BPP UNIVERSITY

Actuarial Tutor

Location
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Posted
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Ref
2322
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

OBJECTIVE: 

To develop and deliver high-quality teaching, distance-learning materials and other educational services to actuarial students.

PRINCIPAL JOB ELEMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  1. Prepare for and teach good quality actuarial courses, online and in a variety of locations within the UK or overseas from time to time.
  2. Answer student queries by telephone, email and forums in an efficient and timely manner.
  3. Write, update and review distance-learning materials ensuring high quality but adhering to deadlines and other practical guidance offered.  Materials include traditional paper-based products as well as non-traditional products, eg e-learning products.
  4. Provide feedback to the actuarial profession on the Core Reading for the actuarial exams.
  5. Attend and participate in meetings to plan future strategy and discuss projects.
  6. Mark students’ scripts accurately and efficiently giving helpful advice to students.
  7. Carry out all required administrative duties in the timescales required.
  8. Other ad-hoc tasks as mutually agreed with management to ensure the smooth running of the division and an excellent provision of services to customers.

Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for job

  • Relevant actuarial qualification
  • Individual responsibility and integrity
  • Excellent teamwork – as well as willing to learn from others and share best practice
  • Logic, reason and efficiency
  • Prioritisation skills and the drive to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to adapt and successfully multi task
  • Self-motivated and willing to take the initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Aptitude to work without direct supervision
  • The role will require some working at home and some working away from home (sometimes for several days at a time), and to travel long distances (mainly within the UK but sometimes abroad)
  • The role will require travel to London, and other venues where required to teach.
  • Good IT skills: MS Office suite; programming skills (eg in R) an advantage
  • Genuine commitment to education and student welfare

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check