Sessional Tutors - Business

Kaplan International Pathways

Develop your academic career with a world-leading global educator

Are you passionate about your subject? Can you make learning fun and accessible for students with different abilities and learning styles?

We are looking for subject specialists in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Statistics, who can bring their subject alive for students from up to 50 countries around the world.

Our job at Kaplan International College London is to prepare international students for university study so they can enjoy successful academic careers as undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of York, University of Birmingham, Cranfield University, Westminster University, City, University of London and Aston University. It’s a challenging path for our students as they adjust socially and academically and it’s a highly rewarding experience for the members of the KICL team who help to make this transformation happen.

In addition to the vibrant learning environment inside the college, Kaplan International College London is located a stone’s throw from Borough Market, London Bridge station and the River Thames. To get a flavour of the college, please visit our Facebook page or watch our videoand for background on the wider company, please visit Kaplan International Pathways.

What does the role involve?

  • Teaching 2 - 18 hours per week to international students
  • Developing formative and summative assessments, marking and providing feedback to students
  • Using and developing the college virtual learning environment (VLE)
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance, assessment and academic performance
  • Keeping up to date with college communication by email and Workday (virtual HR system)
  • Providing academic learning support to individuals/small groups
  • Attending and participating in regular internal meetings and representing the college at appropriate events and meetings
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of hours worked on Workday
  • Providing input for related modules to the annual review and reporting process

What’s fun and rewarding about teaching for KICL?

  • Empowering students to think critically and realise their potential
  • Being challenged to keep material interesting and find new ways of conveying concepts and ideas
  • Influencing students’ personal and academic development and equipping them with study skills and life skills
  • Engendering a classroom environment where all students participate and collaborate
  • Boosting students’ motivation and engagement through technology

What you’ll need to be considered for a teaching position

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area and postgraduate degree is highly desirable
  • Teaching experience including teaching international students
  • Student-centred teaching style
  • Ability to develop engaging teaching material
  • Passion for and expertise in your area
  • Strong rapport building skills
  • Attention to detail for record-keeping
  • Ability to work to deadline

Please apply with CV and covering letter by 24th November 2017.