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Chemistry Tutor 0.6FTE

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: £33,435 Per annum (pro rata)
Contract Type: Part Time, Permanent

Would you like to work for a unique global organisation, empowering international students from all over the world?

We are Study Group, a private education business specialising in International Education, providing high quality preparatory pathway programmes to thousands of international students every year. After its opening last year, our Durham University International Study Centre is still seeing fantastic growth, and due to this, is interested to find an experienced Chemistry Tutor to join the team.

What makes a career with us so unique?

  • Flexible teaching hours.
  • An FE environment that isn’t completely restricted by processes.
  • No evening or weekend classes.
  • Holiday that can be taken DURING term time.
  • Working in partnership with Durham University.
  • Plenty of CPD opportunities.
  • Working with students from all over the world.
  • Unique classroom environment.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

In this role you would be expected to deliver modules through high quality teaching to international students studying on programmes offered by the Centre, as well as assisting with the development of modules. As well as this, you would also be preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students including re-sit examinations.

Our VLE plays a huge part of the experience for teachers and Students, so the development and maintenance of this is a key part of the position. We have a fantastic group of teaching staff in the Durham International Study Centre, and every team is collaborative, so the role would require regular meeting with your colleagues and support staff, to ensure best practice and consistency across the centre.

What experience do you need?

We are simply looking for expert teachers in their field. Qualifications would be desirable, however commercial experience is also considered depending on the subject area. Ultimately, we want people that can confidently create an effective and empowering learning environment for our students. If would be highly desirable if you have following:

  • Teaching experience in any of the relevant subject areas within an either FE or UK higher education context
  • A recognised teacher status qualification and/or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related subject area and preferably a minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Where is this role based?

Our Durham University International Study Centre is the newest to the Study Group network, recently opening its doors in September last year. Based in the stunning Queens Campus, it is now a fully functional centre full of talent students from across the globe. The centre runs a varied curriculum across the International Foundation, and the Pre-Masters programme.

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 send a CV to and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

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 attached our Candidate Privacy Policy.

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.