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Business Tutor (Maternity Leave)

Deadline for applications: N/A

Would you like to work in an innovative learning environment, teaching Business, on Higher Education preparatory programmes?

Job overview

Due to exciting growth on the Business programmes at our Durham University International Study Centre, we are expanding the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a student centred Business Tutor to join the team on a Maternity Cover contract. You’ll be teaching general Business, and Accounting and Finance (if possible) across our Level 3 and Level 6 programmes. Teaching small groups of international students (10-15 average), you’ll have the autonomy to provide innovative and engaging lessons that help prepare the students for Higher Education. Admin responsibilities are generally low and consistent across marking, reporting, and formative and summative assessments. Deadlines can be tight, so you’ll be a flexible and adaptable person that thrives in a dynamic teaching and learning environment. The current team are collaborative, regularly sharing best practice, as well as having a sociable culture that includes regularly team building and away days.

Salary: £33,453 per annum

Contract Type: Maternity Cover

Why choose us

We’re a global pathway provider in International Education, working in partnership with a number of Top Tier University Partners, and over 60,000 students each year. 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.  Using innovative teaching methods in an autonomous working environment, we empower our students to reach their potential, providing an unforgettable student experience, and a positive introduction to the UK and its culture.

Our Durham University Study Centre is the newest to the Study Group network, recently opened its doors in September last year. Based in the spectacular Queens Campus, it is now a fully functional centre full of talented students from across the globe. The centre runs a dynamic curriculum across the International Foundation and the Pre-Masters programme. This is a high-energy centre, where no day is the same. The centre is right next to the River Tees and the breath-taking Infinity Bridge

What we offer

  • 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.

What experience do you need?

  • Extensive experience teaching Business or Accounting and Finance at a minimum of Level 3, to small classes/groups.
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business or a relevant subject area will be required to teach on the Level 6. However applicants without, will be considered for just Level 3 teaching.
  • A student centred approach, excellent communication skills, and an interest in international education.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach, with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience working with a VLE and other learning technologies.

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.

The application process

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.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received. This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received.  This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

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 dedication. 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.

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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.