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University of Huddersfield Pre – Sessional Programme Summer 2018

Are you looking for a pre-sessional contract that offers more than just a few weeks teaching? Would you like to be involved with a centre that takes pride in developing their pre-sessional staff, whilst conducting a well-structured and less demanding way of teaching? Would you like to spend some time in a traditional Yorkshire town full of culture?

It is that exciting time of year when we open up our doors to some of the most talented, motivated, and passionate teachers from all over the country. The International Study Centre at the University of Huddersfield is currently taking applications for EAP tutors for our busy pre-sessional English programme starting on June 4th and running for 12 weeks till August 24th, including one week for marking till August 31st. Tutors are required for any of the 4 intakes at 12, 8, 6 and 4 weeks and must be available for the duration of the course once started.

Who are we?

We are the University of Huddersfield International Study Centre. In partnership with the University of Huddersfield , we are a successful Study Centre, working with a large number of students from all over the world , full of talented teaching enthusiasts and a key part of the global Study Group network.

What are the benefits of working with us?

  • A beautiful campus, in the heart of a traditional Yorkshire town that has an excellent nightlife and is commutable to major cities.
  • A well-structured, less demanding, and less rigid way of teaching.
  • Development opportunities that include observations and mentoring.
  • A community! This includes weekly group meetings, and more.
  • The Global Study Group network

Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Skills

We would love to welcome candidates that have a clear passion for International Education, as well as a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn and develop. We take pride in providing the highest quality of teaching to our students, so we would also like to see the following qualifications and experience:

  • A related degree and a CELTA or Trinity College Cert.
  • Substantial experience of teaching EAP with preferably DELTA, Trinity College Dip. TESOL or a PGCE including TESOL with related experience.

As well as team working skills, applicants must be able to work efficiently toward strict deadlines for setting and marking course work and assessments. Tutors will be expected to prepare lessons effectively, participate in weekly staff meetings, communicate well to course leaders, administrative staff and students and keep up with all administrative duties.

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.


If you are interested to find out more, then please send your CV to This will be a rolling recruitment process so please ensure that you apply ASAP to avoid disappointment. If you’re application is successful then you will have the opportunity to have a screening call to discuss your situation. On successful completion of this, you would then be invited for a face to face interview at the centre in Huddersfield.