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Assistant Head Academic English Skills

Study Group
West Yorkshire, UK
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Contract type:Full Time(37.5 hours) - Permanent

Location: Leeds, Leeds International Study Centre

Salary: Up to £42,330 per annum

You will work with the Head of Department to lead a team of English tutors, ensuring the effective delivery of all English and Academic Skills modules, across all courses and programmes, in line with our education strategy, broader scholarship and aims for an outstanding student experience. You will also contribute directly to student support and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Centre. As an assistant head of department, you will contribute to the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials and delivery

  • Support the Head of the Department in leading and motivating a team of Academic English Tutors to contribute to ensuring the best possible student outcomes and student experience on English and Academic Skills courses and modules.
  • Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributing to the effective overall management of the programme and the student life cycle
  • Supervise progression tracking and similar student outcome-focussed initiatives.
  • Provide effective performance management of direct reports, including setting personal objectives and KPIs; regularly reviewing performance; and conducting formal performance reviews according to company policy and procedures.
  • Recruit new academic staff for English and Academic Skills courses and modules as required and according to Study Group policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate, encourage and support staff to participate in regular personal development activities.
  • Plan and undertake regular personal development as agreed with the Head of Academic English Skills
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of students for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • Deputise for the Head of the Department when necessary
  • Contribute to the design, delivery and development of modules offered by the centre.
  • Contribute to the delivery and assessment of provision
  • Prepare module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, mark and provide feedback to students
  • Update and maintain the Virtual Learning Environments (VLE, Studysmart)
  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Relevant Teaching qualification (e.g. DELTA, TEFL, MA Linguistics).
  • Experience of teaching in UK higher or further education and preferably a teaching qualification and experience of working with international students.
Study Group is a leading international education provider that is dedicated and passionate about helping students around the world, creating a brighter future and reaching their full potential. With university partnerships and a variety of face-to-face, online, and hybrid study programmes, we can provide students with the resources and guidance they need to succeed. Our global network of offices and university partnerships ensure that students receive the best educational services available. Additionally, our Insendi platform enables us to deliver innovative, accessible, and intuitive digital learning experiences with the most advanced digital tools available.

Study Group is proud of its high standards in safeguardingand recognisesits importance in enabling the best possible student experience and outcomes. Forsuccessful applicants the following checks will be conducted- Criminal Background Check (country specific), x2 References, ID and Right to Work checks as well as Education Verification.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, or any other factor. We believe that the best person for the job should be selected based on skills and experience alone. Your information will be kept confidential and stored securely. Please see ourPrivacy Policy.
We adopt a rolling recruitment process meaning that we review applications as they are submitted. To avoid disappointment, please ensure that you apply ASAP.

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