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EAP Pre-Sessional Tutor (1FTE, FTC)

Royal College of Art - Academic Development Office

Location: London, Hybrid
Salary: £42,205 to £48,263 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd April 2024
Closes: 15th April 2024
Job Ref: 034-24
 

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-level institution in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world‘s number one art and design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the worldwide survey of academic and industry opinion.

Role Overview: We are seeking experienced EAP (English for Academic Purposes) tutors to join our dedicated Pre-Sessional team this summer. This role offers a unique opportunity to engage with motivated postgraduate students, focusing on criticality, extensive reading, and autonomous learning.

Required dates:

8-week course: Fixed Term contract from Monday 1st July to  Friday 30th August 

4-week course: Fixed Term contract from Monday 29th July to Friday 30th August 

About Us: At the Royal College of Art (RCA), we pride ourselves on providing top-tier English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Pre-Sessional courses tailored to international postgraduate Art and Design students. Our courses are designed to foster academic and language communication skills, placing students at the core of our educational strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct classes 4 days a week (9.00am-12.00pm BST), including planning, marking, team teaching, and 1:1 student tutorials.
  • Handle teaching administration, including accurate registers, timely feedback, and report writing.
  • Participate in team meetings and CPD sessions every Wednesday.
  • Demonstrate initiative in designing and planning teaching sessions.
  • Utilize technology for administrative and teaching efficiency, with confidence in online classroom software.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues across the team, embracing a collegiate approach.

Course Structure:

  • 8-week course: Monday 8th July to Friday 30th August
  • 4-week course: Monday 5th August to Friday 30th August

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential:

  • MA in an EAP or related field OR demonstrate significant related experience.
  • DELTA, PGCE, or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • EAP experience in Higher Education.
  • Strong systemic language knowledge and teaching methodologies in EAP and Academic Literacies.
  • Ability to work flexibly, focusing on dialogic and critical reflective skills.
  • Familiarity with Art and Design teaching contexts and current themes.
  • Effective use of technology for teaching and administrative tasks.

Desirable:

  • Fellowship of the HEA.
  • Experience in action research and conference presentation.
  • Experience teaching postgraduate and/or Art and Design students.

What We Offer:

  • Full-time position (8.30am-4.30pm, Mon-Fri).
  • Option to work either online or on-campus (Battersea or Kensington campus).
  • Engaging and stimulating environment with highly motivated students.
  • Opportunity to contribute to innovative teaching and learning methods.

At RCA, we are committed to inclusivity and student engagement, working collaboratively to ensure successful outcomes for our Pre-Sessional courses. Join us in shaping the future of international postgraduate Art and Design education!

Please see Information Pack for further details. You can apply using the short application with cv upload. 

Further details: Information Pack  

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