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Sessional Tutor for Law and Politics

Kaplan International Pathways - Kaplan International College London

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 one of our university partners: University of York, University of Birmingham, Cranfield University, Westminster University, City, University of London, University of Liverpool in 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.

We are now recruiting for a Law and Politics tutor to join the existing teaching team. You will be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality learning experience for students on university preparation programmes offered by the College.

About Us

Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA, China and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.

What does the role involve?

Your main responsibilities:

  • Providing subject-level expertise in Law and Politics modules to international students studying on programmes offered by the College
  • Develop and implement a range of innovative teaching methods including Technology Enhanced Learning that engage and meet the needs of all students
  • Develop and implement a range of enrichment and enhancement activities that raise students’ aspirations and achievements using relevant industry and academic networks
  • Potential for Module Leadership role for a designated number of modules
  • Preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of the College virtual learning environment (VLE).
  • Providing data and feedback for related modules
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance and use these to inform reports to stakeholders
  • Providing academic and tutorial support as a personal tutor
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff and representing the College at appropriate events and meetings
  • Any other duties as required by the College Management Team

About you:

You'll have the following:

  • A demonstrable understanding of the particular needs of international students
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject or a related subject area.
  • Master’s degree in the relevant subjects or a related subject area (desirable)
  • A recognised teaching qualification or evidence of successful teaching experience
  • Experience of teaching the relevant subjects in post 16 education
  • Experience of teaching international students (Desirable)
  • Ability to develop and update innovative teaching material including technology-enhanced learning resources
  • Competent IT and record-keeping skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player
  • Student-centred and client-focused approach

Start date: 15th April 2019 and/or 1st September 2019

Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th March 2019
Closes: 19th May 2019
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