Homebased - Flexible within either Central or Northern England
Contract type
Fixed term full time
35 hours per week (1.0FTE)
Grade 3 - £31,454 (usual starting salary) - £33,110 per annum
Summary description
Are you experienced in desigining & delivering digital skills? Do you want to work on an exciting new project?

The WEA is an educational charity delivering learning to meet the needs of local communities across England and Scotland.

Working in Partnership with the Department for Education, the WEA is undertaking a National Flexible Learning Fund Project to develop & test new models of delivery of basic skills training to people either in or returning to the workplace.

We are seeking to recruit a Digital Lead Developer to play a key role in the delivery of the Flexible Learning Project across the country, which is a key project for the WEA.

You will be responsible for the development and testing of a stepped approach to the development of digital skills to support learners less experienced in using digital platforms who currently can’t access face-to-face learning nor learn successfully in an online environment. Learners will be studying maths, English, ESOL or digital skills up to level 2.

We are looking for someone who holds an NVQ/Level 5 Teaching qualification along with a relevant qualification in instructional design training or demonstrable experience of designing and managing online learning.  You will be competent in the use of digital applications and software to design resources and communicate with subject-matter experts and project funders.

This role is homebased, but you must be willing and able to travel throughout the country as required.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme – subject to eligibility. Please note holiday entitlement, including bank holidays is pro rata for part time posts.

To apply for this role please send your CV along with a covering letter of no more than 2 pages which demonstrates how your experience meets the person specification to Recruitment@wea.org.uk  

Interviews will be held on Monday 25th June 2018 in Leeds, and candidates selected for interview must be available on this date. 

We encourage you to apply in advance of the given closing date as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received a sufficient number of applications. 

Further information on the WEA including our equality, diversity and inclusion policy and statements can be found on our website 

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