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EAP Tutor

InstitutionCU Group, Coventry University
Job TypeFixed term, full-time

Job Details

We are looking to recruit experienced and committed tutors to deliver English for Academic Purposes (EAP) classes on our summer Pre-sessional English courses. These Pre-sessional courses prepare students for entry to their degree programme through development of academic language and skills.

We are seeking tutors for our Pre-sessional English (PSE) Summer 10 and 5 week courses. There are both online and face-to-face/blended versions of these courses being delivered this summer. All tutors should be familiar with using a VLE such as Moodle to support teaching, and with using Microsoft Teams for teaching.

A full induction, course syllabus and materials are provided, and you will work under the guidance of a Course Leader. There will also be opportunities for CPD during the course. All our face-to-face Pre-sessional English courses have been accredited by BALEAP.

Please note that we can only consider applications from tutors who already have eligibility to work in the UK as these posts will not be eligible for sponsorship under tier 2. Tutors also need to be based in the UK for the full contract period.

Course Description
Coventry University has a Gold Rating for Teaching Excellence (TEF) and has been shortlisted for University of the Year (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).

The Pre-sessional English (PSE) programme is a University-wide programme which has attracted students from approximately 50 different counties and is well placed to be part of a truly international experience for our students.

The main destination degree courses for PSE students are International Business and other business-related subject degrees, with substantial numbers also taking engineering and computing courses, and increasing numbers taking Art and Design, or media related courses. Progression rates onto these courses from PSE courses is currently around 97%.

Course dates
We are recruiting EAP tutors for the courses listed below. The dates include an induction period and administrative days for report writing at the end of the course which are paid and require full attendance. A pro rata holiday entitlement is paid at the end of the course.

Summer 10 week /Summer 15 Block 2: Tues 8th June – Fri 27th August 2021

Late Summer 10 week: Tues 15th June – Fri 3rd Sept 2021

Summer 5 week: Tues 13th July – Fri 27th August 2021

Please note applicants must be available for the entire duration of the course, and resident in the UK for the full contract period.

Further details
• Applicants should hold a good first degree and a recognised TEFL qualification (e.g. CELTA, CertTrinity TESOL) as a minimum
• Applicants with a TEAP qualification, a DELTA and/or a master’s in Applied Linguistics/TESOL are particularly encouraged to apply
• Experience of teaching on EAP/pre-sessional and/or in-sessional courses, preferably in a UK university context, is desirable.
• For further information, please see the Job Description & Person Specifications.

Job Salary & Benefits

Remuneration will be at £29,166-£35,831 (pro rata) depending on qualifications and experience.

Further Information

To apply, please complete the application form via the link below, AND attach an up-to-date CV to your application:
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Closing Date12/07/2021
Interview Date
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