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Business Tutor

Deadline for applications: N/A

Hours: Sessional
Salary: £33.68 per hour

Job overview

Kingston University International Study Centre and its programmes are provided by Study Group. You will work with colleagues across the Centre to ensure the effective delivery of teaching programmes in line with our teaching, learning and assessment strategy, broader scholarship and aims for an outstanding student experience. You will also contribute directly to student support and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Centre.

Key responsibilities

As a tutor, you will contribute to the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials, and delivery across a range of Business modules at Foundation (RQF Level 3), Year One Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 4) and Pre-Masters (FHEQ Level 6) levels.

  • Prepare and deliver teaching lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions, with variable hours up to 25 hours per week.
  • Write and prepare unit examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment.
  • Mark students’ formative and summative assessment submissions and provide timely feedback to students on their performance, including tutorials and writing regular student reports.
  • Develop and update course material for modules and teaching sessions, including module material for the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Work with the Centre’s administration team in the delivery of induction, orientation and registration programmes.
  • Ensure all students receive appropriate on-going welfare and progression support.
  • Track students’ academic journey, and identify and implement appropriate intervention strategies to support on-going learning.
  • Act as a Personal Tutor for one or more groups of students.
  • Implement quality assurance procedures at module and teaching session level, and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of courses.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of students’ attendance and performance.
  • Attend and contribute to standardisation, moderation and other quality assurance meetings.
  • Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributing to the effective overall management of the programme and student life cycle.
  • Participate in the Centre and University governance structure, including attending all compulsory meetings.
  • Participate in regular training and development activities, and maintain a log of these activities.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related subject area and a minimum of a Master’s degree.
  • Relevant Teaching Qualification.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Experience of or a commitment to working with international students.
  • Experience of teaching in the UK Higher or Further education sector.
  • Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.).
  • A student-centred approach.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Strong record-keeping skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player.
  • Innovation and creativity in developing and executing student enhancement activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Key benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

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.

Organisational compliance

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.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

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.