i-Learn Coach, Middleton, Manchester

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Hopwood Hall CollegeMiddleton, Manchester

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £21,423.11 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



To facilitate student learning by guiding, advising, informing and demonstrating the use of e-Learning to enable them to progress successfully through their learning programme. To act as a driver for change and innovation in the development and implementation of the college VLE and other technologies that support student independent learning. To support the development of digital, information and media literacy skills of learners to ensure their ability to gain maximum benefit from the technology-rich learning environment provided within the iLearn Centres.


1. To provide first line support to enable learners in using the college VLE and e-Learning content and to act as an advocate for the learner where technical issues are blocking their learning progress

2. Provide training and support for learners in the effective use of the VLE and to be a key driver to increase the usage level of the VLE across the college

3. To support learners’ development of information, research and digital literacy skills through blended e-learning activities as well as the development of training sessions and materials

4. Support curriculum staff in embedding e-resources into teaching, learning and assessment activities through the VLE network effectively to familiarise self with e-Learning content and knowledge of curriculum tasks

5. Promote learner independence and self-management through the development of positive working relationships with learners

6. To support learners on a group and one-to-one basis to engage and participate in their timetabled iLearn activities

7. Contribute to the design and delivery of user education programmes including general college inductions, iLearn inductions and topic specific workshops at the request of curriculum staff

8. To provide first line support for learners in locating and using curriculum resources including e-resources, internet based research and traditional sources of information

9. To monitor learner engagement with iLearn and usage levels of the VLE and to feed back to curriculum departments

10. To monitor and maintain records on attendance and behaviour and to support the reporting process to curriculum departments

11. To work with key college staff (curriculum staff, SSTs, iLearn Development Team) to communicate any key issues/barriers which impact negatively on the learners’ experience of e-Learning

12. Contribute to the effective day to day running of the college iLearn Centres creating a welcoming environment with high standards of customer care

13. Undertake general iLearn Centre administration roles including the maintenance of the LMS and stock management,

14. A willingness to undertake any other duties appropriate to the nature and scale of the post

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More about Hopwood Hall College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Rochdale, M24 6XH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6437560
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Hopwood Hall College is a further education college located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The college was first established in 1992, and since its founding has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation, including the installation of a brand-n...