|Job Type||Fixed Term Hourly Paid Lecturer|
|Location||Kingston upon Thames|
Fixed term teaching positions on our 2020 Pre-Sessional Courses
Tutor induction Teaching commitment
Long course (waitlist only) 14-15 May 18 May – 28 Aug
Medium course 17-19 June 22 Jun – 28 Aug
Short course 22-24 July 27 Jul – 28 Aug
teaching English for Academic Purposes as part of a collegiate course team. This includes: lesson preparation and delivery, use of our VLE, providing targeted and constructive student feedback, marking, both pastoral and academic tutorial support; and upholding the standards of our pre-sessional courses
participation in the teacher induction programme, staff meetings and other events as required
accurate and timely record keeping
excellent teaching skills including an excellent ability to adapt to the needs of students within the course parameters, and to engage students in order to deepen learning
a CELTA (or equivalent with substantial TEFL component)
a minimum of 2 years recent English language teaching experience- preferably some in English for Academic Purposes
the ability to cheerfully adapt to the requirements of our course
the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve course aims
the ability to consistently produce high quality work within tight deadlines
the ability to maintain high professional standards and a positive outlook throughout the course
a good level of IT literacy: routine use of basic educational technology: word processing, email, VLE (Canvas) etc. for materials adaptation, blended learning and routine record keeping tasks
experience of teaching multilingual classes
awareness of current UK Higher Education teaching and learning conventions
knowledge of the academic and pastoral needs of international students on a pre-sessional course
recent experience of teaching EAP to groups of students from mixed disciplines.
recent experience of teaching on UK higher education pre-sessional courses
DELTA (or equivalent with substantial TEFL component)
masters degree in Applied Linguistics or related subject (preferred); or in any other subject
Experience of teaching undergraduate art and design students
Pre-Sessional EAP tutors are employed as Hourly Paid Lecturers. Weekly schedules vary but over the entire course we expect to offer the following hours for each full course:
Long Course: 485 hours across the course: this includes induction and weekly teachers’ meetings. On top of this, an extra fee for marking will be paid 3 times at a rate of 1 hour per student.
Medium Course: 360 hours across the course: this includes induction and weekly teachers’ meetings. On top of this, an extra fee for marking will be paid twice at a rate of 1 hour per student.
Short Course: 204 hours across the course: this includes induction and weekly teachers’ meetings. On top of this, an extra fee for marking will be paid once at a rate of 1 hour per student.
Standard Kingston rates of pay apply and currently start at £23.80 per hour which includes London weighting, and holiday pay. Please note, contact teaching hours are paid at the rate of 1.75 hour’s pay for 1 hour’s work: this covers pre and post lesson work including administration.
University Halls of Residence accommodation is available at a cost of approximately £140 pw- please enquire if interested.
For further details of these courses, visit our website: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/pre-sessional-english and for any questions about the roles, please contact Karen Hurley K.Hurley@kingston.ac.uk
To apply, please email a current CV and covering letter to Karen Hurley K.Hurley@kingston.ac.uk as soon as possible. Remember to specify which course you want to be considered for.