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Biology Tutor (Variable Hours)

Study Group - Liverpool John Moores University ISC

Location: Liverpool
Salary: Up to £23.16 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 21st November 2021

Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre is now recruiting a Biology tutor to join the existing teaching team. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching modules in Biology to students on university preparation programmes offered by the Centre.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative tutor.  The right candidate will have a natural ability to motivate students and deliver high-quality teaching as well as carrying out relevant pastoral functions.  You will enjoy working with international students, be performance-driven and be able to work cooperatively and flexibly with other colleagues within the centre and across the network. We are looking for a patient tutor who is committed to providing an interesting and effective blended learning experience to our students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver high-quality teaching to groups of international students
  • Undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, whilst complying with quality standards and processes. 
  • Act as a Module Leader in relevant subject areas to include coordinating a team of tutors, updating module handbooks, preparing module assessment analysis and review reports and detailed schemes of work (indicative)
  • Deliver schemes of work effectively, to set assessments and mark these in a timely manner.
  • Teach up to a maximum of 25 hours per week (teaching contact time) across a number of different modules. 
  • Implement enhancement and enrichment activities across the curriculum (both inside and outside of classroom)
  • To act as a personal/group tutor to provide academic and pastoral support to students.
  • To ensure student punctuality, attendance and appropriate behaviour in class/teaching rooms.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance and assessment grades.
  • Maintain accurate progression risk tracking and student performance data.
  • To make every effort to secure the best performance from each student at their level both during their course and in final exams and assessments.
  • To actively promote the use of differentiation in the classroom.
  • To actively promote the creative use of TEL (technology-enhanced learning), and ensure the VLE (virtual learning environment) meets provider and university standards for the modules you teach.
  • To contribute to the preparation of mid and end-of-term reports on and for students.
  • To be responsible for creating and updating teaching materials
  • To undertake projects as directed by the Head of Programmes.

EXPERIENCE

  • Ideally, 2 yrs experience teaching (ideally to international students on preparation/foundation level).
  • Experience in developing and updating teaching materials for blended learning, and experience of working with a Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the Biology or a similar  (essential)
  • Masters and/or PhD in the Biology or a similar  (desirable)
  • Teaching qualification (desirable)

ABOUT US

We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017, 2018 and 2020 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.

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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