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EAP Tutors – Pre-Sessional English

InstitutionUniversity of Dundee
Job TypeFixed Term

Job Details

Student Services plays a key role in the delivery of institutional excellence and contributes to key areas of practice regarding the welfare and well-being of students and staff, including student retention, progression and support in transition, and an enhancement-led approach to delivering a first class student experience.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Tutor in English for Academic Purposes within our English for International Students unit, to support staff in the delivery of English Language teaching programmes.

Working as part of a team teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines, the post holder will teach general language points in addition to specifically academic applications of the language. Staff may be required to provide pastoral support to students requiring it, uphold the university’s policy on data security and undertake other additional duties from time to time as necessary. Please see Job Description attached for further details.

Candidates should apply if they are interested in joining a dynamic and fast-paced team working to deliver an outstanding student experience.
Your priorities will include:

To work as part of a team teaching undergraduate and postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines.
To follow a discourse-based approach in helping students develop academic language and skills through the understanding and creation of written and spoken texts.
To prepare lessons, maintain teaching records, assess students’ work, invigilate exams, provide feedback to students, and participate in cultural and educational events, induction events and in assessment and team meetings.
To actively participate in CPD activities throughout the year to maintain and develop awareness of advances in the field of EAP.
To provide pastoral support to students.

Who we’re looking for:

Postgraduate Degree with relevant professional qualifications e.g. DELTA or equivalent
Recent experience in an English for Academic Purposes teaching role, in a higher educational institution, with evidence of meeting and exceeding objectives and targets.
Experience of team teaching to specific objectives.
Evidence of ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, utilising high levels of cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
Willingness to travel to deliver UoD programmes at partner institutions.

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee – an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology.

Job Salary & Benefits

£32,817 plus annual leave accrued on a pro-rata basis and paid at the end of the contract

Further Information

For further information please contact Simon Robertson To find out more about English for International Students please visit

Closing Date15/06/2020
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