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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Assistant Course Leader

InstitutionHeriot-Watt University
Job Typefixed term, full time
LocationEdinburgh, UK

Job Details

2 vacancies. Starting 4 May going to 24 August.
Location: based in Edinburgh, UK. All work must be carried out within the UK, including that which is done remotely.

We are looking to recruit two experienced Assistant Course Leaders to support the delivery of our redesigned summer 2022 Pre-sessional English programmes. The Pre-sessional English programmes prepare students for entry to their degree programme through the development of academic language, and research and study skills.

We are seeking individuals who can contribute to the successful management and administration of the programme, deliver high quality teaching either on-campus or online, and can facilitate an excellent student experience on the programme.

Applicants should hold a Master’s degree (or higher) in Applied Linguistics/TESOL related field and/or a DELTA and have a minimum experience of teaching university level students in four programmes. Individuals with EAP course or programme leadership experience are particularly encouraged to apply. Extensive experience of teaching on a range of EAP/pre-sessional courses in different contexts, including in a UK university context is also desirable.

For further details, please check our website.

Job Salary & Benefits

Grade 7 (£33,309 – £40,927) pro rata
We provide a competitive salary, a comprehensive induction and professional development opportunities.

At Heriot-Watt University we understand that being diverse makes us better which is why we support a culture of respect and equal opportunity, and value diversity at the heart of what we do. We want to increase the diversity of our workplace to underpin a dynamic and creative environment.

Use our total rewards calculator: to see the value of benefits provided by Heriot-Watt University.

Further Information

Please attach a CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria. Please follow the link to

Applications will remain open until midnight (UK time) on January 23rd, after which shortlisting will begin. If you have not heard from us by February 4th, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing Date23/01/2022
Interview Date
Start Date04/05/2022

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