Language Tutor, German

Bristol, United Kingdom
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Bristol’s School of Modern Languages is seeking to recruit for the 2018-19 academic year qualified and experienced language teachers in the German language.

We welcome applications from candidates who are enthusiastic and creative, have a proven track-record in language teaching in the higher education sector in the UK and a keen interest in language pedagogy. You should have a degree in languages, philology or linguistics and a teaching qualification, or equivalent relevant experience.

Further information on the role can be found at

Hours of work are variable depending on student numbers but will typically involve 3-6 contact hours per week over two semesters (September 2018 to June 2019). Tutors will also need to be in the university on two separate days in each teaching week.  The rate of pay is £14.99 per teaching hour plus one hour’s preparation per teaching hour at same rate (£14.99).  Additional pay includes pro-rated annual leave, payable monthly for the duration of the contract. Teachers will also be paid additional hours for related duties, e.g. attending standard meetings.  Please note that travel expenses are not included.

Contact: (for further information on the posts):

Mr Jonas Langner, Language Director (German)

Or for general information:

Dr Ian Foster, Director of Foreign Language Teaching: email

Please note the following:

  • We will only be able to consider you for this vacancy if you complete the application online.
  • Only include the information requested – copies of qualification, certificates, letters of reference, journal articles and any other additional documents are not required at this stage.
  • Expected interview dates:  Interviews will take place in August 2018.
  • Please note:  Face-to-face interviews only; we are not able to offer telephone or conference call interviews.

The closing date for applications is midnight Tuesday 24 July 2018.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.