|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£45,215 to £49,021 per annum pro rata|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world ‘s number 1 art & design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the largest world-wide survey of academic and industry opinion.
Applications are invited for a non-academic EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Pre-Sessional Team Leader. This is a remote working role for the fixed term period of 2 May 2023 to 25 August 2023. From 2 May to 16 June, this role will be 0.6FTE (21 hours per week). From 19 June to 25 August, this role will be full time (35 hours per week).
EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Pre-Sessional courses at the Royal College of Art (RCA) provide academic and language communication skills development to international postgraduate Art and Design students. As part of RCA strategy, we are committed to putting students at the heart of everything we do, working to ensure successful outcomes for the Pre-Sessional courses to support inclusivity and student engagement. We run a small, collegiate Pre-Sessional course specifically designed to develop students’ skills in criticality, extensive reading and autonomous learning.
Accredited by the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP), the EAP Pre-Sessional courses are tailor-made and constructively aligned with the needs of postgraduate art and design education. The courses highlight the dialogic, critically reflective and independent enquiry skills needed in Art and Design Higher Education and draw on the wide range of interdisciplinary research areas explored at the college. EAP Pre-Sessional team leaders contribute to high quality, innovative teaching and learning within an academic communicative skills context. The EAP Pre-Sessional courses offer a variety of teaching methodologies with core principles of flexibility, collaboration and process at the heart.
This post is a non-academic EAP Pre-Sessional Team Leader position providing high quality operationalisation of our specifically designed EAP Pre-Sessional courses for postgraduate Art and Design students. This is an exciting post suitable for someone with a passion for Art and Design wishing to bring innovative ideas to a leadership role in the Pre-Sessional courses. This role requires experience of teacher training, CPD development and a collaborative approach to team building and leadership. Excellent understanding of best practice in EAP Academic Skills teaching and a strong track record of online and in person teaching as well as an enthusiastic approach to understanding and exploring Art and Design postgraduate education are a priority. The position offers a chance to contribute to the design, systems, and implementation strategies of a growing and developing course. The role is best suited to someone who enjoys flexibility, creative challenge and resourceful solution-finding in a pro-active, initiative-led environment.
Please see Information Pack for full details of this role.
Please upload your cv and a covering letter stating your reasons for applying to this role.
Applications will close at 11.59pm on 12 April 2023
Interviews will be held 17 April 2023
Further details: Information Pack
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