English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course Leader

University of Bath

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Skills Centre at the University of Bath for a Course Leader to provide leadership, management and development to the English Language programme. 

The English Language programme provides English Language support for international students and works with colleagues from across the University to support the recruitment and success of international students. Our Pre-sessional programme prepares students for entry to their degree programme by developing English language and academic language and skills. The in-sessional programme offers students an opportunity to continue to develop their language while at the University. 

We are looking for someone who can comfortably lead teaching teams to ensure the appropriate implementation and delivery of the English language syllabus to the highest standards. As part of the English Language team, you will, through the continual review and improvement of our services, help us meet the needs of all international students. 

This is a permanent, full time position working 36.5 hours per week. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Karen Spillard [email protected] however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website. 

About you: 

You will have a proven record of delivering high-quality English language activity/activities in an educational setting, as well as assessment development, management, communication, planning and leadership skills to help you develop teaching teams and the activities they support. Do you have the skills, experience, and motivation to help us to do this? If so, we encourage you to apply.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

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