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CULP Portuguese Teacher

Language Centre, Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 02nd Sep 2021
  • Salary: £29,176-£34,804 pro rata
  • REF: VD28010
  • Closes: 19th September 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

The Cambridge University Language Programmes (CULP) offers language courses in sixteen languages from basic to advanced levels, alongside a range of courses for specific purposes.

The role holder will be expected to teach two Languages for Academic Purposes groups with a focus on Brazilian Portuguese. Teaching will take place from early October to June.

Our learners include undergraduate and graduate students and University staff, as well as members of the general public. 2021-22 courses will be delivered using Zoom for synchronous teaching and communication, and Moodle for asynchronous self-study and as resource depository. The role holder is expected to contribute to the Programmes’ reputation for excellence. We expect that in the future we will be able to deliver courses both in a classroom, and face-to-face, as well as hybrid mode.

You will have extensive experience of teaching to adult learners in HE with special reference to courses for academic purposes, a native / near-native command of the Portuguese language and fluent English, with a detailed knowledge of both grammars. You will also have a degree in languages or applied linguistics. The ability to teach a variety of modes of delivery would be a definite advantage.

You will have excellent interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills, the ability to motivate a wide range of learners, prepare and deliver lessons independently as well as work as part of a team. You will be a competent user of IT and ideally, with experience in teaching remotely online (e.g. Zoom or MS Teams), confident in the design and production of digital teaching materials and the integration into teaching of Virtual Learning Environments (Moodle).

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Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Nebojša Radić, CULP Director, by email to nr236@cam.ac.uk.

Interview Date: Thursday 23 September 2021.

Please quote reference VD28010 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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