Associate Director of Pre-Sessional English Courses

Coventry, United Kingdom
£38,896- £47,538 pro rata
Oct 16, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 21, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 21/10/2019
Faculty / School or Service Coventry University Services Limited
Salary £38,896- £47,538 pro rata
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

One Year Fixed Term contract - Part-time (0.5fte)

An opportunity has arisen for the role of Associate Director of Pre-sessional English (PSE) courses at CU Services as a fixed term part-time post (job share).  CU Services Ltd is part of the Coventry University group, and delivers academic and professional development programmes nationally and internationally on behalf of the University. It is a stimulating, diverse and enthusiastic organisation committed to delivering the very best experience for students and staff a like.

Coventry is one of the most culturally diverse university groups in the UK, with academic partnerships across all continents. It is currently the Times/Sunday Times University of the Year for Student Experience (Good University Guide 2019), has a Gold Rating for Teaching Excellence (TEF),and has just been awarded a QS five star rating.

We are very proud of our Pre-sessional English provision and the innovation we have put in place to support our student learning journey.  As part of our drive forq uality assurance, our Pre-sessional English courses have been fully accreditedby BALEAP. We also provide In-sessional support to students across the university, and are continuing to diversify our portfolio of courses as we move forward.

Overview of role:

The Associate Directors of Pre-sessional English Courses collectively assist the Director of PSE in ensuring successful delivery of all operational aspects of courses delivered by CU Services, including assisting in strategic planning, managing new projects and courses, and incorporating innovationst o meet evolving demands and opportunities within the business. 

Each Associate Director should expect to work across all areas of the provision and so flexibility is required.  These include development, delivery and evaluation of pre-sessional EAP courses, in-sessional support, online delivery,and provision overseas.  Please see the Job Description and Specifications for further details.

This is a fixed term one year contract with the potential for renewal at the end of the term.  We are aiming for the appointed person to be in post to start in January 2020 if possible.


A first degree, plus a postgraduate qualification in anappropriate subject area is essential (see Job Specifications for furtherdetails). Applications from candidates with a specific EAP qualification areencouraged.

Candidates must also have experience of leading/managingEAP courses, and significant experience of teaching English for AcademicPurposes in a HEI context.

Remuneration: GBP 38,896- GBP 47,538 pro rata

Closing date:  21October 2019

Interviews:   Weekcommencing 4th November 2019

Job Description and Person Specification

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