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- Part Time
Contract Type: Variable hours (up to 20 per week), Fixed Term until 31/08/2021
Due to growth in student numbers, Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre are now recruiting a Computing tutor to join the existing teaching team. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Computing to students on a university preparation pre-masters course offered by the Centre. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative tutor. The right candidate will have a natural ability to motivate students and deliver high quality teaching as well as carrying out relevant pastoral functions. You will enjoy working with international students, be performance driven and be able to work co-operatively and flexibly with other colleagues. We are looking for a patient tutor who is committed to providing an interesting and effective learning experience to our students.
- To deliver high quality teaching to groups of international students.
- To undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, whilst complying with quality standards and processes.
- To act as a Module Leader in relevant subject areas, which may include coordinating a team of tutors, updating module handbooks, preparing module assessment analysis and review reports and detailed schemes of work (indicative).
- To deliver schemes of work effectively, to set assessments and mark these in a timely manner.
- To teach up to a maximum of 20 hours per week (teaching contact time).
- To implement enhancement and enrichment activities across the curriculum (both inside and outside of classroom).
- To act as a personal/group tutor to provide academic and pastoral support to students.
- To ensure student punctuality, attendance and appropriate behaviour in class/teaching rooms.
- To maintain accurate and up to date records of student attendance and assessment grades.
- To maintain accurate progression risk tracking and student performance data.
- To make every effort to secure the best performance from each student at their level both during their course and in final exams and assessments.
- To actively promote the use of differentiation in the classroom.
- To actively promote the creative use of TEL (technology enhanced learning), and ensure the VLE (virtual learning environment) meets provider and university standards for the modules you teach.
- To contribute to the preparation of mid and end of term reports on and for students.
- To be responsible for creating and updating teaching materials, and developing the VLE module page.
- To undertake projects as directed by the Head of Curriculum and Quality.
- Provide cover where necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Relevant teaching qualification (PGCE, Masters Degree and/or Phd)
- Minimum 4 years’ experience teaching ideally to International students on university preparation courses up to Pre-Masters level, or at an equivalent level
- Competence in administration and IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.)
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines
- Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance driven team player
- Experience of developing and updating teaching materials and experience of working with a Virtual Learning Environment
We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017, 2018 and 2020 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.