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Lecturer in Academic Study Skills/English Language Support

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £37,474 to £43,414 Grade 7 pro-rata per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th January 2023
Closes: 8th February 2023
Job Ref: 50883

Part Time (22.2 hours, 0.6 FTE) - weekend delivery

Location: Birmingham Campus

The Institute of Inner-City Learning is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Academic Study Skills/English Language Support at its Birmingham Campus. The primary delivery mode is face-to-face on campus, however you should be prepared to engage in online and distance delivery due to the pandemic. 

- THE ROLE –

The post holder will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules and subject areas and may lead on modules and programmes, primarily, but not exclusively those which provide English Language and Academic Skills Development and Support. Please note that the post is weekend delivery.

Main duties will include:

  • Offer teaching and student support at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level of study, either individually or as a member of a teaching team.
  • Offer teaching in a variety of learnings settings from seminar and small group tutorials to large lectures, workshops or placements, using appropriate and engaging teaching styles, within an established programme of study.
  • Design and develop teaching materials, assessment methods and criteria, for individual modules or modules within a specific subject area, with a clear awareness and understanding of relevant quality assurance requirements.
  • Supervise the work of students in a timely, professional and supportive manner, providing necessary advice on study skills, research methods, assessment and dissertation work.
  • Offer appropriate advice, feedback, support, and encouragement to students, in both an academic and personal tutor role, to ensure a high-quality student experience.
  • Undertake relevant scholarly activity, either as part of a collaborative project or individually, as a means of updating knowledge in an appropriate specialism and underpinning effective learning and teaching, or for seeking publication, knowledge transfer, public dissemination, or for funding and grant opportunities.
  • Undertake appropriate administrative tasks to ensure the effective operation and management of the curriculum and, at the request of a line manager, undertake a small cross-programme or School administrative role such as student admissions, involvement in marketing and open day initiatives.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -

You should have:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in teaching English language with relevant delivery, assessment and student support
  • Demonstrable organisational and personal management skills
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills with evidence of a commitment to team working and teaching
  • IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery

- FURTHER INFORMATION -

  • Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)

- HOW TO APPLY -

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 8th February 2023, 11:59pm.

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