We are sharing this job advert on behalf of Glyndŵr University, Wrexham.
The Second Language Learning Centre at Glyndwr University is a rapidly expanding academic area, with usually around 1000 enrolments per Academic Year – mainly in the areas of EAP, CPD and part-time short courses in ESOL at HE level (English for Professional Purposes). Full-time ESOL courses are another growing field of activity, as are tailor-made English language packages offered both at the University and on company premises in and around Wrexham. In addition to English, the Centre offers short courses in MFL.
Due to expansion of its summer school activities, the Centre wishes to appoint additional sessional lecturers to contribute to the teaching of English short programmes in August 2015. The length of contract is negotiable, and the Centre can help with accommodation requests if needed.
Applicants are expected to have native speaker competence in English, a teaching qualification (e.g. CELTA/DELTA) and adequate experience of English language teaching. Newly qualified teachers will also be considered as appropriate.
Hours of work are negotiable, but will usually consist of 18 hrs of class contact per week Monday-Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm. Payment is £31.67/hr, covering all preparatory and assessment tasks.
The postholder will be based at our Wrexham campus. For further information or details of the positions, contact Dr. Leila Luukko-Vinchenzo (Head of the Second Language Learning Centre), email@example.com , 01978 293553
PERSON SPECIFICATION for the position of:
Sessional Lecturers in English Language
Required for August 2015.
- Appropriate teaching experience, or a most recent professional qualification in the subject area
- An undergraduate degree in languages, or a related area
- A professional teaching qualification, e.g. CELTA or DELTA
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Team working skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Appreciation of a multilingual and multicultural working environment
JOB SPECIFICATION for the position of:
Sessional Lecturer in languages (Second Language Learning Centre)
The following requirements represent an overview of the principal responsibilities of the role. The list is not comprehensive and will depend on the attributes, skills and knowledge of the successful candidate.
- To contribute to the teaching and assessment of the appropriate ESOL modules
- To undertake student assessment, monitor and record student progress
To carry out general administrative responsibilities associated with the position of a sessional lecturer