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Academic Development Tutor

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Tutors
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £29,605 - £32,982 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 07-01-2024 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join University College Birmingham’s CASE (Centre for Academic Skills and English) team, who play a crucial role in the development of students’ academic skills. You’ll be working to support our diverse students by helping them develop their academic skills.

You will be joining University College Birmingham as it enters an exciting period, including a growth in courses and the ongoing development of world-class facilities.

You will provide 1:1 academic support for Higher Education (HE) students, in addition to delivering bespoke academic skills support for groups/ in workshops.

You will have experience of supporting students with their academic skills in an HE educational setting and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will also contribute to the development of our high-quality online support packages. As such, you will need experience of Virtual Learning Environments, and software packages used to design engaging self-study materials.

Closing Date - Sunday 7 January 2024 at midday 


  • Generous allocation of annual leave
    • 26 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Contribution  – 20.9%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle. 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Free on-site gym membership

Standard information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. We are TEF rated Silver, with a Good Ofsted rating. 

University College Birmingham has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked ninth in the 2024 Guardian League Tables and 67th in the World QS University Rankings 2024.

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK ( All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.  

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