Job title Teaching Fellow (Mandarin) (Part Time)
Department Skills Centre
Salary Starting from £27,116, rising to £33,309 Pro Rata Per Annum
Grade Grade 6
Placed on Tuesday 21 June 2022
Closing date Sunday 10 July 2022
Interview date Thursday 21 July 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Skills Centre (Foreign
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Mandarin, who will lead on all
aspects of the Mandarin language provision on the University's Institution-
Wide Language Programme and its Community Courses programme, including:
the development and selection of materials.
the delivery of all Mandarin language courses, in presence and online
(depending on the University's teaching arrangements and needs
This post is offered on a 0.75 FTE (27.38 hours a week) permanent basis.
We are seeking keen, hardworking applicants, highly committed to learning,
teaching and skills development with experience of teaching Mandarin,
preferably in a higher education context, to:
ensure the highest level of student engagement, learning outcomes and
quality are achieved within the student learning experience.
work collaboratively with Course Leaders and other Skills Centre
colleagues on our language skills provision.
You will have a degree in a relevant subject area with a language teaching
qualification and proficiency in Mandarin. You will have excellent knowledge
of language-teaching pedagogy, will be open to growth and are willing to
positively engage with further training and share your expertise with
colleagues when appropriate.
You will possess outstanding organisational and time management skills, as
well as the ability to cultivate an excellent working relationship with the
rest of the language team.
If you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Fiona Orel, Head of
Languages, Skills Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Department
For further information about the Skills Centre:
https: // www. bath.ac.uk/professional-services/skills-centre/
This is an exciting time for the Languages Department within the Skills Centre
as we play a key role contributing to the University of Bath`s Strategy
2021-26 and its ambition to build on its position as a leading institution in
the higher education sector.
What we can offer you:
We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international
reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive
commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver
Athena SWAN award.
A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open
to flexible working arrangements. We're also proud to be a disability
confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may
a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so
that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse
a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with
its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an
excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the
University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and
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We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated ,
respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience,
perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees
and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture
that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very
proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are
an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability
confidence and supporting disabled staff.
Job Description & Person Specification
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