Associate Learning Designer
All campuses

Job reference: 010666

Location: All campuses

Closing date: 10/10/2022

Salary : Grade F (£25,766 - £28,901 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Centre for Academic Development and Quality (CADQ)

School / Directorate : DVC - Academic Performance and Development

Please note that previous applicants need not apply. ​​​​​​​

The Centre for Academic Development and Quality team (CADQ) are looking to recruit a seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual with a passion for digital technology and experience developing media content for online platforms to join their team as an Associate Learning Designer.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and creative department, working with colleagues across the University with opportunities to support your development and expertise.

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become ‘the university of the future’ — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops. This is your career, reimagined.


Could you create engaging and innovative multimedia and web content?

Are you experienced in developing media content for online platforms?

Can you support the development of online courses that are engaging, inclusive, and produce high levels of student satisfaction?

Do you want to be at the forefront of developing innovative blended learning experiences for NTU students?

If so, we may have the role for you at NTU.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

How to apply 

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified individuals, in line with the job description and personal attributes provided.

Please include the following in your application

Evidence of how you meet the criteria listed on the person specification in a supporting statement of no more than three sides of A4.

A copy of your CV, again highlighting where you meet the requirements of the role.

Interview Date: Wednesday 19th October 2022​​​​​​​

If you have queries about this role, please contact Gemma Stafford, Interim Principal Learning Designer.


About us

CADQ leads and supports innovation in curriculum design, learning, teaching, and assessment. We are vital to delivering initiatives that improve learning opportunities and outcomes; we have a national reputation for active learning. CADQ provides a range of services, including educational development, research and evaluation, enhancement-led quality management and design for online learning.

“We make learning better through innovation and partnership.”

Doing it Right

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages core benefits include, generous pension schemes, 5 additional university closure days over and above bank holidays and annual leave entitlement, and a voluntary benefits scheme which includes private health assessments, NTU Gym and Sports Membership, travel season tickets and much more. We provide all colleagues with opportunities for genuine professional progress and recognition for progression. We respect and value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated worldwide, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations and harnessing the talents of all our people.

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.​​​​​​​

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974), and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.