Academic Developer

Coventry, United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 21/06/2019
Faculty / School or Service Vice Chancellor's Office
Salary £38,467 - £54,772 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.  
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Full-time, Fixed Term until 30 September 2019

Coventry University is a leading University for education and student experience, international student mobility, entrepreneurship and world leading research.

Coventry University has been ranked in the top 50 of the Times and Sunday Times University Guide for five years and achieved Gold in theTeaching Excellence Framework.

These are exciting times to join Coventry University.  We have invested significantly across the institution, in teaching and learning, research and a substantial campus-building plan.  All of this is to enable us to continue to break new ground and cement our place as a successful leading global university. This has included growth in our academic development team to enhance our capability to support the continued development of teaming and learning across the University Group to ensure the highest quality experience for all our students.  

AcademicDeveloper Post

The successful applicant will join the Academic Development team who deliver the University's core accredited academic development programmes, design and deliver academic development opportunities and provide consultancy and expertise in teaching, learning and assessment across the University group. 

This post is maternity cover for a member of the course team for our Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PGCAPHE).  This is an exciting time to join the PGCAPHE team as the programme has been redeveloped for online/blended delivery on theFuture Learn platform and is being run with participants from across Coventry University Group's campuses and with a view to also including our international partners.

The successful applicant will have recent teaching experience in Higher Education and an ability to demonstrate expertise and passion through teaching and professional practice.  Expertise in one or more key areas including teaching practice, assessment, multicultural, online/blended learning and international engagement and innovation, and digital fluency would be desirable.  Experience in working abroad and an ability to bring additional skills such as speaking a second language would be an advantage.

For more information on the Academic Development team's activities see

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Martin Jenkins, Head of Academic Development (email, Tel: 07557 425337) or Mark Holton (, Director of Group Organisation Development.  

Interview Date:  8 July 2019  

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