Academic Skills Tutor
Deadline for applications: N/A
Salary: £28.96 per hour
Contract type: Variable hour
Location: The University of Sheffield International College
Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education and work with universities which are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.
Due to some very exciting growth, we are looking for a number of student-centred Academic Skills Tutors to join the team. This is an exciting job role where you’ll work with students on a variety of skills to help prepare them for study at a Russell Group University. You could be assisting students in areas such as Critical thinking, critical reading, some labs skills, research methods, tutorial and pastoral support, and literature review.
As the largest pathway college within the UK & Europe, with over 1,500 students enrolled annually, you’ll be joining a large collaborative team that are passionate about teaching and learning. You would be working in a culture of enhancing learning, teaching and assessment through a developmental Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy, which for you will mean autonomy, innovation, and development opportunities.
In these jobs, you will be teaching areas of Social Science to groups of international students across our Level 3 and Level 6 programmes. You’ll be given the autonomy to be innovative and engaging to enhance the learning experience. The job will give you an average contact time of just under 19 hours per week, but this is reduced for additional responsibilities, such as material development and module coordination. You’ll undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, and you’ll also have the chance to support the development of the student’s independent learning.
Experience and qualifications
- Your experience will be in teaching Academic Skills at level 3 or Level 6 (within the relevant subject area) – (Essential)
- A relevant degree or Masters e.g.# TESOL, Applied Linguistics (essential)
- A recognised teaching qualification (desirable)
- Experience of module development and/or module coordination (desirable)
- Statutory holiday allowance.
- Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
- The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
- A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
- As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
- We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.
About Study Group
Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.
Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.
Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.
How to apply
We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.
What does a role at Study Group mean?
We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.
We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.
We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.
We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.