Job offer available in Scotland Tutor (English for Academic Purposes) at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

To undertake high-quality teaching in English for Academic Study (EAS) and to contribute to the ongoing development of a progressive learning environment for students of EAS.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of a range of courses to meet specific requirements, outlined separately for each course taught, taking into account student needs.
  2. To apply specialist knowledge to a range of teaching programmes to best meet the needs of individuals and groups of learners.
  3. To contribute to the ongoing development and design of the curriculum, teaching approaches and materials, in a manner that reflects developing best practice in EAS.
  4. Contribute to the development of and make effective use of Moodle and other ICT materials in teaching.
  5. To participate fully in the assessment process (using a variety of methods and techniques) and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students that supports their learning.
  6. To supervise individual student assignments and projects and assist with difficulties e.g. learning support/problems.
  7. To undertake appropriate administration, including maintaining comprehensive and accurate records of student activity.
  8. To engage in professional development as appropriate and be familiar with current educational research and its applications.
  9. Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Head of School /EAS Delivery Manager.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £27,629- £31,076 per annum.

This post is for up to a maximum of 350 hours for the duration of the contract and is fixed term from 15 June until 25 August 2017.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.
Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Probation Period

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/policy/

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy reference; 017247, closing date 12 April 2017.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.