Language and Study Skills Tutor (Maternity Cover)

University of York
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:£30,487 - £34,980
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
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Language and Study Skills Tutor (Maternity Cover)


International Pathway College


£30,487 - £34,980 per year (reduced pro-rata for part-time working)


Grade 5

Contract status

Fixed term

Hours of work


Based at

University of York campus

Interview date

TBC - December

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  • Job Description 12823.pdf (PDF, 300.86kb)
  • Role Description Department

    The University of York International Pathway College (IPC) seeks to appoint an English Language and Study Skills Tutor (0.6fte) to join our teaching team.


    This is a maternity cover post and your responsibilities will include teaching approximately 12 hours per week, conducting tutorials, administering and marking high-stakes assessments and providing feedback to students. Teaching will be predominantly on campus.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate they have the appropriate skills, experience and qualifications for the context of the teaching role.

    This post is available as a 0.6fte fixed-term contract (Wednesday to Friday).

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Relevant level 5 teaching qualification e.g. Cambridge ESOL CELTA, Trinity Cert TESOL or PGCE in English/modern languages with ELT/TESOL subsidiary
  • Relevant level 7, or be working towards (minimum one module completed), language teaching Diploma e.g. Cambridge ESOL DELTA, Trinity Dip TESOL or a PGCE (with relevant subject specialism
  • Knowledge of ELT within the context of English for Academic Purposes and Higher Education
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology enhanced learning
  • High level of digital literacy and ability to make the best use of IT systems, devices and software applications such as Google Workspace for Education
  • Awareness of assessment techniques for writing and speaking skills, and providing effective feedback
  • Ability to deliver teaching sessions, and contribute to team-taught course units
  • Ability to mark written work, presentations, projects, and examinations with reference to language and study skills, and provide appropriate feedback to students
  • Able to supervise student work, provide advice on study skills, and assist with learning problems
  • Capable to take on specific administrative activities, paying due regard to detail and timekeeping
  • Experience in a relevant area of English Language Teaching including some experience of English for Academic Purposes
  • Experience in teaching international students from different cultural and language backgrounds, and familiarity with associated challenges and opportunities
  • Interview date : Interviews will be held online via Zoom with the date to be confirmed. In order to qualify for a position you must be able to work and be based in the UK.

    For informal enquiries: please contact [email protected]

    Condition of employment

    This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

    Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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