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Teaching Fellow: EAP Pre-Sessional (Summer)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh
Job TypeFixed Term

Job Details

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated EAP practitioners to teach on our BALEAP-accredited pre-sessional programme on campus in Edinburgh in Summer 2024. Contracts of 7 weeks (8 July to 23 August 2024) or 11 weeks (10 June to 23 August 2024) are available. This post is full-time (35 hours per week).

You will be joining an experienced and very supportive teaching and professional services team at this leading Russell Group university, as we work together with our highly motivated students to prepare them to confidently join their academic communities at the University of Edinburgh. Starting your contract with a paid 5-day induction, you will find Edinburgh to be an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We pride ourselves on creating a dynamic working environment where you can develop yourself as an EAP practitioner, whether you are an experienced teacher or in the earlier stages of your EAP career. We offer a competitive salary with three possible entry points within the UE07 grade in recognition of your demonstrated experience and teaching practice.

As a Pre-Sessional Teaching Fellow, you will use English Language Education’s (ELE) in-house materials to plan and teach lessons, to provide formative and summative feedback to students and to mark final assessments on the University of Edinburgh’s Pre-Sessional Programme. You will be a committed EAP teacher and keen to embrace reflective practice and professional development, and you will be a person committed to dignity, respect and collegiality.

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 including observed teaching practice (if your qualification is less well-known, please describe the course content in your covering letter)
– Demonstrable teaching experience, for example 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

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

A competitive salary of £38,205 to £44,263
Free or subsidised accommodation for the duration of your contract
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work
To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community
Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our staff benefits page and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits.

Further Information

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When submitting your application, please include an up-to-date CV and Supporting Statement.

Your Supporting Statement should detail how you meet the essential criteria of the job, and you should include a bullet point to match each essential criterion listed in the job description, to make your application clear.

Please express whether you wish to be considered for a 7-week or 11-week contract.

Closing Date29/02/2024
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