£27,929 - £31,411 per annum, pro rota
University of Warwick, Coventry
Open to internal candidates only.
Applications are invited for Senior Graduate Teaching Assistants to assist
with the Undergraduate teaching provision in Physics. This is the opportunity
for postgraduate students to develop their teaching skills under the support
and guidance of experienced Academics. Full training will be given and there
is also the opportunity to apply for Associate Fellowship of the Higher
Education Academy (HEA).
We have a number of different roles available in Physics, across all years and
a range of modules. These include tutorials in Physics, Maths or Computing
Modules and teaching and demonstrating in Physics Labs. To support the
successful delivery of undergraduate teaching and learning in the Department
of Physics. These roles will all be face to face in 2022/23.
In order for us to allocate you to a suitable role, you are also required to
complete the Physics GTA Selection Form, which can be found online Here
To support the successful delivery of undergraduate teaching and learning in
the Department of Physics.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide teaching and learning support to small groups of undergraduate
- With the support of the academic lead, undertaking marking of work and
providing timely and suitable feedback to undergraduate students.
- Develop supplementary teaching and learning materials where required.
- Reflect on practice and the development of own teaching and learning skills
- Ensuring good observance of health and safety requirements by self and
- Undertake course administration such as monitoring attendance and inputting
The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and
qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by
(a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d)
Essential Criteria 1
Good honours degree in Physics or a related area. (A)
Essential Criteria 2
Good knowledge of the subject matter taught in Physics Modules. (A)
Essential Criteria 3
An aptitude to demonstrate and communicate ideas, techniques and methods to
undergraduate students drawing on sufficient breadth and depth of specialist
knowledge of Physics. (B)
Essential Criteria 4
Ability to adapt to the learning objectives and teaching and learning methods
required by the academic responsible. (B)
Essential Criteria 5
Willingness to study for the Preparing to Teach in Higher Education
Essential Criteria 6
Understanding of equal opportunity issues as they may impact on areas of
Desirable Criteria 1
Working towards a Physics PhD. (A)
You must also complete the Physics GTA Selection Form
For further information about the University of Warwick, please read our
University Further Particulars.
For further information about the department, please visit the departmental
Right to work in the UK
We wish to advise applicants that this role is not eligible for sponsorship
for a Skilled Worker visa. If you do not yet have the right to work in the UK
you will need to check the UK Government website page ' Apply for a UK visa'
to see if you are eligible to obtain right to work in the UK through one of
the other UK immigration routes before you make your application.
The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning
environment, recognising and respecting every individual's differences. We
welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected
characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. To find out more about our
social inclusion work at Warwick visit our webpages here
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy
As an organisation using the (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service to assess
applicants' suitability for positions of trust, the University of Warwick
complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate
unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of a conviction or
other information revealed. More information is available on the University's
Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.
28 Oct 2022