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Physics Tutor

Study Group

Location: Liverpool
Salary: Up to £33.68 per hour
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 6th November 2021

Contract type: Variable hours, fixed term until 31/08/2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre is now recruiting a Physics tutor to join the existing teaching team. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching modules in Physics 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 co-operatively and flexibly with other colleagues. We are looking for a patient tutor who is committed to providing an interesting and effective blended learning experience to our students.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To deliver high quality teaching to groups of international students
  • To undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, whilst complying with quality standards and processes. 
  • To support the Subject Leader in activities such as updating module handbooks and schemes of work.
  • To deliver schemes of work effectively, to set assessments and mark these in a timely manner.
  • To teach up to a maximum of 25 hours per week (teaching contact time) across a number of Physics modules. 
  • To 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 maintain accurate and up to date records of student attendance and assessment grades.
  • To 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 and completion of mid and end of term reports.
  • To be responsible for creating and updating teaching materials and the Physics online modules.
  • To keep up to date with developments in academic teaching and skills including the use of e-learning resources

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics or a relevant subject (essential)
  • A Master's degree in Physics or a relevant subject (essential)
  • Relevant teaching/further qualification (PGCE, Master’s Degree and/or Phd) (desirable)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching Physics modules to International students on university preparation courses up to Pre-Masters level, or at an equivalent level (desirable)
  • Competence in administration and IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.)
  • Experience of developing and updating teaching materials and experience of working with a Virtual Learning Environment

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.

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