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Engineering Cover Tutor

Deadline for applications: 26 September 2018

Do you take pride in working in a team that empower students to achieve their goals and dreams?

We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, and this is what our University of Sussex International Student Centre set out to achieve every day. We are an international, creative, and forward thinking business, and love adaptable people that thrive in this environment. A positive opportunity has opened for a cover Tutor with expertise in Engineering, to join the STEM team on a temporary cover basis. We would love to find a phenomenal teammate that is willing to fully adopt the Study Group culture. See below the unrivalled benefits of working with Study Group:

  • An FE environment that isn’t completely restricted by processes.
  • No evening or weekend classes.
  • Holiday that can be taken during term-time.
  • A global network that works with a number of top tier University partners.
  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • Rare classroom environment.

Role Type: Cover hours

Salary: £30.29 per hour

What is this role and where does it fit in?

  • You will deliver highly effective modules across one or all of the courses delivered at the Sussex study centre, working at one, or all of the following levels: Foundation (Level 3); International Year 1 (Level 4); and Pre Masters (Level6).
  • You’ll input to the design and development of modules and sessions offered by the centre.
  • You'll have a maximum of 25 hours contact time per week, spread across lectures, seminars, and tutorials.
  • Mark students’ formative and summative assessments submissions.
  • Implement quality assurance procedures at module and teaching session level and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of courses
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff providing input relating to the effective overall management of the programme and student life cycle.

What experience do you need?

You will be a standout colleague committed to the centre, and passionate about providing a first class experience to our students. We want to find some that loves to learn as well as teach, and that can make a positive impact on the team as a whole. See below the key experience required:

  • A Masters in Engineering. This is essential to teach on the Level 6 programme.
  • A teaching qualification is highly desirable.
  • Extensive teaching experience, ideally in Engineering, from a Further Education or Higher Education environment
  • The Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.
  • A student centred approach, that incorporates innovate and creative classroom activities

The Location

The University of Sussex International Study Centre is a campus that offers a unique combination of tranquillity and energy. The centre is surrounded by a breath-taking national park, yet at the same time we are a short train or bus journey from Brighton. Brighton has fantastic transport links, so you'll easily be able to explore the rest of the UK and Europe.

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 your CV via our application website, 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 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.