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Academic English Tutor

Study Group

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £28.33 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th January 2019
Closes: 7th March 2019

Location: Glasgow, University of Strathclyde International Study Centre    
Contract Type: Variable Hours

Could you deliver Academic English to small classes in an autonomous and creative learning environment?

JOB OVERVIEW

We are looking for an experienced Academic English Tutor to join our University of Strathclyde International Study Centre. You’ll deliver our unique English module provision, teaching up to 6 groups of students. Our class sizes are on average between 10-15 students, giving you the opportunity to be innovative and creative, providing an engaging learning experience for these talents individuals. You’ll teach up to a maximum of 20 hours per week, whilst contributing to the development of materials and formative assessment, across both our undergraduate and pre-masters students. If you are a student centred teacher, looking for a unique and autonomous learning environment, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

WHY CHOOSE US

We’re a global pathway provider in International Education, working in partnership with a number of Top Tier University Partners, and over 60,000 students each year. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  Using innovative teaching methods in an autonomous working environment, we empower our students to reach their potential, providing an unforgettable student experience, and a positive introduction to the UK and its culture.

Our Strathclyde centre is based in the heart of Glasgow in an alluring University Campus. The centre offers run three programmes: International Foundation, Year One, and Pre-Masters, and has excellent student outcomes and feedback. The team are all friendly and professional, promoting a collective mentality, regularly sharing our ideas and methods.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
  • A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
  • As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
  • We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.

WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

  • Extensive experience teaching Academic English at a minimum of Level 3.
  • Teaching University preparatory programmes would be advantageous.
  • You will ideally be DELTA qualified (or equivalent) however a CELTA would also be considered.
  • You’ll have student centred teaching practice, with creative lesson ideas.
  • You will be an adaptable team player that is happy to work in a fast paced learning environment.
  • You’ll have previous experience with blended learning and VLE’s.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received.  This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

   
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