Social Sciences Tutor
We are Study Group, a pathway provider college which offers international students the chance to study programmes that are specially designed, university-recognized courses. Our courses help international students to gain the academic, English language and learning standards that they need to succeed, giving them the best possible start to the UK or European education. We strive to create a better world through education and value student centred Tutors that share the same passion.
Due to some very exciting growth, we are looking for Social Sciences Tutors to join The University of Sheffield International College to teach Urban Studies (Levels 3 & 6), Sociology (Level 3) or Social Sciences (Level 6).
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 is 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.
Working at Study Group is a unique experience that offers variety, opportunity, and a fast pace. The pressure can be high during peak periods, and you’ll need to be resilient, and adaptable to succeed in this dynamic working environment. However, you’ll be given support from an initial induction, regular team meetings, and a personal development plan.
In this job, you’ll deliver our Social Sciences (Urban Studies, Sociology and Social Sciences) module provision, teaching small groups international students across our Level 3 and Level 6 programmes. Our class sizes are on average between 15-20 students, and 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 19 hours per week, and there will be material development for you to be involved in. 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.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Your experience will be in teaching Social Sciences in a Further Education or Higher Education context, teaching at a minimum of Level 3 (and 6, if stated above). (essential)
- A degree in a Social Sciences subject. (essential)
- A postgraduate qualification in a Social Sciences subject. (essential)
- A recognised teaching qualification (essential)
- Experience teaching students under the age of 18 (desirable)
- Previous experience teaching International Students (desirable)
- Competitive salaries
- A 30-day holiday (For full time) allowance that is not restricted to outside of term time.
- Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.
- A large global network that offers fantastic career opportunities.
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.
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.