Job reference: SRF40175
Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing date: 25/07/2022
Job live date: 12/01/2022
Salary: £35,326 pro rata per annum
Employment type: PM-ALC
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 to teach from the University of Reading campus both online and face-
to-face. 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
An experienced and supportive team of colleagues and course leaders
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
The dates below are inclusive of the teacher induction.
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 15 June – Friday 2 September 2022, inclusive
PSE 6: Wednesday 20 July - Friday 2 September 2022, inclusive
£ 35,326 per annum pro rata, plus holiday pay at 18.18%
Teachers on PSE 4 will be paid in three instalments at the end of July, August
and September. Teachers on PSE 6 will be paid in two instalments at the end of
August and September.
Main duties and responsibilities
To teach English for Academic Purposes to Pre-sessional Programme students
online and face-to-face in accordance with the course syllabus and
materials, and as advised by the Programme Director and other colleagues
in course leadership roles.
To assist in the administration and marking of portfolio assessments and
To mark coursework and provide feedback to students.
To set and mark homework as per course guidelines.
To keep accurate records of students' attendance, progress and
To keep a daily record of the content of face-to-face classes.
To attend the teacher induction before the start of the course.
To attend staff meetings as required by the Programme Director or other
colleagues in course leadership roles.
To attend and contribute to standardisation, training and professional
development sessions during the programme.
To assist, as and when required, in the evaluation of the programme and
the teaching materials.
To participate in welcome events for students.
To dress and behave in a professional manner when teaching both online and
Informal contact details
Acting Pre-sessional Programme Director
+44(0)118 378 5621
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are
welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-
UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note
that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will
not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information
about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive
workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race
Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+
rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible
working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business