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Pre-sessional EAP Teacher
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26382

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 24/07/2019

Job live date: 05/12/2018

Salary: £34,189 pro rata per annum

Employment type: Sessional

Department: International Study & Language Institute

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed Term

We are looking for a number of committed, enthusiastic teachers with experience of teaching EAP to join our team for the summer Pre-sessional Programme. Single accommodation in a University hall of residence is available, subsidised by ISLI.

We offer a competitive teacher package:

  • Subsidised accommodation in University halls of residence

  • A fully paid four-day induction

  • A comprehensive EAP syllabus with all teaching and assessment materials provided

  • An experienced and supportive team of colleagues and Course Directors

  • Pro rata holiday pay entitlement

Background

The international Study and Language Institute (ISLI) at the University of Reading has a longstanding reputation for expertise in language teaching and assessment. The Pre-sessional Programme runs year-round and welcomes around 700 students each year.

Further details of the programme are available at:

https://www.reading.ac.uk/ISLI/study-in-the-uk/isli-pre-sessional-english.aspx

Dates

The dates below are inclusive of the four-day induction and the end of Programme exit test marking and teacher de-briefing.

Please specify on your application form which period(s) you are available.  You must be available for the whole of that period.

PSE 4:  Wednesday 19 June - Tuesday 10 September 2019

PSE 5:  Wednesday 3 July - Tuesday 10 September 2019

PSE 6:  Wednesday 24 July - Tuesday 10 September 2019

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To teach English for Academic Purposes to Pre-sessional Programme students in accordance with the course syllabus and materials, and as advised by the Programme Director and Course Directors.

  • To assist in the administration and marking of continuous assessment and exit tests.

  • To mark coursework and provide feedback to students.

  • To set and mark homework on a regular basis.

  • To keep accurate records of students' attendance, progress and performance.

  • To keep a daily record of progress through the materials with each class.

  • To attend a four-day briefing before the start of the course and a one-day de-briefing arranged at the end of the course.

  • To attend a general staff meeting each week as arranged by your Course Director(s).

  • To attend other occasional staff meetings, as required by the Programme Director or your Course Director(s).

  • To assist, as and when required, in the evaluation of the programme and the teaching materials.

  • To attend a welcome reception for students.

  • To dress in a professional manner (as advised by your Course Director).

 

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Pre-sessional Programme Director (Summer)

Contact name:

Sarah Mattin

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7760

Contact email:

s.mattin@reading.ac.uk

 

Closing date: 31/07/2019

Interview date: Interviews will take place each month until all vacancies have been filled.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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