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Social Sciences Tutor

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: £34,170.57 per annum
Contract type: Full time, part time, variable hours

Job overview

We are Study Group, a pathway provider college which offers international students the chance to study programmes that are specially designed, university-recognized courses. Our courses help international students to gain the academic, English language and learning standards that they need to succeed, giving them the best possible start to the UK or European education. We strive to create a better world through education and value student centred Tutors that share the same passion.

Due to some very exciting growth, we are looking for Social Sciences Tutors to join The University of Sheffield International College to teach Urban Studies (Levels 3 & 6), Sociology (Level 3) or Social Sciences (Level 6).

As the largest pathway college within the UK & Europe, with over 1,500 students enrolled annually, you’ll be joining a large collaborative team that is passionate about teaching and learning. You would be working in a culture of enhancing learning, teaching and assessment through a developmental Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy, which for you will mean autonomy, innovation, and development opportunities.

Working at Study Group is a unique experience that offers variety, opportunity, and a fast pace. The pressure can be high during peak periods, and you’ll need to be resilient, and adaptable to succeed in this dynamic working environment. However, you’ll be given support from an initial induction, regular team meetings, and a personal development plan.

Key responsibilities

In this job, you’ll deliver our Social Sciences (Urban Studies, Sociology and Social Sciences) module provision, teaching small groups international students across our Level 3 and Level 6 programmes. Our class sizes are on average between 15-20 students, and you’ll be given the autonomy to be innovative and engaging to enhance the learning experience. The job will give you an average contact time of 19 hours per week, and there will be material development for you to be involved in. You’ll undertake marking and feedback provision on a formative and summative basis, and you’ll also have the chance to support the development of the student’s independent learning.

Experience and qualifications

  • Your experience will be in teaching Social Sciences in a Further Education or Higher Education context, teaching at a minimum of Level 3 (and 6, if stated above). (essential)
  • A degree in a Social Sciences subject. (essential)
  • A postgraduate qualification in a Social Sciences subject. (essential)
  • A recognised teaching qualification (essential)
  • Experience teaching students under the age of 18 (desirable)
  • Previous experience teaching International Students (desirable)

Key benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • 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.
  • A large global network that offers fantastic career opportunities.

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.