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Functional Study Skills Teacher

De Montfort University International College

Start Date: 4th January 2023

Working hours: 4 – 20 hours per week during Term Time

Flexible Working: 2 to 5 days per week

Job purpose

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our teaching team in the Health & Life Science Department. Your role will involve teaching and assessing ICT and Numeracy to international and home students, at level 3, to ensure they exceed targets. You will support learners in all aspects of their educational studies using both pre-prepared materials, innovation within your teaching as well as utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.

Based at the heart of De Montfort University’s campus, DMUIC offers a wide range of courses to international and home students, all of which, upon successful completion, allow progression to a variety of university Degrees, both Undergraduate and Postgraduate, at De Montfort University. Our students come from over 50 different countries providing an incredibly diverse community of learners. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.

If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver ICT & Numeracy lessons to international pre-university students, and UK home students, from a range of linguistic, educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Be able to deliver lessons both face-to-face and online as when required based on delivery model employed by the organisation
  • Remain sensitive to the expectations of different nationalities whilst encouraging an open and questioning approach to learning that leads students to become independent learners
  • Provide academic support for students, as appropriate, through consultations and tutorials, demonstrating a willingness to offer extra advice outside normal class hours
  • Develop and maintain an encouraging classroom/studio environment in which accepted rules of behaviour are consistently applied
  • Select, prepare, develop and use teaching and learning materials appropriate for international students
  • Assess students throughout their modules, regularly creating, providing and marking both formative and summative evaluations
  • Provide detailed oral and written feedback to students and other stakeholders, for example, the College Manager and Director, as required
  • Carry out administrative and record-keeping tasks associated with teaching and assessment (e.g. accurate attendance records, student progress reports, schemes of work, test invigilation)
  • Assist the development of module templates, schemes of work, assessment materials & Handbooks
  • Populate the VLE (Blackboard) with relevant materials for students to access
  • Attend and contribute to college meetings and training sessions as required
  • Act as a positive ambassador for Oxford International pathway programmes
  • Adhere to both the DMU and DMUIC codes of conduct for staff

Application Process

In the first instance, please send a CV and covering letter to college@dmu.ac.uk 

To learn more about the college and apply through the site please click here

Oxford International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Oxford International is an equal opportunity employer. Every applicant and employee has the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

This job description is provided as a guide to the role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities and may be subject to periodic revision.

Location: Leicester
Salary: £30 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th November 2022
Closes: 29th January 2023
   
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