English and Academic Skills Lecturer

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£35,135 to £38,051 pa
04 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Social Sciences

Job title: English and Academic Skills Lecturer, Full time

Salary: £35,135 to £38,051 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

Applications are invited for a full-time Lecturer in English and Academic Skills. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates who will contribute to the development of the University of Roehampton’s Extended Degree Programme and join a vibrant Social Sciences department.

The post holder will develop and deliver core English and Academic skills modules as part of the Foundation Programme. They will have experience of teaching and supporting students and will be required to lead the teaching and support of academic skills, for example academic writing, referencing and critical analysis, and will be involved in the development of the department’s Foundation programme and supporting resources. A
passion and commitment in creating an interactive learning environment that facilitates investigation through critical inquiry is essential. In addition to teaching, the post holder will also be expected to provide pastoral support and guidance working with a diverse range of students to foster skills and confidence in a diverse range of students at undergraduate level.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • leading undergraduate teaching in EAS on the Foundation Programme
  • carrying out assessment of students work as required
  • providing feedback to students and course leaders as required
  • contributing to curriculum development
  • contributing to administrative and committee work within the Department
  • providing pastoral care and support to students on the Foundation Programme
  • undertaking any other appropriate duties as requested by the Head of


The post holder will have experience of teaching at post 16/university level education sector as well as experience of providing pastoral support and guidance. In addition, the post holder will demonstrate a commitment to plan and deliver high quality and supportive teaching to a diverse range of students at undergraduate level.

This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas. 

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of southwest London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. We are proud of our achievements as a Post 1992 University and continue to build upon them.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: Wednesday 27th June 2018
It is expected that interviews will be held on: Week commencing Monday 16th July 2018

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.