Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Number of roles: 1
We are looking for a Sessional Tutor (English Language & Academic Skills) to join our team.
As a Sessional Tutor for English Language & Academic Skills at the University of Brighton International College, your role would involve:
Preparing and delivering modules in English for Academic Purposes and in Academic Skills to international students studying on programmes offered by the College
Preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, including re-sit examinations, marking and providing feedback to students
Participating in standardisation and moderation processes, including double marking
Assisting with the development and maintenance of the College’s virtual learning environment (VLE), and facilitating student access to same
Providing input for related modules to the annual review and reporting process
Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
Any other duties as required by the College Director, Academic Director and the Programme Leaders.
This is an excellent opportunity for a English Tutor or Teacher, who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.
A detailed job description can be viewed here.
What you’ll bring to the role
To succeed in the role, you will enjoy working with international students, be customer orientated and performance driven and possess:
A minimum of a Bachelor degree in a related subject area, and preferably a Master’s degree or higher (or equivalent qualification)
previous teaching experience in one of the relevant areas of expertise or a related area within a UK higher education context
ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment
competent IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc)
strong record-keeping skills
excellent interpersonal and communication skills
flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines
enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player.
Also desirable would be a Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, or currently undertaking a relevant course to obtain such a certificate
What we do
Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.
In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities.
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter via the 'Apply' button above, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 4th December 2023. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.
Interviews: w/c 11th December
Additional Application Information
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country.
Kaplan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.
This role involves working with learners who are under 18 years old and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Recruitment checks are undertaken in accordance with our background-checking policy. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (including children’s barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. In addition to the DBS check, for roles that include teaching or coaching, a Prohibition from Teaching Check will be completed through the Teaching Regulation Agency. Please be aware that it is an offense to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
If you require support completing your application or wish to talk to someone about the role before applying, please complete the following form.
Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments
At Kaplan International Pathways, we're dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive global workforce. As equal opportunity employers, we ensure fair treatment for all employees, safeguarding them from discrimination based on protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, and beyond.
We actively welcome individuals from varied backgrounds to apply for roles within our organisation, appreciating the distinct viewpoints and contributions they offer. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups, including diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with visible and hidden disabilities, and individuals of any age or family status.
Furthermore, we proudly endorse and provide a platform for our Employee Resource Groups, such as Kaplan Pride, Higher Ground Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage Group, and Parents and Carers. These groups serve as vital forums for support, connection, and advocacy within our company
Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme. Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview.
|Salary:||£35.22 Per Hour|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||4th December 2023|
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