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Media Studies Tutor (Maternity cover)

Deadline for applications: N/A
 

Job overview

We are seeking a sessional tutor for our Spring Semester (January to April 2018) and possibly for our Summer Semester (May to August 2018) to provide maternity leave cover. You’ll have the chance to deliver highly effective modules across one or all of our courses, that could include the International Foundation (Level 3), International Year 1 (Level 4), or the Pre-Masters (Level 6) programme. Joining this highly collaborative team will offer you a unique working experience, with the opportunity to work a number of tasks including; contributing to the design and development of modules, preparing and delivering innovative lectures, seminars and tutorials, and preparing modules examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessments.

Job type: part-time

Salary: competitive

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. 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.

What we offer

  • A flexible holiday allowance that is not restricted to outside of term time.
  • 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?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies or a relevant subject.
  • A Masters is highly desirable.
  • You’ll be a student centred teacher, with experience in small classes, and a catalogue of creative and innovative classroom activities to ensure the highest quality of student experience.
  • Extensive experience teaching English and Academic skills in post 16, UK Pathway, or Higher Education Environments.
  • You’ll require an excellent knowledge of Textual analysis of a range of media platforms, Ideology and representation theory, Key theories of media and communication, Popular culture and the culture industry, and how traditional mass media operates and the key debates surrounding the influences of new media technologies
  • Experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.

Where is the role based?

University of Sussex International Study Centre, Brighton, UK.

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.

How to apply

Please apply online as soon as possible. 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.

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What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

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.

Innovation

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.

Opportunity

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.