Annual Staff Celebration Day 
 
 

About You

We are looking for someone who has a sound understanding and commitment to enhancing and achieving excellence in teaching, learning and assessment thorough digital innovation and assistive technology. The successful candidate, will have have exceptional coaching and mentoring skills and who will inspire others to develop their digital competencies. They will have experience of and be confident in delivering training to their colleagues. 
 
Candidates should be a qualified teacher with successful teaching experience and evidence of good outcomes for learners, or have a proven track record of working alongside teachers to improve practice with digital innovation. 
 
The successful candidate will be well versed in Microsoft, understanding how to maximise the tools, functions and applications within Microsoft to support educational staff and students. 
 

No need to spend time updating your CV, just click apply and complete our short application form. You can save your progress as you go, and we’ll review all applications and get back to all candidates after the closing date. 

If you are interested in an informal chat about the role, or have any queries, please email us on jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk