Staff Tutors play a vital role in the provision of the Open University’s (OU) supported open learning model of education. They appoint and develop the Associate Lecturers (ALs) who provide support to OU students, and they quality assure academic and practice learning. This post will include responsibility for the management of aspects of the Faculty’s portfolio of qualifications including the Pre-Registration Nursing Programme (PRNP) and Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice (FDHP) in The OU in London and the South East. Applicants should therefore have relevant qualifications and experience that demonstrates their credibility in these roles. The successful candidate should be a Registered Nurse and preferably have a sound knowledge of the delivery of nurse education.
You will be part of a team in the South West locality and will be based at home. This team is part of an experienced group of staff who work across nation and four localities to provide student-focused education. Staff Tutors are members of the academic staff of the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care (HWSC) based in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies (WELS). You are expected to contribute to the presentation of modules and qualifications and engage in research/scholarship congruent with school and faculty strategic priorities. There is an entitlement to study leave once you are established in post.