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Pre-sessional Tutor, Language and Study Skills

International Pathway College
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
25,941 - 31,866 a year
Interview Date
to be confirmed
Posted Date
Job Reference

Role Description


The International Pathway College (IPC) has some exciting teaching opportunities on its Pre-sessional Programmes in 2021. These programmes are targeted at the specific needs of the future faculty students aim to progress to and variants will be offered online. 


IPC seeks to appoint a number of English Language Teaching Tutors to deliver its growing Pre-sessional Programmes. Your responsibilities will include teaching ‘live sessions’ online, monitoring student completion of asynchronous activities, conducting academic tutorials, administering and marking assessments and providing feedback to students.   

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed 

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Relevant level 5 teaching qualification e.g. Cambridge ESOL CELTA, Trinity Cert TESOL or PGCE in English/modern languages with ELT/TESOL subsidiary
  • Knowledge of ELT within the context of English for Academic Purposes and Higher Education
  • Confidence in using technology enhanced learning
  • Awareness of assessment techniques for writing and speaking skills, and providing effective feedback
  • Ability to deliver teaching sessions, and contribute to team-taught course units
  • Ability to mark written work, presentations, projects, and examinations with reference to language and study skills, and provide appropriate feedback to students
  • Able to supervise student work, provide advice on study skills, and assist with learning problems
  • Capable to take on specific administrative activities, paying due regard to detail and timekeeping
  • Experience in a relevant area of English Language Teaching including some experience of English for Academic Purposes
  • Experience in teaching international students from different cultural and language backgrounds, and familiarity with associated challenges and opportunities

Online Pre-Sessional programme dates 

Online 20-week Pre-Sessional – Monday 12 April to Friday 3 September 2021 

Tutor induction: Tuesday 6 April to Friday 9 April 2021 

Online 15-week Pre-Sessional – Monday 24 May to Friday 3 September 2021 

Tutor induction: Monday 17 May to Friday 21 May 2021 

Online 10-week Pre-Sessional – Monday 28 June to Friday 3 September 2021 

Tutor induction: Monday 21 June to Friday 25 June 2021 

Online 5-week Pre-Sessional – Monday 2 August to Friday 3 September 2021 

Tutor induction: Wednesday 28 July to Friday 30 July 2021 

Condition of appointment
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Interview date:  This is a rolling recruitment. Interviews will be held online via Zoom and/or Skype with the date to be confirmed.  In order to qualify for a position, you must be able to work and be based in the UK. 

For informal enquiries: please contact 

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