Pre-sessional English Language and EAP Tutor

Kaplan International Colleges - Bournemouth University International College

Part Time Fixed-term Contract (17/07/2017 – 01/09/2017)

We are looking to recruit a Pre-Sessional English Language and EAP Tutor at Bournemouth University International College to ensure the effective delivery and continued development of the College’s Skills for Study and English Language related modules and to provide direct support to the English Language and Skills Coordinator.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • delivering modules in English Language and EAP to students at Bournemouth University International College
  • assisting with the development and evaluation of relevant modules
  • coordinating a designated number of modules which will include creating and updating module handbooks and updating module-related information on the VLE, Share Point and on line
  • preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students
  • ensuring that Academic Standards and Quality Assurance are maintained in the development, provision, delivery and assessment of all modules
  • assisting with the development and maintenance of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
  • any other duties as required by the College Director, Director of Studies or Programme Leader

About You

As the successful candidate, you will be dynamic, customer-orientated and performance-driven, and enjoy working with international students. In addition you will have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A DELTA qualification and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language
  • Experience of teaching on intensive Pre-sessional programmes
  • A demonstrable understanding of the particular needs of international students
  • Competent IT skills (Microsoft Office etc.)
  • Strong record-keeping skills

The following are also desirable:

  • A Master’s degree
  • An understanding of UK further and higher education
  • Experience of quality assurance in an educational context
  • Experience of working with a Virtual Learning Environment

Please note that offers of employment are always subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and satisfactory reference checks. Additionally, as part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, certain positions will be subject to enhanced DBS checks. Please note that all gaps in CVs will be investigated and that reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.

Application Method and Closing Date

If you have suitable experience and are excited by the opportunity of working with a strong group of professionals in a growing organisation, please send your CV along with a letter outlining your interest in this post and highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role by 5pm on 29th June 2017.

About us

Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., is an exciting company in the world of international education. We offer a range of courses from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA, China, Japan and Nigeria through to full degree programmes, in partnership with universities at locations in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in international student recruitment and focus on first-rate pastoral care and student support, we provide international students with high quality, flexible international education and study opportunities.

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