Digital Learning Advisor

Activate Learning
Oxford,United Kingdom
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
19 Jan 2023 12:16
08 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Learning Advisor

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

Activate Learning have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Learning Advisor to join our Digital Education team, based at City of Oxford College.

As a Group Digital Learning Advisor, you will work with our teaching staff to transform traditional curriculum design into engaging, interactive online learner journeys using instructional design methodologies.

This will include running staff training events and developing activities to support staff in using our learning management system and embedding digital skills and technology into the classroom.

Activate Learning has such a wide variety of mixed reality technologies, such as VR, AR, our immersive spaces, and 3D printers/scanners, that there will be lots of opportunities to be creative in the advice, support and training you will provide our teaching staff to enhance our learner experience.

Permanent, full-time role

Location: City of Oxford College, with opportunities of working from home and may require occasional travel to other sites.

Salary: Up to £31,276 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

What do you need to be a successful Digital Learning Advisor at Activate Learning?

As part of the Digital Education Development team, you must be an excellent communicator with an awareness of online learning and a passion for using technology to support outstanding learning experiences.

The successful candidate will have the enthusiasm to introduce, support and train mixed reality technologies as well as provide generalist training on our learning management system.

We are looking for a high degree of customer service experience and professionalism to underpin the relationship with key stakeholders within the organisation.

About you:

  • Knowledge of Virtual Learning Environments and other digital education resources  
  • Experience delivering customer-facing services to stakeholders with varying levels of digital literacy
  • Knowledge of current and developing learning and teaching practices and their application in educational design, digital and distance learning development.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and operate at all levels

This post could suit a Learning and Development professional or E-Learning Advisor looking for a new area of development, or could be an excellent opportunity for a Teacher, Tutor, or education support professional with exceptional digital learning skills looking for a change in career path.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.