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Hourly Paid Lecturer in Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes

InstitutionNottingham Trent University
Job TypePermanent - Zero-hours contract
LocationNottingham, UK

Job Details

The Language Centre at Nottingham Trent University provides year-round pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes, which help international students prepare for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University. We are seeking highly motivated and suitably qualified candidates to deliver teaching on the pre-sessional courses at various times of year according to need. We offer a friendly, motivating and supportive working environment.

Main Duties

Preparation and teaching of sessions
Assessment and feedback, report-writing and record-keeping
Attendance at the paid induction prior to the start of teaching, and at weekly team meetings
Liaison with colleagues as necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of the course.

Self-catering accommodation on campus may be available at a discounted rate for Pre-sessional tutors from outside the Nottingham area working on the 10- or 6-week summer courses.

Course dates 2019

Course dates are:
24/06/19 to 30/08/19 (excluding 26/08) with staff induction on 18-21/06.
22/07/19 to 30/08/19 (excluding 26/08) with staff induction on 17-19/07.
For both courses teachers will be contracted for 21 hours per week.

Applicants should have the Cambridge ESOL DELTA or an equivalent EFL teaching qualification, plus a first degree, together with substantial teaching experience. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to teach a language effectively using a variety of methods.

Experience of EAP teaching would be an advantage, as would an MA in TESOL or related subject.

Closing date: Please note that the recruitment process will end when all posts have been filled.
Interview date: Interviews will be held as and when necessary. Interviews can be either face-to-face or via Skype.

Please note this role does not meet the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship. Nottingham Trent University is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System.

For further job details and information on the type of person we are looking for, please refer to the following document(s).

Please note that CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed online application.

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

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Job Salary & Benefits

Pay rate is £43.02 per direct teaching hour. This includes the following elements: teaching, preparation, team meetings, marking and moderation of marks of the scheduled programme of work. Attendance at the pre-course staff inductions will be paid at the rate of £17.20 per hour.

Further Information

You can get further details about and apply for the post here:

Closing Date31/05/2019
Interview Date
Start Date18/06/2019

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