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Teaching Fellow: EAP Pre-Sessional (Summer)

InstitutionThe University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Job TypeFull-time, Fixed Term
LocationPaterson’s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ

Job Details

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated EAP practitioners to teach on our BALEAP-accredited pre-sessional programme in summer 2021. Contracts of 7 weeks (19th July to 3rd September) are available.

The 7-week contract for Phase 2 will include an online induction week from 19th to 23rd July plus teaching discipline-specific English language courses from 26th July to 3rd September. Delivery will be in-person in Edinburgh for the teaching period of 26th July to 3rd September 2021 and teaching staff will be required to be resident within commuting distance of campus during this period.

As a 7-week EAP Pre-sessional Teaching Fellow you will use English Language Education’s (ELE) in-house materials to teach and provide formative and summative feedback to students on the University of Edinburgh’s Pre-Sessional Programme as they prepare for postgraduate study at the University. You will be a committed EAP teacher and keen to embrace reflective practice, professional development and collegiality.

You will be joining an experienced teaching and professional services team at this leading Russell Group university, as we launch our exciting new-look pre-sessional programme and prepare our highly-motivated students for their studies at the University of Edinburgh.

As well as rewarding, interesting work, you will have excellent opportunities for CPD. Applications are welcomed from both experienced teachers and those in the earlier stages of a career in teaching EAP in the HE sector.

Your skills and attributes for success:
– First degree and/or significant experience and standing in a professional, practice-based background relevant to the subject area
– Relevant Master’s Degree (or equivalent) or currently engaged in related post-graduate study
– Relevant language teaching qualification and demonstrable teaching experience, to include 2 years within a Higher Education Institution in areas including UK Pre-Sessionals
– Up-to-date knowledge of current theory and practice in teaching, learning, course/materials design and assessment in the subject area
– Excellent IT skills and evidence of supporting the integration of technologies into learning, teaching and scholarship

Job Salary & Benefits

The role is Grade 7 and attracts an annual salary of £33,797 to £40,322 for 35 hours, each week. Salary is paid monthly by direct transfer to your Bank or Building Society account, normally on the 28th of the month.

EAP Teaching Fellows will benefit from free University of Edinburgh accommodation for the duration of their contract, subject to availability. An accommodation allowance is also available, should a successful post holder prefer to secure alternative accommodation. Eligibility is decided on a case-by-case basis and further information regarding accommodation will be available if selected for interview.

Further Information

All applicants should apply online by clicking the following link:

The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. Please ensure you include an up to date CV with your application.

We anticipate the online interviews will be held in the week commencing 21st June 2021. You will be notified by email whether you have been shortlisted for interview or not.

The closing date is 5pm on Thursday 17th June 2021.

Closing Date21/06/2021
Interview Date21/06/2021
Start Date19/07/2021

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