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Tutor: English for Academic Purposes

InstitutionUniversity of Dundee
Job TypeFixed Term

Job Details

We are recruiting for exceptional individuals to join us for our upcoming pre-sessional English programmes as Tutors in English for Academic Purposes within our English for International Students unit.

Working as part of a team teaching postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines, the post holder will teach general language points in addition to specifically academic applications of the language. Staff may be required to provide pastoral support to students requiring it, uphold the university’s policy on data security and undertake other additional duties from time to time as necessary. Please see Job Description attached for further details.

Candidates should apply if they are interested in joining a dynamic and fast-paced team working to deliver an outstanding student experience.

Contract dates are 24th May to 20th August and 14th June to 20th August. Tutors will need to provide a fast, secure internet connection and up-to-date hardware. You will also need to commit to being responsible for the online delivery of courses.
Your priorities will include:
Working as part of a team teaching postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines.
Follow a discourse-based approach in helping students develop academic language and skills through the understanding and creation of written and spoken texts.
Preparing lessons, maintaining teaching records, assessing students’ work, invigilating exams, providing feedback to students, and participating in cultural and educational events, induction events and in assessment and team meetings.
Providing pastoral support to students.
Who we’re looking for:
Postgraduate Degree with relevant professional qualifications e.g. DELTA or equivalent
Recent experience in an English for Academic Purposes teaching role, in a higher educational institution, with evidence of meeting and exceeding objectives and targets.
Experience of team teaching to specific objectives.
Evidence of ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, utilising high levels of cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
Willingness to travel to deliver UoD programmes at partner institutions.

Job Salary & Benefits

Grade 7 (£32,817 – £40,322)

Further Information

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee – an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology.

For further information please contact Simon Robertson To find out more about English for International Students please visit

Closing date: 18 June 2021.

Interviews will take place before the closing date and posts will be filled on an ongoing basis

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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Closing Date18/06/2021
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