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Digital Skills Developer -fixed term until 31 March 2022 - based at Preston Campus (1)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Apprenticeship & Skills Team as a Digital Skills Developer as part of the Skills Accelerator Project to support Lancashire SMEs (Farmers and Growers) to identify and engage with the low/ net zero carbon agenda.

In this role as the Digital Skills Developer will be responsible for designing and developing a digital platform to enable the sharing of the project results and data with farmer and stakeholders in Lancashire. This digital platform will specifically share the results of carbon audits from 10 farms distributed across Lancashire.

Training on the principals of carbon management will be provided where required.

This post will be subject to DFE Grant Approval.

The successful candidate will have a Experience of Digital Skills Development, Evidence of innovation, enthusiasm, flexibility and commitment to supporting students to overcome barriers to progression and success, Familiarity with using Microsoft applications and the ability to coach and mentor students to achieve the best they can be alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and desirably Maths .

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week fixed term until 31.03.2022

The salary is £28,615 per annum, pro rata.

The closing date is Sunday 03 October 2021.

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually.

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
37
Department
Apprenticeship & Skills
Salary
£28,615 per annum, pro rata
Reference No
DSD-FT
Closing Date
Sunday 3 October 2021
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