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Academic Tutor (Physics)

Study Group - Sheffield ISC

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £33.35 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021

Contract Type: Variable Hours.


We are Study Group. We are a global leader in international education partnering with students and Top Tier Universities from all over the world. We believe in creating a better world through education, and value talented, driven, and student-centred people that believe the same.

The University of Sheffield International College and its programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Sheffield.  We are currently seeking Physics sessional tutors who will deliver highly effective teaching of modules at Foundation (Pre-Undergraduate), within the Science & Engineering Programme, working closely with the Head of Science. We specifically require staff to teach in the following areas: Foundation: Physics.


Reporting to the Curriculum Leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering modules to international students
  • Encouraging students to participate in a wide range of self-study activities via the College virtual learning environment (VLE), to develop independent learning.
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
  • Contributing to the preparation of formative and summative assessment materials; marking and providing feedback to students
  • Providing input for related modules to the annual review and reporting process
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching staff.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering or a related discipline and preferably a minimum of a master’s degree.
  • A Teaching qualification is desirable, but not essential.
  • Teaching experience in Physics or a related discipline within post-16 education, a UK pathway college or higher education.
  • Experience of working with international students with knowledge of their particular needs 
  • Fluent spoken and written English with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to deliver differentiated teaching in an effective and enthusiastic manner
  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc)
  • Strong organisational and record-keeping skills with attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines, and occasionally extended hours
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • A student-centred approach


Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education and work with universities that are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are. Voted as 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.  


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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