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Lecturer (Education) – English for Academic Purposes

Reference14986 / 3470
InstitutionBrunel University London
Job Typepermanent
LocationBeijing / Chongqing / Uxbridge

Job Details

Brunel Language Centre (BLC), Brunel University London has teaching opportunities in China and UK for a well-qualified, motivated EAP practitioner who is passionate about learning and teaching. BLC was founded in 2005 and is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the English Language Gazette. We are passionate about teaching and committed to the well-being and success of our students and colleagues. We provide a supportive working environment and offer opportunities for colleagues to flourish in their TEAP careers.

The post-holder will be based in China for two semesters per year (approx. 12 weeks each semester) and will work closely with:
1. North China University of Technology (NCUT), Beijing, People’s Republic of China,
2. Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications (CQUPT), Chongqing, People’s Republic of China
3. Brunel Language Centre, Brunel University London
4. College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London.

During the non-teaching periods, the post-holder will be based in the UK and work on material development, assessment, CPD, and other tasks within Brunel Language Centre.

The successful applicant will work within a growing team of EAP (TNE) tutors and have responsibility for contributing to the successful delivery of a suite of English programmes for NCUT and CQUPT. A team player with experience in a busy working environment, you are a self-starter with excellent decision-making skills. You have a proven interest in teaching technologies and a willingness to embrace latest teaching software. You have empathy with differing cultures and a willingness to develop and improve the student experience of undergraduate students who need to raise their level of English within the context of their degree subject.

An independent and proactive approach to work is essential, and the successful applicant should have a strong desire to find solutions. A flexible attitude, excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and literacy skills, a willingness to help out and learn (and use) new systems are essential. Previous experience/knowledge of Transnational Higher Education and/or work within Chinese HE sector is desirable.

Applicants must hold a CELTA and a DELTA, and an MA relevant to the Teaching of English is desirable (qualifications in progress are acceptable).

If you are prepared to work in a team that strives both for excellence and continual improvement, then you could be the right candidate for this post.

You need to be based in the UK or China. If you’re based in the UK, you need to be eligible for a visa to work for approximately 24 weeks a year in China and have the required vaccinations. Brunel University London will support the work permit and visa applications, as well as cover all relevant costs. If you are based in China, you will also need to have the right to work in China and the UK.

On occasion, you may be working with under 18s and the successful applicants will be DBS checked.

Job Salary & Benefits

Salary: H3 from £39,745 to £51,805 per annum plus cost-of-living allowance applicable to location

Further Information

Apply through the vacancy link: Start date negotiable.

Closing Date24/11/2022
Interview Date28/11/2022
Start Date01/02/2023

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