Teaching Fellow (Mandarin) (Part Time) (CH9526)

University of Bath

United Kingdom

July 10, 2022

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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

Reference CH9526

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Skills Centre (Foreign Languages).

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.

    About you

    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: fpo20@bath.ac.uk

    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 require.

    We offer:
  • 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 workforce;
  • 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 @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    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.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to

    our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

    Update to our application process: We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any

    assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.

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