NHS Digital Academy Tutor

Job summary

Are you an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual, with an interest in Postgraduate Education? Do you want to support and develop a globally unique and innovative digital health-training programme that aims to provide senior NHS leaders with the skills and knowledge to bring about the digital transformation of the NHS? Would you like to take an active role in delivering, promoting and disseminating this exciting programme? You will...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01246
  • Date posted 8 October 2019
  • Closing date 5 November 2019

Job description

Job summary

Are you an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual, with an interest in Postgraduate Education?

Do you want to support and develop a globally unique and innovative digital health-training programme that aims to provide senior NHS leaders with the skills and knowledge to bring about the digital transformation of the NHS?

Would you like to take an active role in delivering, promoting and disseminating this exciting programme?

You will work as a member of the NHS Digital Academy team, and one of two Tutors, ensuring that the programme content is grounded in educational theory and practice and you will work closely with participants in managing their educational experience. 

Duties and responsibilities

As a Tutor your main duties will include:
• Leading on participant engagement to support their academic, learning and pastoral needs in relation to the programme.
• Leading on the processing and feedback of programme assessments.
• Supporting the design and implementation of educationally grounded, blended learning content, activities and assessments.
• Managing programme evaluation processes, analysing results and ensuring updates are actioned and communicated to relevant stakeholders.
• Working collaboratively with the full range of programme stakeholders (participant groups including Alumni, academics, technologists, administration staff and NHS partners).

These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.

Essential requirements

As a Tutor for the NHS Digital Academy you will have:
• An undergraduate degree, or equivalent experience, in a relevant area of education or technology enhanced learning.
• Experience in end user engagement.
• Excellent communication skills with the proven ability to write academically.
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Effective time management and organisation skills with a proven ability to work efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines and targets.
• Computer literate; conversant with a range general software (e.g. Word, Excel) and specific software/platforms (e.g., virtual learning environments).
 You may also have:
• Experience of working in an interdisciplinary education-focused environment.
• Experience of undertaking end user evaluations; analysing, interpreting and synthesising results; feeding back into service design.
• Experience and formal training in coaching and tutoring.
• An interest in educational innovation, health professional education, postgraduate education, digital health.

Further information

You can apply for this role online; more guidance can be found on our How to Apply information.

Applications should be submitted by 23.59 (UK time) on the 5th Nov 2019.

Please note this is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Gianluca Fontana at g.fontana@imperial.ac.uk. 

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.