Associate Lecturer-Language and Study Skills (Science)
- Deadline: Fri 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 UTC
- United Kingdom: York.
- University of York International Pathway College
- Experience: 5 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
Details of Position
The University of York International Pathway College (IPC) seeks to appoint an English Language Teaching professional to act, in the first instance, as co-ordinator for the Language and Study Skills modules within our Science Foundation Programmes. Initially reporting to the Science Programme Leader, with whom you will cooperate in planning programme content and organisation, you will also work closely with programme tutors to ensure effective course delivery. Your responsibilities will include materials and assessment development, coordinating teams of tutors, and the setting and marking of assignments, in addition to teaching classes and conducting tutorials. You will also be expected to deliver specialist scientific language teaching knowledge to support the work of other IPC staff. There may additionally be a need for you to work on other programmes such as the Pre-sessional, Pre-masters or other Foundation Certificates.
The International Pathway College currently offers 3 different Science Foundation programmes designed to prepare students for Undergraduate study at York University. Our students come from around the world and study on either a two or three-term course studying language and study skills alongside content modules in an area they intend to progress onto. The programmes have been recently redeveloped to place a larger focus on integrating the Science and Language content.
Knowledge and Skills:
You will have a detailed specialist knowledge of teaching English for Specific Academic Purposes within scientific fields. This knowledge could have come from your previous experience of teaching on science specific language courses or from your experience of general ELT together with your degree in a scientific discipline. You will be able to use this experience to provide science specific advice and guidance to language and study skills colleagues and to suggest future developments of the Science Language modules. You will have an understanding of approaches to assessment and evaluation as well as knowledge of the principles and practice of implementing and developing technology enhanced learning. You will have experience of supporting others in their teaching, and demonstrate excellent team working abilities. You will have the ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems. You will need to be able to demonstrate a proven ability in syllabus and materials development in ELT and in assessment design. You will also have the ability to set and mark assessments and provide appropriate feedback to students and the ability to plan and deliver learning in a virtual or electronic environment.
Salary and Benefits
Contract status: Open
Salary: £32,236 - £39,609 a year
University of York International Pathway College
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