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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      September 12,2021
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    English and Academic Skills Teacher

    Salary: £36,000

    Contract Type: Full time - Permanent

    Location: Amsterdam, Holland International Study Centre

    JOB OVERVIEW

    Here at the University of Huddersfield International Study Group Centre, we pride ourselves on providing a supportive learning experience that prepares our students for the challenges of undergraduate and postgraduate study. We provide excellent academic and English skills and knowledge that will enable our students to progress onto their chosen programme of study at the university and an eventual successful career. Our academic team enjoys a collaborative approach to Teaching and Learning by supporting each other in the planning, delivery and evaluation of our STEM programmes and modules content. We place the student at the centre of all we do, so if you are passionate about changing lives through opportunities in education and are fully committed to providing a fantastic student experience, this role is for you!

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Teaching and Learning

    • Plan appropriate, effective, differentiated, and inclusive learning programmes through schemes of work that promote equality and engage with diversity
    • Plan teaching sessions using learning outcomes found in modules’ specifications and accommodate individualised learning using a variety of resources and methods including digital learning techniques
    • Ensure all learning materials are updated and available on the VLE for students to access and engage with
    • Apply the principles of learning to provide learning activities to meet curriculum requirements and the needs of all students
    • Select the relevant learning approaches and skill development to ensure students’ progress
    • Contribute to the provision of a stimulating learning environment whilst adhering to the Centres’ Health and Safety and safeguarding procedures

    Assessment

    • Apply the theories and principles of assessment including initial, diagnostic, timely formative and summative assessment
    • Use a variety of consistent methods to check learning in lessons and periodically track and record students’ progress
    • Ensure that interactive assessment activities are available to students, face to face, online and via VLE
    • Provide regular and timely constructive feedback to students to enable them to improve and achieve their qualifications
    • Prepare students for summative assessment e.g. exams, coursework, assignments, practical and/ or other required assessments methods
    • Engage in the timely preparation of assessment materials including the creation, marking, moderation and the entry of marks in the appropriate platforms e.g. Progresso and Trackers

    Progress Support

    • Maintain continuous, up to date and accurate records of student attendance and progress
    • Respond promptly and appropriately to lapses in student attendance, punctuality, behaviour and needed the application to their future studies, referrals to progress coaches or senior management as necessary.
    • Support students with individual target setting and revise these throughout the year during progress checks
    • Support students with action planning to improve academic performance and achieve aspirational targets
    • Be available to offer support to students as required e.g. workshops, booster and revision classes
    • Support students to progress to the University by being proactive in liaising with University Schools and link tutors
    • Contribute to student progress reports in a clear, accurate manner using constructive language
    • Strive for students to achieve and attain high standards

    Learning and Welfare Support

    • Act as progress coach and carry out duties associated with this role
    • Refer students for learning support where appropriate
    • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the well-being of students in your care. Refer to support services where appropriate
    • Contribute to effective communication with stakeholders e.g. parents, sponsors, University and others as appropriate

    Personal Learning and Development

    • Be aware of and comply with all Centre quality assurance processes such as observation of teaching and learning, audits of teaching and learning material, including VLE contents, programme and module evaluation and subject team performance reviews
    • Demonstrate and update subject specialist knowledge to ensure the currency of specialist teaching
    • Convey enthusiasm for the personal specialist area to staff and students
    • Engage in professional development to improve teaching and learning practice, and update subject specialist knowledge
    • Undertake reflection and self-evaluation of personal teaching practice and continuing professional development
    • Comply with expectations of all professional conduct regulations
    • Use student feedback to improve personal performance

    Team working

    • Work as part of the Engineering, Science and Computing Team to produce and develop an exciting curriculum for students
    • Be prepared to operate on a flexible basis to meet the needs of the Engineering Team and the Centre as a whole
    • Be available to cover lessons for absent colleagues as required
    • Prepare for and participate in appropriate Centre events e.g. induction activity, enrichment, University school events, award ceremonies, surveys and other activities
    • Promote a cohesive work ethic within the Department, the Centre and the ISC network
    • Share best practices and contribute to the Engineering Teams’ bank of effective resources/ideas/activities for Teaching and Learning and mentoring
    • Attend Department, Centre and Network Organised Events and meetings in accordance with provided schedules.

    EXPERIENCE

    • Successful teaching, learning and assessment experience at level 3
    • Thorough STEM subjects’ knowledge mainly Maths and Engineering
    • Successful teaching, learning and assessment experience at level 4
    • Experience in teaching International Students
    • Experience in supporting students in a pastoral role
    • Experience in developing learning and teaching through digital learning platforms.
    • The ability to form and maintain effective relationships with students and colleagues
    • Ability to contribute to the design, development and evaluation of curriculum, resources, and all assessment methods
    • Committed to promoting excellence and continuous improvement in teaching and learning
    • Enthusiastic and committed to undertaking continuing professional development CPD
    • The vision, drive and enthusiasm to achieve targets
    • Self-reliant, self -motivated and able to show initiative
    • Sound administrative, I.T. and organisation skills
    • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

    ABOUT US

    Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education and work with universities that are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.

    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.

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    ***We adopt a rolling recruitment process meaning that we review applications as they are submitted. To avoid disappointment, please ensure that you apply asap.***

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