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Pre-sessional Tutor in English for Academic Purposes (10 Week, in-person)

InstitutionUniversity of Kent
Job TypePre-sessional
LocationCanterbury, Kent

Job Details

About the Role:
The University of Kent is seeking to appoint an EAP Tutor to teach on the BALEAP-accredited 10 Week Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (in-person). In line with the Teacher Competencies Framework, as described by BALEAP, tutors will be responsible for facilitating students’ acquisition of the language, skills and strategies required for studying in a Higher Education context, and to support students’ understanding of approaches to interpreting and responding to the requirements of academic tasks and their related processes.
Teachers will be involved in all aspects of Pre-Sessional provision, including the planning and delivery of classes and student feedback. Teachers will be expected to spend 20-hours per week teaching and providing student tutorials, plus attend weekly staff meetings and scheduled development sessions. All teachers will take part in a formal observation and peer observations. Teachers must commit for the entire duration of the course.
Please note, we are unable to accept applications from anyone who will be unable to carry out the work based in the UK. At interview, candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK and will be required to provide original evidence in person prior to any work starting. In line with the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria, regretfully we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time.

About You:
Essential: A first degree (any discipline) and a recognised CELTA (or equivalent).
Desirable: A DELTA (or equivalent), and/or a Master’s degree in a related subject (e.g. TESOL, Applied Linguistics) is highly desirable.

You should have significant experience in EFL and/or EAP with experience of developing/adapting teaching materials to ensure alignment with programme learning outcomes (teaching materials will be provided). You should have experience of conducting, marking and moderating formative and summative assessments, providing high quality feedback and have the ability to complete teaching related administrative tasks, accurately and efficiently.
You must be competent and confident in your use of ICT and learning technologies. You will be using Moodle as the VLE.

Course Dates:
10 Week Teacher induction: Thurs 15th and Friday 16th June 2023
10 Week Student Induction: Mon 19th June 2023
10 Week Contract ends: Fri 25th August 2023
(Note: accrued holiday leave is taken after the course is finished)

Job Salary & Benefits

Assistant Lecturer (Grade 7)
34,189 – 39,609 Pro Rata
Accommodation on campus (ensuite) is available for teachers at a reduced rate and payable to the Accommodation Services Department. Teachers are welcome to join the students on social trips exploring Canterbury and surrounding areas, and join in with student activities on campus if they wish.

Further Information

If you have any questions about this role or wish to apply for this role apply, please send an up-to-date CV with a covering letter to Charlene Earl (Programme Manager) at Interviews will be held online, on a rolling basis.

Closing Date09/06/2023
Interview Date
Start Date15/06/2023

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