Business Subjects Teacher
Job title Business Subject Teacher (Level 3, 4 and/or 6)
Division/dept. De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)
Working hours 6 - 18 contact hours per week
Start date 1st April 2019
Annual leave 5.6 weeks per annum pro rata (Including Public Holidays)
Reports to Head of Business
Salary £30 - £35 per contact hour
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our teaching teams in the Business Department. Your role will involve teaching and assessing international students to ensure they exceed targets.
You will support learners in all aspects of their educational studies using both pre-prepared materials, innovation within your teaching as well as utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.
Based at the heart of De Montfort University’s campus, DMUIC offers a wide range of courses to international students, all of which, upon successful completion, allow progression to a variety of university Degrees, both Undergraduate and Postgraduate, at De Montfort University. Our students come from over 50 different countries providing an incredibly diverse community of leaners.
We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.
If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Plan and deliver Business subject lessons to international pre-university students from a range of linguistic, educational and cultural backgrounds
- Remain sensitive to the expectations of different nationalities whilst encouraging an open and questioning approach to learning that leads students to become independent learners
- Provide academic support for students, as appropriate, through consultations and tutorials, demonstrating a willingness to offer extra advice outside normal class hours
- Develop and maintain an encouraging classroom environment in which accepted rules of behaviour are consistently applied
- Select, prepare and use teaching and learning materials appropriate for international students
- Assess students throughout their modules, regularly creating, providing and marking both formative and summative evaluations
- Provide detailed oral and written feedback to students and other stakeholders, for example, the College Manager and College Director, as required
- Carry out administrative and record-keeping tasks associated with teaching and assessment (e.g accurate attendance records, student progress reports, lesson plans.)
- Assist in the development of module templates, handbooks, schemes of work, teaching resources and assessment materials
- Populate the VLE (Blackboard) with relevant materials for students to access
- Attend and contribute to college meetings and training sessions as required
- Act as a positive ambassador for Oxford International
- Adhere to both the DMU and DMUIC codes of conduct for staff