Senior Course Tutor in Knowledge Exchange

Ningbo, China
Thursday, 4 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 31 March 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Join a unique British University in China.  The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 8,000 in just 16 years. We are looking for a qualified and committed Senior Course Tutor in Knowledge Exchange to join the Centre for English Language Education.

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

Since the development of the Nottingham-Ningbo campus in 2004, the Centre for English Language Education (CELE) has aimed to promote high quality teaching in its structure and support of academic programmes delivered in China. With over 110 academic staff, the CELE operation at UNNC is now one of the largest of its kind in the world and is currently supporting all UNNC students on its Preliminary Year, Pre-Sessional and Academic Literacy Development Centre programmes. CELE is in the process of expanding its portfolio into specialized courses for External Pathways, Knowledge Exchange and Outreach

Senior Course Tutor in Knowledge Exchange

Reporting to the Deputy Head of CELE for External Pathways & Knowledge Exchange, and working in close conjunction with members of the wider CELE management team, the main responsibility of the Senior Tutor will be to help lead strategic development and the ongoing day to day management and leadership of the Knowledge Exchange, Outreach and English for Specific Purposes courses in CELE.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified teaching professionals with proven managerial experience able to offer expertise in English for Special Purposes (ESP) including planning and designing teacher training to English language teachers.

Successful applicants must have a Master’s degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics (or similar relevant field). They will primarily join a growing team responsible for delivering a suite of intensive or specialized courses (including online). The role will involve leading and managing specific projects such as summer school programmes, creating or overseeing the development of appropriate teaching materials and working in liaison with the university Business Development Office and external clients.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 411,197 – RMB 541,469 depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling support and insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

The posts will initially be offered on a fixed term contract for a period of 3 years starting Summer 2021 (later starts for exceptional candidates may be negotiated). This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. All posts will be based in Ningbo and contracts will be with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Deputy Head of CELE, Ms Shayna Kozuch Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo (or by Skype/ZOOM if travel is not possible) and likely interview dates will be late April 2021, but are subject to change.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8966). Email: