Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language

University of Plymouth
November 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:£38,205 - £54,395
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£38,205 - £54,395 pro rata per annum - Grade 7/8

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Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can make a real difference to the international student experience.

Academic Development is a newly formed department with responsibility for providing teaching, training, resources and support across the University community of staff and students. The department brings together four teams including the English Language Centre, Student Learning Services, Digital Education, and Educational Development.

The English Language Centre works with partners to offer a range of high quality pre-sessional courses and in-sessional credit-rated modules on a variety of programmes. The ELC is committed to ensuring an excellent student experience for our international student body and provides support for students and staff across all three faculties and at all stages of study.

The English Language Centre is seeking to appoint a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes. You will work across a range of pre-sessional programmes, in-sessional modules, and academic English language development activities, and you will contribute to our growing TESOL offer.

You will have substantial experience of teaching EAP in a higher education context. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to research-informed teaching and to supporting student learning both face to face and online. You will play a significant role in developing all aspects of the English Language Centre's provision by working proactively with colleagues in the ELC and Academic Development, and across the University. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Helen Bowstead by email [email protected] or by telephone on +44 1752 585683

Interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 11 December and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

There is an essential requirement within this role that you will be required to travel to and work at different University sites and/or other business locations that may not be easily accessible by public transport. Please refer to the job description for further information.

The successful candidate may be required to obtain an ATAS Certificate prior to this research being undertaken.

This is a part-time position working 18.5 hours per week on a fixed-term basis until Wednesday 31 July 2024 due to Absence cover.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you'll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today's global challenges.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+

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