VLE Coordinator, Doha

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Al Jazeera AcademyDoha

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ta’allum Group, an umbrella organization of Al Jazeera Academy, Al Maha Academy for Boys and Al Maha Academy for Girls, is a Premier Educational Institution which follows National Curriculum of England and British Curriculum. Ta’allum Group is committed to provide high quality educational programs to raise a generation of continuous learners who are dedicated to the community and have high moral values and strong leadership skills. We are now looking for qualified professional educators to join our multinational team of professionals.    

 VLE COORDINATOR  :  The post-holder’s main role is to gain an   understanding of the School’s learning and education strategy and to develop   technology support for these activities. Acting as the School’s lead on the   selection, application and development of technology in respect of learning   and research activities.

In addition to gaining knowledge of School-wide   development, the post-holder will advise the Management on School-specific   requirements so that these are included in the strategic plans for e-learning.

· To work within the broad remit of the Ta’allum Group Learning and   Teaching Strategy to inform decision-making about strategically positioning   technology-enhanced learning in the School.

· To understand the School’s strategy in regard to teaching and   learning, including requirements of programs and units, guide use of   technology (i.e. facilitate sharing of good practice, run training for   colleagues and students) across the School based on this knowledge.

· Across the School to promote, develop and evaluate the impact of   technology enhanced learning on the student learning experience. Advise new   program development teams on pedagogic value of new technologies.

· Liaise with the Head of e-learning in LTEO and other Faculties of the   University to be proactive and collaborative in supporting the development of   improved technology based learning.

· Liaise with Associate Deans and Head of Learning and Teaching to   support use of VLE in the School.

· Contribute specialist e-learning skills and knowledge to technology-enhanced   learning projects, to meet School objectives.

· Take a lead role in School/Institution wide e-learning projects   including identifying and evaluating e-tools, new approaches to e-learning   and emerging notions of embedding e-learning in the academic context.

· Attend and inform discussions at School’s E-learning meeting with SMT   and Management. 

· To develop the learning platform (VLE), in consultation with staff,   that is easily accessible and supports teaching staff in their delivery,   administrative staff in service administration and learners in their studies 

· To act as the key administrator for the learning platform, and to   advise and support other colleagues in the management of the platform and be   the day to day link with the “host” system.

· To set up control systems, including log ins for staff, and develop   processes whereby staff are able to log in learners, keep under review users   deleting when appropriate and keeping up to date records of current and past   users.

· To develop a user friendly content management system, for   administrative procedures, teaching staff and for learner usage, undertake   regular housekeeping to ensure the content is relevant and kept up to date.    

· To induct, train, and give ongoing support to staff on the use of the   platform and to keep an up-to-date record of all staff training and   competence levels.

· Research new learning technologies and work with staff to implement   them.

· Work alongside the Lead Practitioners to assist the enhancement of   education using ICT.

· To attend staff meetings to motivate usage, seek comments from users   for improvements and share practice in order that processes are user friendly   and functional.

· To attend conferences and training events to keep up to date with   developments in the e-learning and e-technology.

Mandatory Recruitment Requirements: As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to submit fully notarized and attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates as well as criminal background checks.**Appointments are made subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including references and police checks.

**Please Note that this position will be based at the Ta'allum Head Office 

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More about Al Jazeera Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Mesaimeer, P.O.Box 22250, Doha, State of Qatar, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4693777
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