Tutor - English for Academic Purposes

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Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Jun 2024

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Tutor - English for Academic Purposes

 Tutoring role providing teaching, course and curriculum development, administration, service and student support.

Mō te tūka | The role

Provide English for Academic Purposes teaching, course and curriculum development, administration, service and student support in the programmes of Academic Preparation and Pathways in Te Tuawhiti and support the unit and the University to achieve its operational and strategic objectives.

Academic Preparation and Pathways, a part of Te Tuawhiti at Lincoln University, delivers transition programmes for international and domestic students who intend to study for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. The unit offers an English for Academic Purposes programme for students who need to meet the English language requirements for entry to tertiary study, and the Certificate in University Studies and the Diploma in University Studies for students who need to meet academic entry requirements for undergraduate study or have been out of tertiary study for some time.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week based at our Lincoln Campus. 

Kā tino Pūkeka/Whēako | Essential skills/experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A bachelor degree or higher; a postgraduate qualification is preferred
  • A recognised teaching qualification in TESOL or equivalent, suitable for teaching English for Academic Purposes in a university environment.
  • At least three years' recent teaching experience in the tertiary and/or language learning sector together with evidence of successful outcomes for students.
  • At least three years' recent experience in the development, moderation and delivery of curricula and assessment for tertiary and/or language learning students in alignment with current best practice. The successful candidate will be highly familiar with online assessment.
  • Relevant, recent experience in the successful delivery of online teaching and a demonstrated commitment to developing one's own professional capability in this area.
  • Relevant, recent experience in the delivery and administrative support of on-campus English for Academic Purposes programmes, including for short-term groups.

Kā hua ka riro ki a koe | What's in it for you?

As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working in a supportive organisation with a commitment to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as:

  • Professional growth with our staff training & development programme
  • Six weeks paid leave per year (based on 1.0 FTE)
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Contributions towards eye tests and the cost of glasses
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Access to free confidential wellbeing support services through ClearHead
  • Access to employee member benefits with Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Access to on-site early childhood centre with discounted staff rates
  • Boost rewards membership that offers retail & service discounts
  • Access to various staff social groups and activities
  • Great location - with a lot of new development, stunning gardens & greenery, onsite cafes and walking distance to Lincoln township.

Mō mātou | About us

As the longest-running land-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives, growing the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, people and ecosystems.

With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres, and a range of corporate service units, Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries.

Based on the outskirts of Christchurch with a beautiful campus on the plains of Te Waipounamu, Lincoln is the ideal location for outdoor adventure as well as city life with access to excellent schools, health, and recreation facilities.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. 

We will be considering applicants who have current unrestricted legal working rights in New Zealand.

Job Details
Reference # 2024-16584
Posted on 13 Jun 2024
Closes on 20 Jun 2024 18:00 NZST
Location(s) Lincoln University Campus
Expertise Academic
Work type(s) Permanent full-time
More details (document) PD Tutor, English for Academic Purposes June 2024.pdf

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