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Learning Specialist (Moodle, Blackboard and Canvas)

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in assisting staff in creating quality digital learning resources , develop your creative and technical skills whilst managing the College's learning technology systems.

Salary/ Benefits
In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package of £26,446-£30,095 per annum.

The client is the main provider of higher and further education and training across a diverse catchment area serving a population of over 429,000 from our campuses in Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine, Magherafelt and Newtownabbey. We provide students with a life-changing, supportive and innovative experience; equipping them with the skills to compete successfully in the global workplace and meet the needs of local industry and employers.

The Ideal Person
As a Learning Assistant with the College, you will provide technical expertise and support to the users of the wide range of services, technology and applications provided by the Creative & Innovative Learning Team. Skillset required;

  • Relevant Degree in Computing/ IT
  • Experience of using and working with Canvas, Moodle or Blackboard
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, delivering training in learning technologies and providing technical support.
  • Experience of using multimedia tools to create, videos, screencasts and animations.

As the Learning Assistant, you will;

  • Identify staff instructional design and support responsibilities.
  • Liaise with the Learning Technology Manager and Creative Learning Manager to provide necessary training.
  • Design and develop interactive learning resources.
  • Advise staff members how to improve learning and teaching resources accessibility.
  • Provide end-user support for learning technologies, identify common issues and make recommendations how these can be addressed.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Canvas, the College's Virtual Learning Environment and other learning systems.
  • Design training resources and deliver workshops for students.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other IT & Tech Temporary job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Caitlin Scollan in the strictest confidence.