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Graduate Teaching Assistant in Computing


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £18,688 to £20,836 per annum, pro rata
Fixed Term / Part Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 24 July 2019
Reference:  1819130

Part-time 0.2 FTE (3 year fixed term)

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching underpinned by research.

The Graduate Teaching Assistant will primarily assist academic staff in providing a high quality student experience, which adds value to all stages of the learning experience. The post will provide additional support for students, which may include teaching, face to face drop in sessions, assisting with student placements, on-line support and assistance to students with their writing, technical e.g. mathematics, and study skills.

Applicants must have an honours degree in a computing related subject but an MSc or MRes would be an advantage.  Applicants need to have proven communication and organisational skills, an understanding and awareness of the UK higher educational system, and of the issues that may arise in such an environment. Successful applicants would be required to undertake and successfully complete the full-time MPhil in order to fulfil the role with the possibility of PhD. 

The role is varied and challenging, so you will be need to be a highly self-motivated individual who is able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, both autonomously and as part of a team.   You will have outstanding communication and organisational skills and an eye for detail.  

For an informal discussion please contact John Worden, Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology on 01978 293217.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.


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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need. 

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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