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Pre-sessional EAP Tutor (Online Delivery)

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: £28.96 per hour
Start date: June 2020
Location: Remote - Online Delivery

Job overview

Fixed-term contract: (20 teaching hours per week) from June – September 2020 (13 weeks including 2 weeks induction, 10 teaching/assessment weeks and 1-week standardisation/ marking/moderation)

Based online, supporting our Lancaster University and Royal Holloway International Study Centres you will deliver our Pre-Sessional programmes that help prepare international students for entry onto their chosen courses at the University.

We are seeking to appoint a number of dynamic and inspirational teachers to join their high performing team. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to teach on our undergraduate and postgraduate pre-sessional programmes, preparing international students for entry to undergraduate and postgraduate study at Lancaster University. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the development and sharing of high-quality resources (including online materials) for the programme.

Main duties: to deliver student-centred sessions in English for Academic Purposes, incorporating opportunities for developing study skills and strategies for independent learning; to provide academic support and intervention to meet student needs; to measure learning through a range of assessment methods, and to keep accurate and up-to-date records of student performance and progress as required. Tutors will be expected to participate in standardisation, marking and moderation activities.

The Pre-sessional programmes are 20 contact hours per week spread across 5 days. A compulsory tutor induction commences 2 weeks in advance of the student start date. There will be a 2-week probationary period once teaching commences, satisfactory completion of which will include an observation of the tutor’s classroom-based delivery.

Key responsibilities

You will be expected to:

Deliver high-quality student-centred lessons to groups of international students on undergraduate and postgraduate pre-sessional English programmes.
In conjunction with other tutors, contribute to the development of engaging learning resources (including online materials).
Undertake marking and prepare/provide feedback on formative and summative basis, in accordance with the LUISC quality standards and processes.
Support the development of students’ study skills and independent learning strategies.
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance, progress and performance.
Conduct tutorials with students that may relate to both academic and pastoral aspects of the student experience.
Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff.
Participate in standardisation and moderation activities.

Qualification and experience

A minimum of a CELTA qualification.
A DELTA would be advantageous or a Trinity College Dip. TESOL or a PGCE including TESOL with related experience also considered.
Substantial experience teaching EAP, ideally in a Higher Education learning environment.
Tutorial experience; working in both large and small group settings.
Proficient in the use of learning technologies.

Key benefits

Competitive salary
Accommodation (depending on location)
30 days holiday pro-rated, paid in lieu at the end of the contract.

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.

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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.