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Pre-sessional Senior Coordinator (Academic)

InstitutionThe Centre for Languages & International Education (UCL)
Job TypePermanent, full-time

Job Details

The Centre for Languages & International Education are looking to appoint a Pre-Sessional Senior Coordinator (Academic).

Reporting to the Head of Pre-sessional, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring and enhancing the quality of the Pre-sessional course materials. The post holder also supports the preparation, administration and delivery of the UCL CLIE Pre-sessional programmes, with a particular focus on the course materials.

The post holder will work as part of the Senior Pre-sessional team, under the overall direction of the Head of Pre-sessional, ensuring that the course provides the best possible academic and study skills and English language preparation for prospective UCL students.

The ideal candidate will hold a postgraduate degree in Applied Linguistics or similar, as well as a Level 7 teaching qualification, such as a Delta or similar. They will have a strong teaching background, including substantial knowledge of the principles underlying materials and assessment design in EAP. Preferably, they will have prior experience of managing a team engaged on a large project, or demonstrate an understanding of the skills involved, as well as relevant transferable skills. They will also have an ability to produce excellent written materials, as well as provide sensitive feedback on others’ work. They will be detail-oriented, adaptable, flexible and possess an ability to prioritise a busy workload. Lastly, they will have strong IT skills, with experience of using Microsoft Office packages in a professional setting to a high standard.

To be considered, you must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Job Salary & Benefits

The salary is UCL Grade 8 (£50,085-£58,895 per annum, including London Allowance).

Further Information

For full JD and person specification and to apply for this vacancy, please go to:

Alternatively, visit and use filters or job ref number B16-01383 to find the advert.

Candidates MUST upload the following documents:
– Full curriculum vitae
– Cover letter
– Copies of qualifications (combine all into 1 PDF)
– Contact details of at least two referees, covering the last 3 years of relevant employment

When completing your supporting statement, please tell us, using examples, how you meet the essential criteria listed in the job description and person specification.

The post is a full-time permanent contract, and the successful candidate ideally will be able to start in December 2023.

Interviews most likely will take place in the w/c 27th November.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact the Head of Pre-sessional, Robert Hughes (

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the CLIE HR Administrator, Simona Andriusyte (

Closing Date22/11/2023
Interview Date
Start Date

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