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
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
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.