English Language Tutor

London, United Kingdom Full Time

Salary: £27,000 - £31,000 per annum, plus benefits

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Start date: 10th September 2018

About us

Our job at Kaplan International College London is to prepare international students for university study so they can enjoy successful academic careers as undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of York, University of Birmingham, Cranfield University, Westminster University, City, University of London and Aston University. It’s a challenging path for our students as they adjust socially and academically and it’s a highly rewarding experience for the members of the KICL team who help to make this transformation happen. In addition to the vibrant learning environment inside the college, Kaplan International College London is located a stone’s throw from Borough Market, London Bridge station and the River Thames. To get a flavour of the college, please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/KICLondon/ and for background on the wider company, please visit Kaplan International Pathways

About the role

Main responsibilities and functions

  • Reporting to the Senior Learning Support Tutor, you will be responsible for:
  • Design and delivery highly effective modules in English Language for Academic Purposes to international students on programmes offered by the college
  • Assisting with the development and evaluation of relevant learning and assessment materials for the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to add depth to course offering in relation to differentiation by level or student progression routes
  • Assisting with formative and summative assessment of students through delivery, marking and provision of feedback to students
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of student attendance and performance
  • Working with the College Services team in the delivery of induction, orientation and registration programmes
  • Assisting with the monitoring of student progress and attendance and being proactive in the early identification and support of student needs
  • Actively participating in in-house professional development workshops
  • Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff and representing the college at appropriate events and meetings
  • Any other duties as required from time to time by the College Management Team

Candidate profile

  • The successful candidate will enjoy working with international students, be customer orientated and performance driven. In addition you will have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree in TEFL or Applied Linguistics
  • A CELTA and preferably a DELTA or PGCE in TEFL
  • Significant experience of delivering EAP to international students, preferably within an international and/or a UK FE and/or HE context
  • Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment
  • Digital literacy skills including experience of delivering content through various media
  • Strong interest in working with and supporting the needs of international students
  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.)
  • A student-centred and client-focused approach
  • A commitment to continuous professional development
  • Strong record-keeping skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player

Application method

Please apply via our link with your CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role. Please indicate whether you wish to be considered for the part-time or full-time role. Closing date for applications: midday 27th July 2018

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of DBS certification and professional reference checks.

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