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Social Sciences Tutor

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract Type: Variable Hour (up to 10 hours per week)
Salary: £30.95 per hour

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 a fantastic job opportunity where you’ll join our brand new University of Aberdeen International Study Centre as a Social Science Tutor. Teaching small classes of maximum 15 international students, you’ll have the opportunity to work in an autonomous environment where a communicative style of teaching in student-centred, innovative, lessons is encouraged.

This centre opened its doors in September which means that you’ll be working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment. You’ll have the opportunity to have important input into how the centre is modelled setting the foundations for the future.

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 confident Maths and Computing 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

In this exciting job opportunity, you’ll have the chance to deliver and develop engaging Social Science lessons for students on our International Foundation Year (Level 3), as well as play a key role in developing and then delivering our Pre-Masters Programme that goes live in January. You’ll teach a variety of Social Science modules working with students studying on a number of pathways. You’ll work with the team to develop these programmes, playing a key role in the development of materials for summative and formative assessment.

Experience and qualifications

Essential

  • Student-centred tutor, with experience teaching different areas of Social Science FE and/or HE environment.
  • Experience teaching Sociology is essential.
  • A minimum of a Masters is required in a relevant subject.
  • Previous experience using a VLE (we currently use Blackboard Ultra)
  • Experience in writing assessment (our assessments include exams and continuous assessment online)

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.