University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Pre-Sessional EAP for Creative Arts and Industries Tutors - Online

United Kingdom

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Salary: £33,966 to £38,205 per annum pro rata Fixed Term Closing Date: Sunday 25 February 2024 Interview Date: Monday 11 March 2024 Reference: 24-EAP2024-0013-1

The University for the Creative Arts is seeking to appoint experienced and well-qualified pre-sessional EAP tutors to teach on our online 15-week, 10-week, and 6-week Art and Design or Business pre-sessional English courses. Tutors will provide approximately 18 hours of contact time per week in classes of no more than 18 students. These hours will comprise both taught lessons and individual tutorials. In addition, tutors will attend weekly meetings, participate fully in moderation and standardisation, grade formative and summative assessments, and undertake other administrative duties as necessary.

As a successful applicant, you will possess outstanding teaching skills and show how you have developed these skills to deliver content effectively online. You will ideally have experience working on UK pre-sessional courses and an interest in teaching English for Art and Design or the Creative Industries. All tutors must be UK-based for the duration of the contract.

You must be able to manage your time effectively, taking into account planning and preparation, and be prepared to approach project briefs creatively, cooperatively and with flexibility. You will continually seek to provide high- quality online instruction of the language, knowledge, skills and educational values required for study at degree level. You will be adept at promoting learner autonomy and individual research through tutorials.

Qualifications:

  • Essential: Undergraduate Degree plus CELTA / DELTA / relevant PGCE
  • Highly desirable: Post-Graduate degree in a relevant discipline such as TESOL/Applied Linguistics
  • Other Essential Requirements:

    You will need a good quality laptop or desktop computer with a webcam, a headset (recommended) or speakers and a microphone, and a fast internet connection (30 Mbps minimum).

    Course Dates:

    All course dates below include a one-week induction prior to the start of teaching:

  • 16-week course - Monday 06/05/24 – Friday 23/08/24 (inclusive)
  • 11-week course – Monday 17/06/24 – Friday 23/08/24 (inclusive)
  • 7-week course – Monday 15/07/24 – Friday 23/08/24 (inclusive)
  • Contracts are offered on a fixed term basis for the dates given above.

    Applicants must be available for the entire duration of the course.

    For an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Sally Gayford, Head of EAP at [email protected].

    At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

    Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

    Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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  • Role Profile
  • The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

    Job details

    Title

    Pre-Sessional EAP for Creative Arts and Industries Tutors - Online

    Employer

    University for the Creative Arts

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Arts and Culture,Education,Linguistics,Literature

    About the employer

    The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between.

    Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.

    Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification. Offering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years.

    UCA’s academics come from all walks of life with a huge variety of experience in the creative sector. This will give you the confidence that you’ll not only learn more about your chosen creative subject but be ready to take on the world when you leave.

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