English for Academic Purposes Teacher (Pre-sessional Courses)
University of St Andrews
May 28, 2018
St Andrews, Scotland, UK
£36, 613 pro rata
Contract - Experienced
English Language Teaching (ELT) at University of St Andrews is seeking an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Teacher to teach on its 10 week Pre-sessional Course this summer. This is a temporary role, starting on Tuesday 26th June and running until Friday 7th September. There may be some flexibility with the dates – if you are unable to commit to the full period then please state your exact availability in your application.
During the period of employment, the successful candidate will be expected to deliver up to 20 contact hours per week, and to attend teaching-related meetings as required. A full job description is attached.
Please note that we will only be able to employ candidates who already have the right to work in the UK. Applications must be received by Thursday June 7th.
Why work for English Language Teaching (ELT)?
ELT has developed a reputation within the UK and beyond as a centre of excellence for EAP teaching. Our dynamic and experienced team are involved in a wide range of teaching activities, and we have a strong culture of professional development. Working within this environment will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to learn from our existing teachers, while also allowing us to learn from you.
Why work at University of St Andrews?
St Andrews is one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world, and is consistently one of the highest ranked institutions in the UK. The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017 named St Andrews as UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality, and the 2016 National Student Survey found St Andrews students to have the highest level of satisfaction within the UK.
University buildings are integrated into a picturesque seaside town that enjoys some of the sunniest weather in Scotland, and that has a vibrant, international atmosphere. St Andrews’ status as the home of golf attracts many visitors over the summer, and the selection of restaurants, bars, cafes, and cultural and entertainment activities is unparalleled for a town of its size.
We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications, experience and attributes:
Educated to degree level
In possession of a relevant teaching qualification
Three years of relevant teaching experience
Willingness to learn and develop
Ability to work successfully as part of a team
Master’s degree in a relevant area
Significant university-level teaching experience
Additional Salary Information: Payment will be calculated pro rata from the annual salary given here, based on the period of employment. Competitively priced university accommodation is available to rent if required.
About University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is the oldest university in Scotland and third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded between 1410 and 1413.
The University is located in St Andrews, Fife, on the east coast of Scotland. It is a member of the 1994 Group, a network of smaller research-intensive British universities. Intake is highly selective.
St Andrews is listed among the top five universities in the United Kingdom, and has been described by the Sunday Times as "the main rival in the UK to Oxford and Cambridge".