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Science Tutor

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract type: Full time, permanent
Salary: £34,170.57 per annum

Job overview

At Study Group, our students travel from 142 different countries to study on our Higher Education preparatory courses. The students are miles from their family and will be faced with a new culture, lifestyle, and learning environment. We strive to create a better world through education and value passionate Tutors that share the same passion.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Durham University International Study Centre as a Science Tutor. Teaching small classes of international students studying on our Undergraduate Foundation Programme and Pre-Masters Programme, you’ll have the opportunity to work in an autonomous environment where student-centred, innovative, lessons are encouraged. You'll be a Science enthusiast with the capability of teaching across a number of modules covering the Sciences.

Working at Study Group is a unique experience that offers variety, opportunity, and a fast pace. To be successful in this job role, you’ll be a communicative Biology Tutor that understands the needs of learners and encourages independent learning. If the idea of working in a centre that offers exciting development opportunities and where no day is the same is appealing then this is an exciting chance to really make a difference to students from all over the world.

Key responsibilities

  • Delivering modules (through teaching) to international students studying on programmes offered by the Centre and assisting with the development of modules
  • Preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students, including re-sit examinations
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of the Centre’s virtual learning environment (VLE) and facilitating student access.
  • Providing input for related modules to the annual review and reporting process
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
  • Providing, when/if required, academic learning support to a small number of students
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff.

Experience and qualification

  • You’ll be a student-centred tutor, with experience teaching general Science to a minimum of A-Level (Essential).
  • You will require a first Degree in Science with the ability to teach across a number of areas of Science. (Essential)
  • A teaching qualification is highly desirable.

Key benefits

  • Working in collaboration with a Top Tier University.
  • A 30-day holiday (For full time) allowance that is not restricted to outside of term time.
  • 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?

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.