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Teacher of English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Education Office

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Aug 2021
  • Salary: £45,234 - £53,536
  • REF: PRO00577
  • Closes: 28th September 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

The Centre for Academic English (CfAE) is seeking to appoint a full-time teacher of English for Academic Purposes. We are a busy and passionate team who believe in, and are committed to, delivering the highest quality of academic language and literacy provision to support the research output and the teaching of STEMM subjects at Imperial College London. We provide a wide range of courses and workshops to better support College members in communicating their science more powerfully and more effectively. Our provision runs for 12 months of the year, with one of the busiest periods being between July and September.

Duties and responsibilities

In this role, you will teach on the CfAE’s pre-sessional and in-sessional EAP programmes for STEMM subjects. You will support colleagues with the design and development of courses, with innovations in teaching materials and assessment tools, with the evaluation of student work and student progress, as well as provide individual feedback to students to support their academic language and literacy development.

You will also be expected to contribute to other CfAE activities such as College welcome events, bespoke provision for students and staff in specific departments as appropriate, collaborative projects with academic and other service departments as appropriate, and engage with the wider College community to promote and raise the profile of the work of the Centre.

Essential requirements

Applicants should possess a postgraduate qualification in Applied Linguistics/TESOL/EAP or other relevant area and/or a recognized ELT/EAP teaching qualification (DELTA/PGCE TESOL or equivalent)

Experience in any of the following areas is desirable: working with STEMM students, working with PhD students, developing e-materials, delivering content through Microsoft 365 applications, and developing EAP assessment items.

Further information

The post will ideally start in January 2022.

Interviews to be held: w/c 11 th October 2021

Application is online via this website.

Should you have any queries about the posts, please contact: julie.king@imperial.ac.uk

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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