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Technocamps Coordination Officer


Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £35,845 to £39,151 per annum, pro rata
Fixed Term / Part Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 September 2020
Reference:  2021024

Fixed term until 31 March 2021, part time 18.5 hours per week (0.5FTE)

The Computing Department at Wrexham Glyndwr University is looking for a Coordination Officer to coordinate the delivery of the Technocamps schools outreach programme, a pan-Wales programme which aims to inspire, motivate and engage young people with computational thinking and promote Computer Science as underpinning all aspects of modern society.

The primary role of the Technocamps Coordination Officer will be to coordinate the delivery of project at both primary and secondary schools across Wrexham and Flintshire.   Other aspects of the role will include administration of the programme, assisting in the delivery of workshops, and liaising with teachers, university lecturers and other members of the Technocamps project across Wales.

The successful applicant will have excellent organisational and administration skills.  Communication skills and an aptitude for conveying information in an understandable and interesting manner is also required.  Some knowledge of programming languages and a teaching qualification would be desirable, however training, guidance and mentoring will be put in place to assist the successful applicant gain such experience and qualifications during the normal course of their duties.

This role is part time and working days may vary.  A UK Driving Licence or ability to travel is essential as the role will involve some travel between local schools in Wrexham and Flintshire.  

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable.  

Appointment to this role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) check.

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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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