Associate Lecturer Computing

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Arden University is a growing organisation delivering online only and blended study options to students studying towards undergraduate degrees and master’s and MBA programmes. We have study centres in numerous locations across the UK, as well as a centre in Berlin, and a head office based in Coventry.

The role

This is a freelance role, paid at £45/hour

Delivering at one of our Tower Hill or Ealing Study Centre you will be teaching Arden University blended learning students by utilising a range of innovative learning materials and resources.  Arden currently has opportunities in Computing from levels 4 through to level 6 starting in January. We are particularly looking for specialists in Database (Oracle, MySql, Modelling), Programming (PHP, Java, Python), Web (HTML, CSS, Javascript), Cloud, (AWS), Cyber (Governance, Information System Security) and Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ideally MOUS certified)

Delivering at one of our Tower Hill Study Centre, you will be teaching Arden University blended learning students by utilising a range of innovative learning materials and resources. Arden currently has opportunities starting in January and are also looking at adding to our associate talent pool for future opportunities. Being experienced at teaching students at level 4 and above in computing within the UK HE-sector, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver a student-centred teaching approach and be comfortable developing materials for different levels and audiences.

As our teaching is done both online and in person, experience of delivering lectures and supporting students in an online or blended learning environment would be desirable. Exposure to virtual learning environments, and other online tools to support student learning (e.g. Moodle, AULA or similar). You will have both teaching and learning and marking and assessment responsibilities. 

About Arden University

At Arden University our vision is to make education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. It is an exciting period for the University as we continue with our transformation and development programme, driving an industry-leading learner experience and further developing our innovative ‘compressed-blended’ full time degrees across 5 campus locations. We are ambitious in our growth plans, and have just set out our 5 year strategy, which involves developing new courses, expanding into more countries across the globe and continuing to provide our students with a first-class education experience, accessible in a flexible and convenient way.

We are a values driven organisation, and in line with our values of supportiveness, integrity, pioneering spirit, collective energy and empowerment, we want to make sure that each of our study centres is delivering an outstanding student experience that is completely aligned to our brand promise, whilst providing a tailored and personalised experience reflective of the local needs and culture of the student and staff profile. We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our students, supporting them realise their potential. We recognise that the pressures of people’s hectic, modern lives often mean our students are constrained - by location, cost, family/caring commitments or simply time. By making our degrees, masters and MBA programmes available through both online distance learning and flexible on-campus ‘blended’ study, we have been able to support students ranging from 18 to 80 years old to achieve their ambitions and benefit from Higher Education.

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education. 

Working pattern

You will be required to deliver in person teaching 2 days per week, per module, from either 9am-1pm, or 1:30pm – 5:30pm dependant on the requirements. Please note, on both days worked, you will deliver teaching with students being both on site and accessing your class virtually via Zoom (restriction dependant). Your role will also involve supporting students virtually using our VLE and supporting students with any questions or queries they may have.

Please outlined in your application your availability to deliver teaching, and your preferred study centre.

This is a freelance role, paid at £45/hour

As a suitable applicant you will be able to demonstrate you hold a British/EU/EEA passport, a tier one visa, or a valid Biometric Residence Permit.

For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit www.arden.ac.uk.  

 

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