Associate Tutor (Arabic, Italian)

Edge Hill University - The Language Centre

About You

You will be creative and innovative in your approach to teaching and learning, this combined with your experience of teaching in the target language, will enable you to succeed.

You will be able to act as a role model, must be flexible and responsive to changing needs with a professional approach to work. Excellent communication skills and a teaching qualification in the target language are essential.

About the Role

Situated within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Edge Hill University Language Centre offers a number of English Language Development courses and Modern Language courses.

We currently offer French, Spanish, German, and Mandarin classes as credit-rated elective modules. We also offer a Conversation Exchange that matches language learners for extra practice, and extra-curricular evening classes in French, Spanish, and German. From September 2018 we will offer other modern languages, e.g. Italian and Arabic.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with impact’ or ‘Preparing for progression & success’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Lucy McNally, Language Support Tutor at McNallyl@edgehill.ac.uk

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