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Pre-sessional EAP Tutors

InstitutionUniversity of Southampton
Job TypeFixed term, full time and part time
LocationRichard Taunton College, Southampton

Job Details

Interviews will be arranged as soon as possible and will be available via Skype.

The Academic Centre for International Students, part of the Faculty of Humanities, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced tutors for our summer Pre-sessional programmes in English for Academic Purposes. Our 2017 Pre-sessional programmes saw nearly 1700 students join our vibrant University community, and we are looking to expand our existing team of language professionals for 2018. Information about the programmes is available here.

You should be a graduate with a CELTA or equivalent, and ideally hold a DELTA or postgraduate degree associated with English language teaching/ Applied Linguistics. You should have significant recent experience of student-centred EAP or EFL teaching, ideally in a UK higher education context. Successful candidates will be fluent in both written and spoken English, and committed to an excellent student experience.

Course dates:
•Staff induction from Tuesday 24 – Friday 27 July, teaching from Monday 30 July to Thursday 6 September.

You must be available to teach for the entire period of the course; annual leave accrued will be paid at the end of the contract.

Posts available:
•Reading and Writing Tutors (full-time only)
•Listening and Speaking Tutors (full-time or part-time at 0.5 full-time equivalent). Please note that the part time hours will be based on student timetables. If you are only available to work on certain days of the week please contact us prior to applying.

Please see job description / person specification documents below for further details. We have a limited number of vacancies available so while we will try to offer first preferences this may not be possible, please indicate your preferences and availability on your application.

Job Salary & Benefits

Starting salary:
•Listening and Speaking Tutor: £29,799 pro rata per annum
•Reading and Writing Tutor: £33,518 pro rata per annum

We are unable to enter into negotiations concerning pay.

•Opportunity to work at one of the UK’s top universities.
•Invitation to return each summer, subject to satisfactory performance and business need.
•Four-day paid induction, with support and professional development throughout.
•Well organised and established courses with comprehensive materials.
•Competitive salary, increasing incrementally for each successive year of service.
•Subsidised self-catering, en-suite accommodation (shared kitchen facilities).

Further Information

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Lizzie Cessford (Recruitment Team) by email at Please quote reference 979618LN-E5 on all correspondence.

Closing Date15/07/2018
Interview Date
Start Date

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