Tutor (French)

University of Glassgow
July 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £36,024
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Contract Type:fixed term until 30t
Working Time:Full time
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Tutor (French)

Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures undertaking a range of teaching, assessment, and administrative duties in French, principally spoken and/or written practice. This may include grammar classes in pre-honours courses, spoken practice in honours courses, undergraduate culture lectures and seminars and other teaching activities as requested by the Programme Director.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Contribute to the planning, organisation, and delivery of undergraduate teaching.

2. Deliver a range of teaching and assessment activities directed towards the delivery of subjects at undergraduate level.

3. Participate in a range of course administration duties, within required timescales, including effective communication of information, marking, assessment and timeous constructive feedback.

4. Assist with the development of appropriate teaching materials ensuring content and methods of delivery meet determined learning objectives.

5. Contribute to the effective use of learning technologies to support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback, and assessment. This may involve blended and/or online provision including the use of Moodle and other ICT materials.

6. Apply specialist knowledge to teaching that best meet the needs of individuals and groups of learners, ensuring an inclusive and evidence-based approach that promotes student participation and learning outcome attainment.

7. Participate in the full assessment process using a variety of methods and techniques, including oral assessment, and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students that supports their learning.

8. Assist with the supervision of student projects, dissertations, and any practical work, advising on skills, methods, and techniques to assist the transfer of knowledge, and respond appropriately to the diverse range of learner support/ needs.

9. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

10. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

11. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, Inspiring People Changing The World.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills, and Experience



A1 SCQF Level 10 Honours degree in French and Francophone Studies.

A2 Professional teaching qualification or working towards one.

A3 Specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of French and Francophone Civilization and literature, from the 19th to the 21st century


B1 (PhD) in French Literature or working towards a PhD in French Literature



C1 Fluency in written and spoken French, with excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English.

C2 Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

C3 Excellent interpersonal skills.



E1 French 1 and 2 culture teaching.

E2 Relevant experience of language teaching experience at levels 1 and 2.


F1 Relevant experience of teaching culture lectures and seminars at level 1 and 2 including

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 6, £32,332 - £36,024 per annum, pro rata

This position is part time (0.75 FTE -26.25 hrs per week) and fixed term until 30th June 2026.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

Vacancy Ref : 150069 Close Date : 18-Jul-2024 23:45

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