English Language Tutor
Kaplan International
London, GB
3d ago

About Us

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, China 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.

Main responsibilities and functions

  • Designing and delivering 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 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 17th October 2018

    Start date : 29th October 2018

    Please note 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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