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Lecturer in English Language Teaching

The Language Centre

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £34,804 to £39,152 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 June 2021
Reference:  EHT2027-0621

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

You will be an enthusiastic, friendly and resilient professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established record of professional practices and very good teaching experience, on a wide range of ELT programmes is essential. You will have a background teaching EAP and teacher education/training courses with supporting professional qualifications (Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL) and a Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline (ELT/TESOL/Applied Linguistics/Linguistics). Experience of teaching abroad would be an advantage.

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within a Language Centre accredited by the British Council and BALEAP.

About the Role

The Edge Hill Language Centre’s mission is to support language learning at the University. It offers English Language courses, ranging from those aimed at preparing students for academic study (Pre-sessional/International Foundation Year/STEM Foundation Year (new)) to summer programmes for those wishing to improve their English language ability while learning about, and experiencing, contemporary British culture. Registered students also benefit from In-sessional provision. Teacher education and training courses include the MA in TESOL (face-to-face and online) and the Trinity CertTESOL (new).  The Language Centre also offers credit-rated modules in French, Spanish, Arabic, German and Mandarin in addition to extracurricular evening classes.  

You will be expected to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our ELT programmes (including the MA TESOL, Trinity CertTESOL and credit-rated modules), contributing to the delivery of our provision mostly for international students or students for whom English is not the language of habitual use but may also teach on courses for home students as appropriate. Candidates should have proven experience of teaching General English, EAP and teacher training and education courses.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Carmel Roche at Rocheca@edgehill.ac.uk 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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