Apply for this job now

Life Sciences Tutor

City, Cardiff
£30.43 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Location: Cardiff University International Study Centre - in-person teaching Contract type: Permanent, Variable Hours (part-time) Salary: up to £30.43 per hour JOB OVERVIEW Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence. Cardiff International Study Centre (ISC) is a new and exciting development, launched in September 2020. You would be working in a culture of enhancing learning, teaching and assessment through a developmental approach, which for you will mean autonomy, innovation, and development opportunities. You will teach on Biology and/or Chemistry modules on the International Foundation Year (level 3). You will play a key role by contributing to the development of teaching materials and formative assessment. You will empower students to reach the level they need to progress into university by providing student-centred, engaging, and innovative learning. You ll undertake marking and feedback on formative and summative assessments. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Student learning experience Contribute to the delivery and development of modules and teaching sessions offered by the Cardiff ISC Prepare and deliver teaching sessions, with a normal teaching load of up to 25 hours per week Prepare module tests and other forms of formative and summative assessments Mark students formative and summative assessments submissions and provide timely feedback to students on their performance, including writing regular student reports and tutorials Develop and update course material for modules and teaching sessions, including module material for the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Work with the Centre s Student Experience team in the delivery of induction, orientation and registration programmes. Notify and liaise with colleagues where necessary to ensure all students receive appropriate ongoing welfare and progression support Support with the coordination of and delivery of labs Quality and standards assurance and enhancement Implement quality assurance procedures at the module and teaching session-level and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of courses Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student attendance and performance Attend and contribute to standardisation, moderation and other quality assurance meetings Academic management and personal development Participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributes to the effective overall management of the programme and student life cycle Maintain and submit accurate and timely records of teaching and other activities Participate in regular training and development activities and maintain a log of these activities EXPERIENCE REQUIRED A Bachelor s degree in a relevant subject area (Essential) Teaching qualification or equivalent experience (Desirable) Master s in a related discipline (Essential for level 6 delivery/ Desirable for level 3) Experience of teaching in UK higher, further education or sixth form (Essential) Experience in working with international students (Desirable) Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.) ABOUT US We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with over 50 universities around the world, offering over 500 undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes. Voted as 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class education to talented students from across the globe. With a truly global outlook and offices all over the world, our international team uses its expertise, knowledge, and commitment to create opportunities and add value. We are determined to grow and innovate in our field, providing our students and partners with high-quality outcomes across the higher education space. ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate
Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 702537654-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Study Group
    Study Group
  • Location: City, Cardiff
  • Salary: £30.43 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent