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Media Practice Tutor at Study Group


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Contract Type: Part-time Media Practice Tutor required (maternity leave cover)

We are seeking a sessional tutor for our Spring Semester (January to April 2018) and possibly for our Summer Semester (May to August 2018) to provide maternity leave cover. 

Job Purpose:

To deliver highly effective modules across one or all of the University of Sussex International Study Centre courses, working at one or all of the following levels: 

  • International Foundation Year Business, Media and Social Sciences (Film and Media pathway): level 3
  • International Year One Media and Film Studies: level 4
  • Pre-Masters Business, Media and Social Sciences (Film and Media pathway): levels 5 and 6

Role-specific duties:

Deliver high level skills in photography, video, and sound including advanced technical knowledge, conceptual knowledge and critical understanding in relation to these practice areas

Technical knowledge of, and ability to teach with relevant photography, video and audio broadcasting software (for example, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition) and relevant camera and audio work.

Key Responsibilities:

Student learning experience

  • Contribute to the design, delivery and development of modules and teaching sessions offered by the Sussex ISC
  • Prepare and deliver teaching lecture, seminar and tutorial sessions, with a normal teaching load of up to 25 hours per week
  • Prepare module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment

Quality and standards assurance and enhancement

  • Implement quality assurance procedures at module and teaching session level and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of courses
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance and performance
  • Attend and contribute to standardisation, moderation and other quality assurance meetings 

Academic management and personal development

  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributing to the effective overall management of the programme and student life cycle
  • Maintain and submit accurate and timely records of teaching and other activities
  • Participate in regular training and development activities and maintain a log of these activities
  • Carry out any other duties as required from time to time by the Subject Leader, Head of Subject, Director of Curriculum and/or Centre Director.

Selection Criteria

As the successful candidate, you will enjoy working with international students and have a drive and enthusiasm for supporting students in achieving high quality learning outcomes. In addition, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject area (essential)
  • Candidates with further qualifications in the subject area will be welcome and a Master’s qualification is normally essential for teaching on International year 1 and Pre-Masters programmes
  • Teaching qualification (desirable)
  • Experience of teaching in UK Higher or Further Education (essential)
  • Experience of working with international students (desirable)
  • Ability to develop and update teaching material (essential)
  • Experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment (desirable)

A list of the Film and Media modules can be found here: 

International Foundation Year: 


International Year One: 




The ISC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and appointments will be subject to receipt of both satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records checks if appropriate.  

For further information – please visit the Study Group Website.


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