Academic Skills Tutor

Study Group
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£29.72 per hour
14 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
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Job Level
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Academic Support
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Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education and work with universities which are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  

Due to some very exciting growth, we are looking for a number of student-centred Academic Skills Tutors to join the team. This is an exciting job role where you’ll work with students on a variety of skills to help prepare them for study at a Russell Group University. You could be assisting students in areas such as Critical thinking, critical reading, some labs skills, research methods, tutorial and pastoral support, and literature review.

As the largest pathway college within the UK & Europe, with over 1,500 students enrolled annually, you’ll be joining a large collaborative team that are passionate about teaching and learning. You would be working in a culture of enhancing learning, teaching and assessment through a developmental Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy, which for you will mean autonomy, innovation, and development opportunities.


In these jobs, you will be teaching areas of Social Science to groups of international students across our Level 3 and Level 6 programmes. You’ll be given the autonomy to be innovative and engaging to enhance the learning experience. The job will give you an average contact time of just under 19 hours per week, but this is reduced for additional responsibilities, such as material development and module coordination. You’ll undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, and you’ll also have the chance to support the development of the student’s independent learning.


  • Your experience will be in teaching Academic Skills at level 3 or Level 6 (within the relevant subject area) – (Essential)
  • A relevant degree or Masters e.g.# TESOL, Applied Linguistics (essential)
  • A recognised teaching qualification (desirable)
  • Experience of module development and/or module coordination (desirable)


  • Statutory holiday allowance.
  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
  • A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
  • As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
  • We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.


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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