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Sessional Tutors – Sociology/Law/Business/Academic Practice and Study Skills

Deadline for applications: 17 May 2018

The freedom to innovate? An interactive classroom welcoming a creative and autonomous teaching practice? A flexible working environment? A unique employment experience working with International Student and Top Tier partners?

These are just some of the fantastic things that are on offer when teaching in our centres. We are Study Group, a global business providing world class education to International Students. A fantastic opportunity has open for a number of sessional Tutors to join our Durham University International Study Centre. If this sounds like the working environment that you’ve been craving, then please keep reading.

Who is this role for and where does it fit in?

In this role you would be expected to deliver modules through high quality teaching to international students studying on the International Foundation Year Programme, as well as assisting with the development of modules. As well as this, you would also be preparing module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, marking and providing feedback to students including re-sit examinations.

We are currently interested to speak with Tutors that would consider part time, sessional contracts, in either of the following subjects:

  • Sociology
  • Business
  • Law
  • Academic Practice and Study Skills

What experience do you need?

We are simply looking for expert teachers in their field. Qualifications would be desirable, however commercial experience is also considered depending on the subject area. Ultimately, we want people that can confidently create an effective and empowering learning environment for our students. If would be highly desirable if you have following:

  • Teaching experience in any of the relevant subject areas within an either FE or UK higher education context
  • A recognised teacher status qualification and/or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related subject area and preferably a minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Where is the role based?

Our Durham University International Study Centre is the newest to the Study Group network, recently opening its doors in September last year. Based in the stunning Queens Campus, it is now a fully functional centre full of talent students from across the globe. The centre runs a varied curriculum across the International Foundation, and the Pre-Masters programme.

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

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 send a CV to and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

Application deadline 17 May 2018

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.