Head of English

Study Group
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
£34,000-£37,000 per annum
05 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Our University of Lincoln International Study Centre is looking for a Head of English, a pivotal role to the successful running of this Gold standard institution, known for its cutting edge technology and variety of innovative teaching methods.

 As Head of English you will lead a team of English tutors, ensuring that all English and Academic Skills modules across all courses and programmes are delivered to agreed standards, follow the agreed curriculum and utilise agreed assessment modes, resulting in the best possible outcomes for students and the best possible student experience.

This role will have around 10-12 hours teaching a week.


  • Lead and motivate a team of English tutors to contribute to ensuring the best possible student outcomes and student experience on English and Academic Skills modules.
  • In conjunction with the Centre Leadership team, develop and implement an approach to learning, teaching and assessment that inspires students and provides an appropriate learning journey in meeting their development needs and preparation for university study.
  • Contribute to partnership development with University of Lincoln academics and leaders to enhance students’ academic preparedness and transition to university study.
  • Plan and oversee the design and delivery of all English, and Academic Skills modules, ensuring the best possible student outcomes and student experience, holding regular team meetings and student focus groups to review and inform planning and development.
  • Allocate teaching resources for English, and Academic Skills according to scheduling guidelines, ensuring that teaching and learning activities are planned and resources allocated according to set deadlines and that these are planned and delivered efficiently both within agreed budgets and to meet operational margins.
  • Oversee the production of documentation for English and Academic Skills, including course outlines, module handbooks, schemes of work and teaching and learning materials, including use of online materials available via the VLE.
  • Work in partnership with the Head of Curriculum and Progression to design and introduce new programmes, modules, products and methods of delivery and assessment.
  • Work with ISC network colleagues to ensure design and delivery of Academic English Skills in the Centre is in line with Study Group requirements, including standardisation and moderation.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key academic contacts at the University in relation to English and Academic Skills, ensuring a full understanding of relevant University curriculum content, assessment modes and quality policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree (essential)
  • Relevant Teaching qualification (essential, eg DELTA, TEFL, MA Linguistics)
  • Leadership and management experience in a teaching and learning environment
  • Experience of teaching English to international students in UK Higher or Further Education


  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.


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.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. 

Please apply via the link.

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