AES Subject Lead in Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • Leeds
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Study Group

Location: Leeds, Leeds International Study Centre

Contract type: Full Time – Permanent

Salary: up to £39,605.59 per annum

JOB OVERVIEW

Leeds International Study Centre and its programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University. 

You will work with colleagues across the Centre to ensure the effective delivery of teaching programmes in line with our education strategy, broader scholarship and aims for an outstanding student experience. You will also contribute directly to student support and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Centre. As a subject lead, you will contribute to the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials and delivery across a range of modules or within a subject area.  The Subject Lead role will also have programme management responsibility of an IY1 programme. The role is supported through remission against overall teaching hours. The amount of remission will be proportionate to the volume of students on the programme.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide academic coordination for the designated module(s) in the role of Subject Lead

  • Lead / Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributing to the effective overall management of the programmes and the student life cycle.

  • Line manage a group of academic tutors

  • Contribute to the design, delivery and development of modules offered by the centre.

  • Contribute to the delivery and assessment of Academic English provision.

  • Prepare module examinations and other formative and summative assessment forms, mark and provide feedback to students.

  • Support planning activities e.g. timetabling and field trips

  • Update and maintain the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and the AES online platform

  • Work with the centre’s Student Experience and academic team to deliver induction, orientation and registration programmes.

  • Liaise with the Progression, Welfare and Support team to support students in achieving their progression aim.  

  • Represent the department at external events e.g enhancement and engagement activities with the partner universities.

  • Liaise and meet with the Link Tutor at the partner university to ensure that quality standards and external oversight are achieved.  

  • Engage in scholarly activity to ensure the delivery of modules is current

  • Implement quality assurance procedures at module level and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of the programme to achieve high standards

  • Fully use centre systems to log and monitor student attendance

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student engagement

  • Complete sponsor reports and academic reports for students.

  • Take up opportunities such as (for example) VLE development; Peer Observation activities.

  • Undertake teaching, learning and assessment observations and associated staff development plans to assure standards within the subject area.

  • Any other duties as required from time to time by the Head of AES and Centre Director

  • Promote health, safety and wellbeing of students and colleagues. Hold personal accountability to avoid action that could threaten the health or safety of you, other employees, students or members of the public.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Relevant Teaching qualification (DELTA, TEFL, MA Linguistics)

  • Experience of teaching in UK higher or further education and preferably a teaching qualification and experience of working with international students

    ABOUT US

Study Group is a leading international education provider dedicated and passionate about helping students worldwide, creating a brighter future and reaching their full potential. With university partnerships and a variety of face-to-face, online, and hybrid study programmes, we can provide students with the resources and guidance they need to succeed. Our global network of offices and university partnerships ensure that students receive the best educational services available. Additionally, our Insendi platform enables us to deliver innovative, accessible, and intuitive digital learning experiences with the most advanced digital tools available.

ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE

Study Group is proud of its high standards in safeguarding and recognises its importance in enabling the best possible student experience and outcomes. For successful applicants, the following checks will be conducted- Criminal Background Check (country-specific), x2 References, ID and Right to Work checks as well as Education Verification.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, or any other factor. We believe the best person for the job should be selected based on skills and experience alone. Your information will be kept confidential and stored securely. Please see our Privacy Policy (https://corporate.studygroup.com/-/media/Corporate-Site/Files/Privacy-policy-2018/Candidates_Privacy_Notice.pdf) .

We adopt a rolling recruitment process meaning that we review applications as they are submitted. To avoid disappointment, please ensure that you apply asap.

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