Learning Technologist - Newbattle Community High School

Midlothian Council
Easthouses, Midlothian
32253 - 35259
12 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Jobholder must hold a degree in a computing related discipline or evidence of equivalent competency and be able to demonstrate experience and skills in the implementation and
management of technology and change including specifically:

• Management of an operational environment to agreed service levels.

• High level knowledge and substantial practical experience of learning technologies.

• Experience of managing business critical and complex projects.

• Skills and awareness to understand and manage risks in a computer environment.


A track record of applying technology in a learning environment.
An understanding of learning and pedagogical needs and the support technologies can offer.
Experience of working in the operational support of digital technology, with evidence of a high level of competency in implementation and management of complex technological solutions.
Some experience of supervising and developing technical staff.

The jobholder is expected to keep up to date with advances in learning technology and changes in practice with a view to assessing the appropriateness of developments in the Centre and wider partnerships.


Position Title: Learning Technologist

Position Number: SSNW

Directorate: Education

Location: Newbattle Community High School

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday 08:15am – 16:00pm
Friday 08:15am – 15:45pm

Weeks per year: 52 weeks

Closing Date: Sunday 24 June 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £32,253.50 per annum.


Regulated Work with Children

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please callto speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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