Tutor in English for Academic Purposes

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: G (£32,548 to £34,520 pro rata)
23 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Language Academy at UCLan invites applications from qualified and experienced EAP Tutors to work on the following Pre-Sessional programmes in the summer of 2018:
1) 14.5 week Pre-Sessional EAP Programme* (30 May - 7 September 2018, incl. 3 day induction)
2) 10.5 week Pre-sessional EAP Programme* (27 June - 7 September 2018, incl. 3 day induction)
3) 6.5 week Pre-sessional EAP Programme* (25 July - 7 September 2018, incl. 3 day induction)

*staff may be asked to teach on other similar short EAP courses as appropriate

Please state which programme you are applying for on your application form. You must be available for the whole of that course, including the 3 day Induction.

The posts are full time and involve a maximum of 21 hours a week contact time, spread over the full week. In addition to teaching and preparing sessions, tutors will carry out marking and assessment, monitor students' progress and provide feedback and pastoral support. Tutors will also be expected to attend weekly meetings.

The successful applicant should have a first degree, substantial EAP teaching experience in an academic environment, and hold relevant teaching qualifications including DipTESOL, DELTA or equivalent and Cert TESOL, CELTA or equivalent. Experience of developing teaching and learning resources is also essential.

A flexible, innovative approach to teaching as well as administrative precision and a successful record of working to deadlines are also core requirements for this position.

Self-catering accommodation on campus can be arranged if required.
If you have any informal enquiries in relation to this role please contact: Matt Thurston,

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.
School/Service: School of Language and Global Studies (UCLan Language Academy)

Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract as per above.
Interview Date: The first interviews will be week commencing 16 April 2018. Interviews will be held at regular intervals until the posts are filled.