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Academic Skills Tutors

Deadline for applications: October 29th
 

The University of Sheffield International College and its programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Sheffield.  We are currently seeking a number of sessional Academic Skills Tutors to deliver a range of modules, including critical reading, academic writing and 1-2-1 tutorials.

* This offer is initially for January 2018 teaching term. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To deliver high quality teaching of Academic Skills related modules to groups of international students at both Foundation and Pre-Masters’ levels
  • To undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, whilst complying with quality standards and processes
  • To support development of students’ independent learning
  • To provide module feedback to a relevant module coordinator
  • To maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
  • To participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff
  • To monitor and offer ongoing academic support to designated groups of students

Organisational Compliance:

The position holder must comply with Study Group policies and applicable laws including those in relation, but not limited to: Occupational Health and Safety; Anti-Discrimination and Harassment, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and those specifically relevant to the position and authority of the job holder.

Selection Criteria:

As the successful candidate, you will enjoy working with international students and be performance driven.  In addition, you will have: 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • A teaching qualification such as CELTA or PGCE. Additionally, it would be desirable to have the UCLES DELTA or equivalent

Experience Required:

  • A proven ability to teach a range of Academic Skills
  • A minimum of 1-2 years teaching experience, preferably in UK higher or further education context, or other EAP experience
  • Experience of working with international students
  • Experience, and a positive track record, of working with staff teams, evaluating performance and identifying development needs

Knowledge/Attributes:

  • A student-centred approach
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment (e.g. Blackboard)
  • Strong record-keeping skills
  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • A commitment to continuous professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player

Compliance:

A full background (DBS) check will be required.

To apply, please submit completed application form and attach a cover letter.

Once completed these should be sent to USIChr@studygroup.com

Closing date for applications: 29th October 2018

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In case of any enquires please contact:

Stephen Dow: SDow@studygroup.com

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