Teaching Fellow in English for Academic Purposes

University College London - Department of Culture, Communication and Media

The PASHE programme is an academically challenging and intensive blended course that runs in the summer for 12, 8, and 6 weeks.

Course dates:

12-week course: 6 June – 7 September 2018 8-week course: 4 July – 7 September 2018 6-week course: 18 July – 7 September 2018

The course dates include three full days of paid induction on the Wednesday to Friday immediately before the students’ arrival. The students are preparing for entry to UCL Institute of Education’s postgraduate programmes, at both Master’s and Doctoral level. Students are aiming for UCL ‘Good’ to ‘Advanced’ levels of English (equivalent to IELTS 7.0 - 7.5).

Teaching Fellows provide up to 21 hours of teaching per week, which includes classroom teaching, tutorials and other academic activities. They will follow the PASHE syllabus, addressing the Programme Learning Outcomes , to prepare students for postgraduate study on UCL Institute of Education’s Master’s and Doctoral programmes, assessing student progress and attainment, as well as promoting and directing personal and independent learning through one-to-one tutorials. 

Successful candidates will have TEFL Q status and ideally a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics/TESOL. They will have experience of teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), preferably in the UK and at postgraduate level, and of providing academic writing and pastoral support to students through tutorials. Successful candidates will have outstanding teaching skills and the ability to work with students, materials and tasks in the field of Education, engaging with the ideas they present.

They will also have strong organisational skills, with the ability to plan and manage preparation and marking time effectively. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, they will be able to deal effectively with students and colleagues in a culturally aware and respectful manner.

UCL vacancy reference: 1710654        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For further details about this post please email ioe.writingcentre@ucl.ac.uk

Applicants should provide a supporting statement of no more than 500 words indicating a) which course(s) they are available to teach on and b) how their experience, knowledge and qualifications fulfil the person specification.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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