Academic English Tutor

Study Group
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
£33,453 per annum
08 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you love to work in an innovative teaching environment, with the autonomy to help students achieve their dreams?

We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, and this is just one of the phenomenal benefits that you have when working with us. We are an international, creative, and forward thinking business, and love adaptable people that thrive in this environment. Our Durham University International Study Centre opened last September and has had an amazing first year. This has resulted in some really positive growth, and as we continue to build, we are now offering you as an enthusiastic EAP Tutor the opportunity to join the English team. We are an unrivalled business; see below just a few examples:

  • An FE environment that isn’t completely restricted by processes.
  • No evening or weekend classes.
  • Holiday that can be taken during term-time.
  • A global network that works with a number of top tier University partners.
  • Professional Development opportunities. Rare classroom environment.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

  • You will schedule, prepare and deliver AES classes (up to 20 hours per week) according to the module syllabus and description provided and as agreed with the Head of English.
  • You’ll keep accurate records of classes delivered and materials used 
  • Set, collect, mark and return homework and assessed course work within set timeframes
  • You will inspire the best performance from each student at their level both during their course and in final exams and assessments, provide them with the tools to achieve this and give comprehensive and constructive feedback to students on course and class work.
  • You will contribute to the bank of materials created to support delivery of the EAP programmes, and maintain the order and condition of existing materials.

What experience do you need?

You will be an adaptable Tutor that is used to working in an ever changing environment. You’ll have a keen interest in International Education, and a good awareness of the challenges involved. You should have a catalogue of innovative and creative classroom activity ideas.  See below some key skills that we would love to see:

  • Adequate experience teaching to Academic English/preparation for study.
  • Relevant teaching in a Further Education or Higher Education setting.
  • Experience of teaching a variety of International Students.
  • Qualified with a CELTA, DELTA, or relevant Masters.

The Location

Our Durham University Study Centre is the newest to the Study Group network, recently opening its doors in September last year. Based in the spectacular Queens Campus, it is now a fully functional centre full of talented students from across the globe. The centre runs a dynamic curriculum across the International Foundation, and the Pre-Masters programme. This is a high-energy centre, where no day is the same. The centre is right next to the River Tees and the breath taking Infinity Bridge

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 dedication. 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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