Sessional Tutor (Business, Tourism & Social Sciences) in Brighton

Sessional Tutor (Business, Tourism & Social Sciences)

Job description

Are you able to bring your subject alive? Would you enjoy helping international students to build confidence and become independent learners?

We are recruiting a Sessional Tutor (Business, Tourism & Social Sciences) to join our existing teaching team.

Hours: Between 4 and 20 hours per week

Contract: Sessional

Interview Date: 4th January 2021

Start Date: Teaching Starts Monday 18th January 2021 (there will be an induction prior to this)

We are recruiting Business, Tourism & Social Sciences Tutors to join our existing teaching team. You will be responsible for teaching a range of modules in Business and/or Tourism and/or Social Sciences (including Accounting & Finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Social Science, and Tourism) to students in Foundation Certificate, International Year One or Pre-master’s programmes. It is likely that the role will comprise a mixture of online and face to face teaching, during the current Covid 19 restrictions, however, the normal place of work is at the college in Brighton. All face to face teaching will happen at the college.

About us

In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 8 UK universities.

The University of Brighton International College (UBIC) is located on the south coast of England in a lively and vibrant city with famous beaches, piers, tourist attractions and boutique shops. Surrounded by the South Downs on one side and the sea on the other, and only 50 minutes away from London by train, Brighton is the perfect UK destination no matter what you are looking for. UBIC is a highly successful college, working in close partnership with the University of Brighton, each year sending highly motivated and dedicated students onto a wide portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Our students are part of a diverse, dynamic and creative community based across two sites within the city and every member of staff at UBIC is committed to their academic success and welfare.

Our students learn in a wide variety of ways, enabling them to develop the behaviours and skills needed for university in the UK. As students move through their programme, teachers will be directing, guiding and supporting them in different ways at different times. The focus will be for students to participate in:

  • a range of learning activities including: active learning, workshops, laboratory sessions, online support through the VLE, project-focussed and other Applied Learning tasks as well as more traditional lectures and seminars
  • assessment to receive feedback on their work so they may improve, and to arrive at their summative marks. Some assessment will be digital, some non-digital; projects, group and individual assignments will all feature.
  • activities with Learning Advisors, including reviewing progress, ensuring VLE engagement and being taking up support/intervention/stretching activities so they can achieve their potential. Students may also be signposted to other non-academic support as needed.
  • work to support the development of their e-Portfolio.
  • Your role

    You will plan, prepare, deliver, review and make enhancements to learning experiences for students, including:

  • Teaching students content in the relevant subject area as outlined in the module specification, at foundation certificate (RQF Level 3) pre-masters (CEFR B2 level) and/or International Year One).
  • Delivering lessons and other learning activities that engage and inspire students to achieve and learn effectively.
  • Creating and updating active learning and assessment content and sharing these across the Kaplan International Pathways network.
  • Embedding appropriate digital technologies in learning and assessment methods, so that it adds value or creates efficiency or improves student engagement.
  • Working with colleagues to ensure consistency of delivery of content and assessment processes and sharing these across the Kaplan International Pathways network; this may involve coordinating others also teaching on the module and may vary depending on individual college needs.
  • Contributing subject expertise where required for content and assessments across a range of modules.
  • Supporting students to develop their e-portfolio.
  • You will also

  • Develop and implement a range of innovative teaching methods that engage and meet the needs of all students.
  • Devise and deliver a range of enrichment and enhancement activities that raise students’ aspirations and achievements using relevant industry and academic networks.
  • Develop and implement module examinations and other forms of assessment, marking, providing feedback to students and moderation and standardisation; this may include coordinating others also teaching on the module and may vary depending on individual college needs.
  • Support the use of digital technologies in learning activities and develop your own competencies through personal and professional development.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance and performance and use these to inform reports to stakeholders.
  • Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff and represent the College at appropriate events and meetings.
  • Act as a Learning Advisor including reviewing students’ progress, checking on VLE engagement, monitoring welfare and offering support/intervention where required.
  • Advise on e-portfolio development.
  • Participate in all relevant administration and organisational tasks; registering student attendance; fulfilling any other duties as designated by the College Management.
  • About you:

    You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with international students, be student focussed, be open to change and development, and be committed to ensuring our students’ success. You will need:

  • Experience of teaching Business and/or Tourism and/or Social Sciences at levels 3 and 4 (a teaching qualification would be an advantage): Accounting & Finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Social Science, and Tourism.
  • The ability to plan, deliver and review a range of learning activities that guide and support students to achieve and flourish.
  • The ability to develop and update innovative teaching material that engages all students.
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a range of different teams in order to continually improve the student experience.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • A strong commitment to continuous professional development and a proven track record of using this to enhance the student experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of using technology to inform teaching practice and a willingness to embrace innovations.
  • A Post Graduate qualification but strong first degree or relevant professional experience will be considered.
  • Special Requirements

    The post holder will be required to have a DBS check

    At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all.

    As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

    Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.  

    About Kaplan International Pathways  

    , a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges. 

    In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities. 

    Extra information

    Status
    Open
    Education Level
    Other
    Location
    Brighton
    Working hours per week
    4 - 40
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Published at
    07-02-2021
    Profession Sub-category
    Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    No
    Car Preferred
    No
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    No
    Cover Letter Required
    No
    Languages
    English

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