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10-week Pre-sessional tutor and 10-week IELTS tutor

ReferencePSE LIV
InstitutionUniversity of Liverpool
Job TypeFixed-term

Job Details

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Liverpool is accredited by BALEAP and the British Council. In its recent inspection by the British Council, the ELC was awarded 13 areas of strength and has subsequently been named an EL Gazette Centre of Excellence 2019.

The ELC is currently looking for a number of suitably qualified EAP teachers to deliver its summer pre-sessional courses to predominantly postgraduate students.

The period below is inclusive of a paid 3-day Tutor Induction:
10-week: 26th June – 6th September 2019. Students start the course on Monday, 1st July.

Postholders will be responsible for delivering academic English and academic skills development to international students, advising students on their progress, and encouraging students to be autonomous learners. Teachers can expect to have 18 hours of contact time per week (including tutorials) and up to 1.5 hours of cover per week (as required). All materials are provided.

You will have qualifications which confer TEFL-Q status as set out in the British Council’s Accreditation UK handbook (available on the British Council’s website), and ideally have prior experience of teaching on pre-sessional or preparatory EAP programmes. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to variety of audiences. You will be an effective team player whilst also being able to work independently and on your own initiative.

We are also looking for a tutor with experience of teaching IELTS for our summer IELTS pathway to start on the 1st July.

Job Salary & Benefits

• £33,518 p/a (pro-rata) + 16.88% annual leave
• Subsidised accommodation on campus will be available on request, subject to availability.

Further Information

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV and brief covering letter to, entering ‘Pre-sessional Job Application’ in the subject line. If you have any questions about either post, you can contact Rachel Peacock, the Interim Pre-sessional Director, at

Closing Date31/08/2019
Interview Date24/06/2019
Start Date26/06/2019

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