Salary: £34,804 to £39,152 per annum
Grade: Grade 7
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Thursday 01 April 2021
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 15 April 2021 (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date: See advert
Are you an experienced teacher familiar with the higher education sector and interested in working with our multi-national student groups preparing for university study?
We are looking for an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Tutor to deliver high-quality, engaging teaching and student experience and to lead on modules across our EAP provision and levels. As well as teaching, you will need to be comfortable working on one-to-one student support, designing modules and guiding colleagues as they teach your modules.
As EAP Tutor you will:
• teach and develop high-quality teaching materials using a variety of techniques and approaches
• convene and/or teach on any of the Department's modules and support the coordination of one of the key courses
• mark and moderate coursework and examinations
• contribute to departmental learning and teaching activities, induction, open days, projects and initiatives
To succeed in this role you will have:
• a postgraduate degree associated with English language teaching or (Applied) Linguistics or extensive experience in the application of English language teaching skills in relevant contexts
• a certificate or diploma such as CELTA or DELTA or equivalent
• recent experience and knowledge of dynamic and student-centred teaching of multi-national groups on EAP courses associated with preparing students for university study, preferably both in the UK and overseas
• a strong awareness of equal opportunities and intercultural and interpersonal differences
The International Programmes department provides high-quality and market-responsive in-house international pathways to Kent degrees, as well as a variety of pre-sessional and other foundation degrees and international summer schools to enhance opportunities for staff and students, as well as the University’s international reputation.
The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral.
Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.
Interviews will be held over two days and are provisionally planned for 29 and 30 April 2021.
Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Resourcing Team on [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-191-21