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Finance Tutor

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: £30,435.16- £38,968.66 DOE (pro rata)
Contract Type: Sessional, variable hour
Start Date: January 2020

Job overview

University of Sussex International Study Centre (ISC) is looking for sessional Finance Tutors to deliver highly effective modules across one or all of the finance courses delivered at Sussex ISC, working at one or all of the following levels: Foundation Year (Level 3); International Year 1 (Level 4); and Pre Masters (Level 6).

Our Business and Finance department, responsible for approximately 60% of the students across our Sussex ISC, are committed to building a better world for our international students through higher education, providing an innovative and interactive teaching approach will allow you to contribute successfully to our curriculum. We are looking for an individual who is excited at the prospect to join our large, dynamic team and continue to offer the best possible results to our international student body.

This is a sessional, variable hours role which offers teaching plus marking and additional student administration duties.

Although surrounded by a beautiful national park, we are only a short train journey from Brighton.

Key responsibilities

You will contribute to the design, delivery and development of modules and teaching sessions (using VLE) as well as preparing and delivering the classes to small groups of 15-20 international students using a student centred approach.

Responsibility isn’t just limited to the classroom. You will be committed to provide timely feedback to students on their performance, including writing regular student reports and tutorials and marking assessments outside of contact time putting the student’s progression at the heart of everything you do.


  • A Bachelor degree (Desirable) in the relevant subject area. Candidates with further qualifications in the subject area will be welcome; and a Master’s degree is normally essential for teaching on international Pre-Masters programmes.
  • Teaching qualification (Desirable)
  • Industrial experience working within a Finance Function
  • Experience of teaching in UK higher or further education and experience of working with international students (Desirable)
  • 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 and client-focused approach

Key benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday pro-rated
  • 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.