Pre-sessional English Teacher

INTO City, University of London

At INTO City, University of London we provide a range of courses preparing international students for undergraduate and postgraduate study at City University - or at other Colleges and Universities across the UK. Our Centre, at 102 Middlesex St, London, E1 offers excellent teaching and learning facilities right in the heart of the City. We are a team of academic and professional support services colleagues who are committed to providing high quality teaching and learning to our students. We work together to ensure that our students are fully prepared for University level studies and that they have a first class ‘all round’ experience of study and life in London.

The Centre is looking to recruit Pre-sessional English Teachers for fixed term vacancies for the following periods:

12-week course:  June-8th September

8-week course: 26th June-18th August

4-week course (intensive writing): 7th August-8th September (includes one week of pre-coursemarking)

It is essential that teachers are available to teach for the duration of the stated periods. In addition, there will be a one-day paid induction before the course starts.

Teaching materials are provided.

Reporting line

Teachers will report to the Programme Manager for Pre-sessional and In-sessional Courses.


Candidates will fit the following profile:

  • A recognised TEFL qualification at Diploma and/or Master’s level (e.g. DELTA, MA in ELT and Applied Linguistics)
  • Previous experience of teaching EAP and/or preparing international students for higher education
  • Previous experience of teaching on Presessional English programmes will be a distinct advantage

Teachers on a full time temporary contract are expected to work 37.5 hours a week on site, 20 of which will be timetabled teaching hours, and to undertake additional tasks as necessary, such as attendance at meetings, tutorials, marking and cover teaching.

For more information on this role including a full job description please visit:

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this post, please send an up-to-date CV (maximum 2 pages) to:

You are advised to read the above criteria carefully and to tailor your application accordingly. In your application, please state the course(s) you are applying for. Applications which do not meet the stated criteria will not be considered.

Closing date for the applications will be as per below:

  1. For the 12-week course, Friday 12th May 2017
  2. For the 8-week course, Friday 19th May 2017
  3. For the 4-week course (intensive writing), Friday 7th July 2017

As part of our Safeguarding procedures, applicants are asked to note that:

  • References will be followed up;
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily;
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required;
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18;
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions

INTO is an equal opportunities employer.

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