On behalf of INTO Lancaster - Teacher of Biology

Lancaster University
November 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:£30,373 - £40,627
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Contract Type:Fixed term until Sep
Working Time:Full time
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On behalf of INTO Lancaster - Teacher of Biology

Colleges Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1406-23

  • Teacher of Biology
  • Onsite at INTO Lancaster (Lancaster University)
  • £30,373 - £40,627, depending on experience
  • Part-time 0.25 FTE
  • Fixed term until September 2024
  • The INTO Lancaster Study Centre is located at the heart of Lancaster University's vibrant campus, which offers a safe and vibrant town-like environment.

    INTO's mission: Transforming international student academic and career success through exceptional university partnerships.

    You will have the ability to teach Biology on the INTO Lancaster University International Foundation Programme at RQF level 3. This includes delivering lectures, seminars, labs and tutorials. Teaching is up to a maximum of 25 contact hours (or pro-rata) per teaching week at full time (37.5 hours per week).

    As Teacher of Biology you will take responsibility for quality of students' learning experience and assessment standards within specific Biology modules, along with ability to assess effectiveness of teaching skills against student progress and performance.

    You will have the right approach to teach students from a variety of countries and cultural backgrounds, and with different language levels.


  • To teach the required subject area following the required syllabus.
  • To follow the scheme of work and adapt it to the teaching circumstances and teaching platform as necessary.
  • To make purposeful and appropriate lesson plans that provide for effective teaching strategies and meet the individual needs of students, including adapting materials for blended and flipped learning.
  • To prepare, select and use teaching-learning materials for international students (including the use of electronic textbooks, in-house materials and self-created materials).
  • To produce schemes of work and ensure these along with other material are available on the VLE.
  • To attend regular staff and student representative meetings.
  • To design and set and mark assessments for students in teaching groups, following the required procedures, both formative and summative assessment to agreed deadlines, as necessary and keeping reliable records of scores achieved.
  • To provide verbal and written feedback to students and other stakeholders (e.g. academic managers, academic schools, marketing staff, sponsors and parents).
  • To maintain accurate records of student attendance and academic progress, and to produce periodic reports at the request of the Academic Manager.
  • To develop reasonable rules of classroom behaviour and ensure they are consistently applied, including appropriate management of online classrooms.
  • To liaise with the Academic Managers in communications with the Examinations Board as necessary throughout the academic year, marking examinations scripts, preparing results sheets and attending Board Meetings at the end of the academic cycle.
  • To provide academic support for international students as appropriate through consultations and tutorials (e.g. advice on language learning, study skills and academic expectations for University study, and where to seek additional academic support and information).
  • To carry out administrative and record-keeping tasks associated with teaching and assessment (e.g. student progress reports, test invigilation, mark sheets, attendance and activity records, tutorial logs, advising logs, and UCAS references).
  • To support with student success and progression initiatives.
  • To participate in the social programme where this is an integral part of the teaching programme (e.g. accompanying trips and attending events).
  • Having regard for the need to safeguard pupils' well-being.
  • Academic Qualifications & Experience

  • Appropriate academic qualification at undergraduate or equivalent level e.g. BSc/BA or professional qualifications in a relevant subject area.
  • A relevant teaching qualification e.g. PGCE, PGDE, CertEd, DELTA or other equivalent qualification.
  • Teaching experience at pre-degree level and/or undergraduate level.
  • Experience of academic assessment and standards and of quality assurance procedures.
  • Demonstrable cross-cultural awareness and understanding.
  • INTO Lancaster

    We are proud to announce our new partnership with Lancaster University – a world top 125, UK top 10 university.

    The INTO Lancaster Study Centre is located at the heart of Lancaster University's vibrant campus, which offers a safe and vibrant town-like environment.

    INTO Lancaster will offer International Foundation and Pre-Master's pathway programs leading to a wide range of subjects at Lancaster University, including Business, Biological science, Engineering, Computing and data science, and Law.

    Location: Teaching is face to face, delivered from INTO Lancaster, George Fox Building, Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YJ.

    Application process: We have several part-time teaching positions currently available at INTO Lancaster, across varying subjects (Psychology, Maths & Statistics, Accounting, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry), if you can teach more than one subject, and are available for additional hours, please include a cover letter highlighting this.

    To apply please click the link https: // into.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Lancaster/Teacher-of- BiologyR0007714

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