Language Tutor in Spanish

Ningbo - China
¥236,721 to ¥282,656
£26,671.59 to £31,847.13 converted salary*
Closing Date:
Friday, 22 December 2017

Join a unique British University in China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 13 years.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective language tutor. The post represents an exciting and unique opportunity for a candidate with the ability to deliver high quality language teaching from beginner to advanced levels in Spanish for undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the further development of language teaching and learning resources, including e-learning and web-based provision, and to the administration of quality assurance procedures. Contact teaching hours will normally be 15 to 18 hours per week. Successful candidates are also expected to provide pastoral care and academic support to students and participate in extracurricular activities and/or Executive education programmes.

  1. Candidates must have a degree in a relevant subject (Languages, Humanities, or Social Sciences).
  2. Master's degree in a relevant Spanish teaching Language University or official institution.
  3. Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are required.
  4. Candidates should also have experience of language teaching at degree level preferably in China or Asia for ideally 2 years or more.
  5. Experience on blended learning for second or third language acquisition.
  6. Experience of working in an international and/or multicultural setting.
  7. A mother-tongue level spoken in Speaking Spanish (Peninsula and Latin America).

Salary will be within the range of RMB 236,721 – RMB 282,656 per annum, depending on skills and experience; salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance, and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of 5 years starting February 2018. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Ms Penélope Franco, Director of Language Centre (Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted online.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, (Email:

Please quote ref. 170275. Closing date: 22 December 2017.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit:

“As the first Sino-foreign collaborative University, The University of Nottingham China (UNNC) has just passed its successful first decade with high-quality graduates, excellent teaching and a fast growing research portfolio. The University is located in Ningbo, one of the most vibrant and liveable coastal cities in China. You will find at UNNC a warm welcome and many exciting opportunities for professional and personal development.”

Professor Chris Rudd

Provost and Pro-Vice Chancellor
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

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