Tutor

Recruiter
Location
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
Salary
£30,000 - £34,000 DOE
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
11 Jun 2017
Job Level
Tutor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Subject Areas Required:

Maths, English, Business, Physics, Economics, Academic Practice, Humanities, Personal

Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Tutors to join the Study Group organisation, working from our brand new International Study centre.  The right candidate should be an enthusiastic, organised, and committed tutor, with exceptional interpersonal skills that has a true passion for providing inspirational learning experiences.

Study Group is a global leader in providing a transformational learning experience for international students, leaving them with academic success and rewarding careers.  2016 was a successful year with 70,000 students enrolling across 163 countries. This is an exciting time for the organisation as we introduce a new centre, working in partnership with a highly reputable University. Above all, providing a fantastic learning experience to our students is at the heart of what we do, so if you are passionate, dedicated, and interested in embarking in a truly fulfilling position, then you’ve come to the right place.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the role is to deliver highly effective modules at both Foundation Year (Pre Undergraduate) and Graduate Diploma (Pre Masters) level, in the Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Subject Leader; Head of English; or Head of Curriculum & Progression, you will be responsible for:

The Durham University International Study Centre programmes cover the following subject areas:

  • Foundation: Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Marketing; Science and Engineering, Humanities, Law and Social Science.
  • Pre-Masters: Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Marketing; Science and Engineering.

Delivering modules (through teaching) to international students studying on programmes offered by the Centre and assisting with the development of modules

  • Preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students, including re-sit examinations
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of the Centre’s virtual learning environment (VLE). 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
  • Providing, when/if required, academic learning support to a small number of students
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff.

Qualifications/Training:

You will have experience of or a commitment to working with international students and have:

  • A recognised teacher status qualification and/or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related subject area and preferably a minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Experience:

Teaching experience in any of the relevant subject areas within an either FE or  UK higher education context; preferably experience of working with international students  

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc)
  • A student-centred approach
  • Strong record-keeping skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Strong sense of teamwork

Organisational Compliance:

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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