Tutor (Computer Science)
Tutor (Computer Science)
Reference number: JR231624
Location: Please note that this role is based full-time on the University of Essex campus in Colchester
Working pattern: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Number of roles: 1
Salary: £33,500 Per annum + Benefits
We are looking for a Tutor (Computer Science) to join our team.
At the University of Essex International College (UEIC), we’re looking to appoint a Tutor (Computer Science) to join our successful team and provide stimulating, effective teaching to international students preparing to study in undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes at the University of Essex, from January 2024.
UEIC has been set up in partnership with the University of Essex to provide new routes for international students wishing to study degrees at the University. The University of Essex is one of the most international universities in Britain and is also known for its bold approach to teaching, research and innovation. Located in the historic Constable Building on the University’s Colchester campus, the college delivers undergraduate Foundation, International Year One, Pre-Master’s and Pre-Sessional English programmes and a range of other support and extracurricular services.
This is an excellent opportunity for Secondary teacher or Lecturer, who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.
A detailed job description can be viewed here.
What you’ll bring to the role
We’re looking for candidates with expertise and teaching experience in the following areas, however, there may be other areas within the programmes which the successful candidate will teach:
Mathematics for Computing
Introduction to Databases
Introduction to Programming
Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
What we do
Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.
In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities.
What we offer
As well as a competitive salary, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
28 days annual leave*
Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family
24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services
Company pension contributions
Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels
Medicash Health Cash Plan
*Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time.
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 30th November 2023. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.
Additional Application Information
As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country.
If you require support completing your application or wish to talk to someone about the role before applying, please complete the following form.
Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments
At Kaplan International Pathways, we're dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive global workforce. As equal opportunity employers, we ensure fair treatment for all employees, safeguarding them from discrimination based on protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, and beyond.
We actively welcome individuals from varied backgrounds to apply for roles within our organisation, appreciating the distinct viewpoints and contributions they offer. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups, including diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with visible and hidden disabilities, and individuals of any age or family status.
Furthermore, we proudly endorse and provide a platform for our Employee Resource Groups, such as Kaplan Pride, Higher Ground Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage Group, and Parents and Carers. These groups serve as vital forums for support, connection, and advocacy within our company
Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme. Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview.