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Sessional Tutors for Business Studies

Closing date for applications:13 December 2017

Job Description

Sussex ISC who is partnered with the University of Sussex, is seeking sessional tutors to teach a range of Business, Management and Economics subject areas within a range of courses for international students at Foundation Year (level 3), International Year 1 (level 4) and Pre-Master’s (level 6). Subject areas are likely to include:

• Business Organisations and Law
• Economics
• Business Management
• Business Environment
• Business Strategy
• Business Law
• Marketing
• Organisational Behaviour

Location: University of Sussex, Brighton 

Contract: Variable hours (January 2018 start)

Key Responsibilities 


  • Prepare and teach contracted hours
  • Prepare termly schemes of work
  • Produce teaching materials with professional appearance
  • Set and mark regular out of class assignments
  • Set and mark coursework
  • Keep accurate record of attendance using online system (Progresso)
  • Liaise with academic managers and admin team regarding individual students’ progression and welfare
  • Provide lesson plans for observed lessons


  • Engage with quality assurance and enhancement processes
  • Keep up to date records of work
  • Keep assignment and coursework marks and input data into online system (Progresso)
  • Attend staff meetings/training sessions
  • Complete reports students as required, meeting deadlines set (on Progresso)
  • Complete pay claim forms (as required by the Administration Manager)
  • Write exam papers and mark schemes where required
  • Attend standardisation sessions
  • Invigilate examinations in accordance with contracted hours


  • Attend Appraisal/Continuous Professional Development interviews
  • Carry out and log CPD activities
  • Regularly review data on student attendance and progress and take actions to support students at risk
  • Promote the company through contact with students, other tutors, agents, university staff etc.
  • Be punctual for classes
  • Dress professionally at all times

Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Training

  • Candidates should be qualified to at least undergraduate level in their chosen subject.
  • A teaching qualification and/or Masters qualification would be an advantage. 

Experience Required

  • Experience of teaching is desirable; although experience of teaching students within an international context would be highly desirable.  

Knowledge and Skills

  • A student-centred approach
  • Good IT and organisational skills are essential.

Organisational Compliance

The position holder must comply with Study Group policies and applicable laws including those in relation, but not limited to: Occupational Health and Safety; Anti-Discrimination and Harassment, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and those specifically relevant to the position and authority of the job holder.


Please apply with a covering letter and completed application form to Phil Trott, Head of Business

Application deadline 13 December 2017