Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3505/1

Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5BQ
Salary: £27,285 to £28,936 per annum
Qualification required: Computer Science/ Data Science
Closing Date: 21 October 2017
KTP Advert Ref: 3505/1
UCL is one of the UK’s premier universities and is consistently ranked in the world’s top 10 in a number of international indices. Two IOE departments Culture, Communication and Media (CCM) and Psychology and Human Development (PHD) are involved in this project under the umbrella of the research centre UCL Knowledge Lab. The UCL Knowledge Lab is a leading interdisciplinary research centre on digital research and design in education whose mission it is to understand and to develop digital technologies to support and transform education, and beyond.

Numbermix is an award-winning Social Enterprise that develops innovative approaches to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education and provides engaging education tools for preschool to KS5 aged children across the academic ability spectrum.

The main duty of the post holder is to lead and successfully deliver the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UCL and Numbermix in scaling up the current Numbermix active mathematics sessions. The post holder will lead the design, development and evaluation of a digital platform that includes student-facing apps, a set of classroom-wide applications and a Learning Analytics portal.
Skills required: The post holder will have a good first degree (preferably in Computer Science, Educational Technology or related discipline) and a Masters (or equivalent experience) in Education, Psychology, Computer or Data Science or other cognate areas.

Experience in software development of both server-and client-based software and ideally with tools that are relevant or directly applicable in education is essential as is expertise in and experience of working with Educational Technology stakeholder groups.

A qualification or previous experience related to Educational Technology is desirable.
Knowledge Base Partner: London, University College
Company partner: Numbermix Limited
Company business area: Offer programmes that raise attainment and engagement in mathematics education.
Contact: Dr Manolis Mavrikis, m.mavrikis@ucl.ac.uk, Tel: 020 7907 4634

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