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Teaching & Learning Support Officer – £14.72ph plus Hol Pay – Central London


Teaching & Learning Support Officer – £14.72ph plus Hol Pay – Central London

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Teaching & Learning Support Officer – £14.72ph plus Hol Pay – Central London

Start ASAP for 2 months initially (possible temp to perm role)

Do you love working in Higher Education and have experience of working in a Teaching & Learning Support role? If you are a great administrator who can provide effective support then read on and apply!

THE ROLE

  • Working with the Teaching Administrators and academic tutors to provide an effective administrative support to the education function.
  • Provide extensive support to Teaching Administrators during Exams period.
  • Maintain, update and communicate various information in professional and courteous way via email, telephone, post, and face to face.
  • Good knowledge of using various administrative tools including Moodle and MS Office
  • Organise events and work with team members on joint events
  • Understand and follow academic regulations and advise students and staff accordingly.
  • Practice effective and collaborative ways to support various administrative activities:
  • Monitoring student engagement, coursework submissions & distributions, time- tabling and collating student load data, updating Moodle & handbooks,
  • Maintaining and archiving student records, organising student projects and payments,
  • Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (PGTA) administration.
  • MBBS degree administration, (MBBS is a primary medical qualification).
  • National Student Survey (NSS) -student feedback, admissions and outreach.
  • General office duties maintaining stationary and printers etc.
  • Improve and maintain teaching office service standards, take supervisory responsibility on teaching team projects in liaison with line/team manager. Also contribute to the projects of your colleagues.
  • Good knowledge of overall teaching office services e.g. undergraduate and post graduate programmes and modules, MBBS administration, PGTA administration, Admissions and outreach activities.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to quickly adapt to the changes as required to support the team and the Division.
  • Treat all student records with confidentiality and comply with data protection and freedom of information policies.
  • Provide statistical data reports as requested by the team manager to review workload and improve service standards.
  • Act as Secretary to relevant teaching committees and exam boards, providing agendas, taking minutes and following up actions as required.
  • Liaise with Admissions’ tutor to support with all aspects of the Marketing of undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Division of Biosciences.
  • Deal with prospective/current student enquiries via telephone, email and in person.
  • Organise keep warm activities such as post offer UCAS and Postgraduate open days, maintain email and telephone communication with offer holders, maintain social media pages (e.g. Facebook).
  • Creation and distribution of advertising material both via email and print form.
  • Maintain prospective students and induction web pages.
  • Liaise with other departments such as UK Recruitment Office, International Office and Publishing and Marketing Services.
  • Support the Central Admissions Office with Undergraduate applications.
  • Provide support with PGTA recruitments on various modules, update the records throughout the year, constantly liaise with TAs /academics /staffing team as needed
  • Participate in the Teaching Office Reception rota.
  • Provide reciprocal cover for other Teaching Administrators
  • Provide support and advice to new members of the Teaching and Learning team.
  • Working as a collaborative member of the Teaching and Learning team and participating in team meetings.

THE PERSON

  • Excellent IT skills with experience of MS Office (particularly Word and Excel) and the internet.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, high level of numeracy and accuracy and the ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of liaising with a wide variety of individuals and organisations
  • Excellent time management to ensure that orders and requisitions are completed in a timely fashion. Ability to prioritise effectively
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills with solution led approach
  • Significant experience of working within UK university administration with regard to teaching administration, Undergraduate and Postgraduate admissions, and student support
  • Significant experience of servicing committees and minute taking
  • Demonstrable experience of effectively analysing and presenting complex data
  • Experience of successfully planning a range of events
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a range of different deadlines and prioritising effectively
  • Evidence of working in a busy team environment with the ability to solve problems as part of a team
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing environment
  • Sympathetic and approachable manner together with the ability to exercise sound guidance and exercise discretion in handling confidential matter
  • Commitment to ’s policy of equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds
  • Customer focused approach
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, providing support as needed across the entire team as needed.

 

 

Due to time constraints and the number of applications we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully you will be one of those. If not please do feel free to send your CV again for any other positions that are of interest.

Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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