Education Technology Adviser

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • August 8, 2021
  • £22,654 to £25,780

Education Technology Adviser

We are looking for an Education Technology Adviser to join our eLIM team on a full time, term time (39 weeks) basis.

The e- Learning and Information Management (eLIM) Team, are a small team of dedicated professionals delivering support and training to school staff on a range of Education Technology topics including; delivering the computing curriculum, online safety, data protection, and the effective use of technology in schools. We pride ourselves on our high-quality service and positive reputation.

We are really excited to be introducing a new role of Education Technology Adviser to the team.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

You will be equipping School staff with the knowledge to provide children with first class information about technology; how to get the best out of it, and how to stay safe. You will be responsible for supporting schools to embed robust online safety practices using group training and 1:1 support.

In addition, you will spend time researching advances in the Education Technology arena and sharing your knowledge about the effective use of technology in the school setting. You will support colleagues to deliver key information to schools about technology tools that will complement the delivery of the computing curriculum.

A few things about you

We are looking for someone passionate about technology and the impact it can have on children’s lives. You will need to be great at delivering important information to a range of audiences in an engaging and enthusiastic way. If you can do this whilst keeping safeguarding and positive outcomes for children at the heart of everything you do, then we would love to hear from you.

Additional information

The salary for the role is Grade 11, ranging from £22,654 to £25,780 per annum for term time only hours.

If this role is customer facing you will need to speak fluent English.

This post will require the ability to travel. It will also be based upon a flexible hybrid way of working. An office base will be provided, however the role will largely be undertaken at home or in customer settings.

For an informal discussion please contact: Ellie Dalwood, Service Manager, eLIM. evdalwood@somerset.gov.uk or 07976691932

Interview date: 25th August 2021

Ambition for starting date: 1st October 2021.

Why choose Somerset County Council

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. As well as this, we have some fantastic employee benefits available:

• We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home.
• Generous annual leave allowance, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
• Staff discounts in gyms.
• Employee Assistance for the times you may need some support and a variety of employee wellbeing services.
• Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.
• A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work and health screenings.
• My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and more.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £22,654 to £25,780
  • Job Category
    IT / Technology
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location